Information about DRA (including the Courts and the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Center) and useful clauses to include in contracts

This week I met with a representative of the Dispute Resolution Authority in Dubai and would like to share with you helpful information about DIFC Courts and the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, as well as the respective opt-in clauses. Please see below for the links to the respective websites, as well as – in particular – … More Information about DRA (including the Courts and the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Center) and useful clauses to include in contracts

Regime for Marketing Foreign Funds in the UAE

Morgan Lewis published a very helpful article exploring the rules governing marketing in the UAE of interests in foreign (non-UAE) funds, and in particular the various exemptions from the general requirement that such foreign funds be registered with the Securities and Commodities Authority of the UAE and marketed in the UAE by locally licensed placement agents. Conclusions of the article: … More Regime for Marketing Foreign Funds in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates become the 109th jurisdiction to join the most powerful multilateral treaty against offshore tax evasion and avoidance

21/04/2017 –Today at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, His Excellency Muadid Hareb Mughair Al-Khaili, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to France, signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters in the presence of the OECD Deputy Secretary-General, Rintaro Tamaki. The Convention’s impact grows with each new signatory; it also serves as the … More The United Arab Emirates become the 109th jurisdiction to join the most powerful multilateral treaty against offshore tax evasion and avoidance

10 ten questions asked by my clients who want to set up in the UAE, by Alexandre Teodoresco

Excellent piece explaining in plain English how to set up a conpany in the UAE. See: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/10-ten-questions-asked-my-clients-who-want-set-up-uae-teodoresco?trk=v-feed&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3B0c0Wd2h8SI7%2F7soUEcIJXQ%3D%3D After years of experience helping foreign companies set up in the UAE, I can say pretty confidently that you know which questions are most likely to come out from your clients. It does not mean that a client … More 10 ten questions asked by my clients who want to set up in the UAE, by Alexandre Teodoresco

Doing Business in Iran: The Do’s and the Don’ts

Extract Tehran Times: http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/411526/Iran-means-business By Rebecca Meijlink – A team at International Research Networks (IRN) organised an excellent Iran Business Symposium on Feb. 21+23, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Amsterdam. The purpose of the conference was to further create a better multilateral understanding and to serve as a platform whereby the global business and investment … More Doing Business in Iran: The Do’s and the Don’ts

Iran has put in place supportive government policies and regulation for foreign investors

Extract Tehran Times: http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/411526/Iran-means-business By Rebecca Meijlink – A team at International Research Networks (IRN) organised an excellent Iran Business Symposium on Feb. 21+23, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Amsterdam. The purpose of the conference was to further create a better multilateral understanding and to serve as a platform whereby the global business and investment … More Iran has put in place supportive government policies and regulation for foreign investors

Clarity on the regime for marketing foreign funds in the UAE

Regime for marketing foreign funds in the UAE (1 March 2017) – Morgan Lewis Regime for Marketing Foreign Funds in the UAE Excellent piece by Morgan Lewis. What I like is that they do not just tell you what you can’t do. They conclude with a very helpful ‘can do’ statement: any marketing of interests … More Clarity on the regime for marketing foreign funds in the UAE