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UAE New Foreign Direct Investment Law - Federal Decree-Law No. 19 of 2018

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UAE New Foreign Direct Investment Law - Federal Decree-Law No. 19 of 2018

The FDI Law introduces the possibility of up to 100% foreign ownership of a business entity on-shore UAE.

28 November 2018
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Dubai Court adopts a purposive approach to rule in favour of foreign stakeholder

In a recent landmark judgment the Dubai Court of First Instance decided in favour of a foreign shareholder, against a local Emirati.

28 April 2016
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UK Listed Company fined GBP 2.25m under UK Bribery Act for payments in the UAE

A UK building consultancy has become the first company to be convicted under the UK Bribery Act 2010 for bribing an official in the UAE.

29 February 2016
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Foreign ownership in Saudi Arabia

The MoCI has announced that they are investigating proposals to allow up to 100 percent foreign ownership in retail and wholesale trading entities.

28 September 2015
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Getting on board with Dispute Boards

Why are Dispute Boards not more widely used in the Middle East - a region which should benefit more than most from them?

28 September 2015
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Navigating disputes in the UAE

Mark Hoyle discusses how the approach to dispute resolution is developing in the United Arab Emirates.

28 September 2015
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The New UAE Commercial Companies Law – how is it getting on?

A review of the new Commercial Companies Law in the United Arab Emirates - has it been a success?

28 September 2015
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Is the rise in popularity of Luxury Branded Residences in Dubai set to continue?

A review of the dynamic between high-end developments and 'affordable housing' in the Dubai real estate market.

28 September 2015
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Enforcement of contractual rights in construction disputes in the Middle East

Even in good times, large construction projects can be a source of disputes. We review the enforcement of contractual rights in such construction disputes.

28 September 2015
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