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Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP
Franchising Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of United Arab Emirates, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, have been the subject of a drastic surge where they emerged as the preferred route for public fund-raising in 2020.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, aim to acquire private companies and make them public, by virtue of the SPACs themselves having gone through an IPO.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The following UAE Franchise Laws and Regulations 2022 Guide covers common issues in franchise laws and regulations including competition law, real estate and protecting the brand and other intellectual property.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With Expo 2020 Dubai fast approaching, many businesses are looking to enter the UAE market and existing businesses are looking to expand their presence.
Ocorian
With the number of foundations registered in the UAE surpassing 350, the structure is increasingly being used as an ‘off the shelf product', rather than a bespoke wealth solution...
Hassan Elhais
Prior to the recent amendment of the Federal Law No.2 of 2015 and its amendments (‘UAE Commercial Companies Law'), it was a mandatory requirement for expats to have a local sponsor to be appointed in the company.
Hassan Elhais
In legal terms, a lease agreement can be defined as ‘a contract by which one party conveys land, property, services, etc. to another for a specified time, usually in return for a periodic payment'.
Hassan Elhais
The UAE cabinet had recently adopted an amendment to the commercial companies act that allows for hundred per cent foreign ownership of companies in the UAE.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In the following article, originally published in The Oath Magazine, Rima Mrad and Bradley Moran offer a comparison of the Foundations in the ADGM, DIFC & RAK ICC – the formation, key features and differences.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The FIDIC suite of construction contracts is written and published by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers. The FIDIC acronym stands for the French version of the Federation's name (Federation Internationale des Ingenieurs-Conseil).
Hassan Elhais
A noteworthy amendment in the Commercial Agency Law (Federal Law 18 of 1981) in UAE is currently the talk of the town.
Ocorian
Foundations have become a popular option for regional wealth structuring and succession planning in the UAE, offering a number of benefits to both families and businesses.
Gowling WLG
We previously reported on the announcement of amendments to the UAE Commercial Companies Law 2015 (as amended) (the "CCL"), which aimed to introduce 100% foreign ownership of companies...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The Federal Cabinet issued the Cabinet Resolution No 58/2020 (the "UBO Regulations") last year. The UBO Regulations applies to...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In November 2020, we released a client alert outlining significant amendments to the U.A.E.'s Companies Law that were yet to take effect at the time of writing.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Foundations are a form of hybrid entity similar to both a private company and a trust structure.
Hassan Elhais
In this article we will like to highlight the important aspects on why it is critical that small businesses analyze ‘partnership agreements' and its legal implications.
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Shearman & Sterling LLP
Between October 4-6, 2021, Shearman & Sterling sponsored the World Hydrogen Congress. During the conference, partner Dan Feldman, Leader of Shearman & Sterling's Global Hydrogen Industry Team...
Loggerhead Partners
Recent economic progress noted across the globe calls for robust planning in relocation, both for business and high-net-worth individuals that wish to set up their business operations...
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