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May 23, 2019
Despite the limited number of filings and the dearth of decisions, parties conducting M&A in or from the UAE should consider the impact of the competition regime.
May 23, 2019
The recent announcement of Uber Technologies Inc’s acquisition of its Middle Eastern based competitor, Careem, in a cash and stock transaction worth US$3.1 billion, has renewed the spotlight on the burgeoning venture capital market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
May 22, 2019
The new AML Law has been shaped by international AML standards and provides several mechanisms to combat money-laundering.
May 7, 2019
A new law requires businesses that use information and communication technology for processing health data to ensure its confidentiality, accuracy and validity.
April 17, 2019
It is hoped that the new programme will enable defence contractors to identify more accessible opportunities to generate offset credits.
March 27, 2019
This new rule is a crucial step towards greater investment and business freedom.
March 20, 2019
Insurance and reinsurance providers should review the resolution and the list of violations to ensure their compliance.
March 20, 2019
While it is still too early to judge the effectiveness of reforming LIBOR, it is a step in the right direction.
March 13, 2019
While the changes are welcome, they put pressure on litigants to plead their cases within relatively short time periods ...
February 20, 2019
In a welcome development, the new law introduces long-term residency visas for four categories of persons.
February 13, 2019
A new agreement could make the UAE a much more attractive place to establish funds.
January 16, 2019
The amendments are designed to make the UAE's Penal Code consistent with other recent federal legislation and current federal enforcement policies.
January 9, 2019
The New Banking Law and the New AML Law have enhanced the protection afforded to confidential information.
December 20, 2018
For decades, banks and other counterparties in the UAE have obtained financial services from foreign financial institutions. Industry bodies, such as the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the International Capital Market Association and the International Securities Lending Association, have developed standard documentation for these kinds of transactions ...
December 12, 2018
The new law introduces subtle but important changes to the AML landscape in the UAE.