Ideh Aminifar

ADGM Foundations Law

Overview The guidelines provide an overview of the foundation regime in ADGM governed mainly by the ADGM Foundations Regulations 2017 (Foundations Regulations)...
10 Nov, 2023
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Anuraag Malhotra

Taxability of private foundations

BackgroundA foundation is an independent legal entity created by law. It draws its features from both a company and trust. Similar to a company, a foundation ha...
12 Oct, 2023
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Yann Mrazek

Structuring Alert: DIFC turbo charges its holding structure offering

The Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFCA) has announced the expansion of its Prescribed Company – or “Presco” – Regulat...
01 Jul, 2020
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Joella Mistry Thibodeau

Ras Al Khaimah introduces Foundation structures

The Ras Al Khaimah International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC) announced the launch of a new ‘Foundations’ regime with the issuance of the RAK ICC Foun...
21 May, 2020
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Urs Stirnimann

Foundations in the Middle East

The passing of wealth from one generation to the other with a public benefit has been done in the Muslim world since the times of Prophet Mohammed in the form o...
16 Jan, 2019
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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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