Transparency and communication with investors during a severe crisis

I have been on the investor relation’s side during the two previous crisis and found that transparency and communication with investors during a severe crisis is extremely important and helpful for future fund raising. A well documented crisis impact and scenario analysis is essential. Feel free to drop me a line for tips: rebecca@alphabetcapital.com.

The UAE Government is planning to introduce VAT on 1 January 2018.

Deloitte has published useful research notes on the 5% VAT that will be introduced in the UAE in 2018. Deloitte is among the region’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through 26 offices in 15 countries with more than 3,000 partners, directors and staff. It is a Tier 1 … More The UAE Government is planning to introduce VAT on 1 January 2018.

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