Corporate and Commercial

Yousef Al Amly

The Fundamentals of ESOPs & LTIPs for UAE Listed Companies

Many of the UAE-listed companies are actively considering or implementing either a long-term incentive plan (“LTIP”) or an employee share ownership ...
20 Dec, 2022
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Maria Lorenza Cremaschi


Such an important event requires a specific set of laws to protect the interests of stakeholders, tournament participants, contractors, suppliers, and holders o...
21 Nov, 2022
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Veronika Chastukhina

How can I open a restaurant in Dubai?

Have you ever thought about starting your own restaurant business abroad in one of the most developed countries in the world, where the tourist flow is increasi...
06 Sep, 2022
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Cyrus Izibili

UAE business sponsorship: partnership & service agent

Pre-Direct Investment Law (DIL) 2018, an expatriate who seeks to set up a business was required to have a registered business license on the mainland under the ...
02 Sep, 2022
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Mohamed Abdelrehiem

UAE Commercial Agencies Law. Know Your Rights

Introduction In the UAE, the commercial agency is an arrangement whereby an international company appoints an agent to distribute, offer, negotiate the sale o...
19 Apr, 2021
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Gerry Rogers

Corporate Structuring Part Three: Exit Strategies

This article constitutes the third in a series of articles which are intended to provide practical overviews of certain structuring tools which provide protecti...
09 Sep, 2020
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Payal Manhas

Foreign Direct Investment in UAE 2020 - the Positive Vibes!

The year 2020 kicked off with the much anticipated and positive announcement on the expansion of the world of Foreign Investment into the “Mainland Market...
31 Aug, 2020
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Paula Villegas Guevara

Corporate Structuring: Part Two: Convertible Loan Notes

This article constitutes the second in a series of articles which are intended to provide practical overviews of certain structuring tools which provide protect...
30 Aug, 2020
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Ahmed Elnaggar

No more Visa Security Deposit "Bank Guarantee" for DMCC Companies

DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre) Registration Authority, in collaboration with Dubai Insurance Company, has launched a new Employee Protection Insurance (E...
25 Aug, 2020
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Gerry Rogers

Corporate Structuring article Part One: Rights of First Refusal and Options

This article constitutes the first in a series of articles which are intended to provide practical overviews of certain corporate structuring tools which provid...
24 Aug, 2020
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Yann Mrazek

FATF mutual evaluation report on the UAE released

What's new? The FATF Mutual Evaluation Report on the UAE is out. The report analyses the country's level of compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and pro...
20 May, 2020
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Célia Titouni

UAE Foundation regimes – an overview

Over the past twelve months, both the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) extended their structuring and legacy p...
10 Jan, 2019
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Ahmed Ibrahim

The new UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law - A Game Changer

The legal infrastructure of the UAE witnessed a series of “face lifts” over the past two years or so, beginning with the Companies Law in 2015, cont...
02 Jan, 2019
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