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Landmark Reform of UAE Foreign Ownership and Investment Laws

United Arab Emirates - November 25 2020 This briefing supplements our previous Dechert OnPoint briefings “Alert on New UAE FDI Law,” and “UAE FDI Law Positive List Confirmed” which d…

Philip Dowsett

DIFC Intermediate SPV Regime: a Welcome Business-Friendly Evolution

United Arab Emirates - October 14 2016 The introduction of a new regime for the establishment of so called 'intermediate special purpose vehicles' ("Intermediate SPVs") in the DIFC was…

Rodolphe R.A. Pellerin, Saber Farooqi

New UAE Foreign Direct Investment law: a long-awaited investor-friendly change

United Arab Emirates - November 6 2018 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has adopted a new Foreign Direct Investment law (the “FDI Law”) which constitutes a significant change to the foreign…

Rodolphe R.A. Pellerin, Nidal Makhoul

Revisiting the DIFC Insolvency Law in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis: An Innovative Toolkit for the Turnaround of Troubled Enterprises

United Arab Emirates - April 30 2020 In the wake of the high profile collapse of the private equity firm Abraaj Capital, the Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC") updated its…

Rodolphe R.A. Pellerin, Katrina Morrison

UAE FDI Law Positive List Confirmed

United Arab Emirates - April 16 2020 Pursuant to Cabinet Resolution No. 16 of 2020, the UAE has confirmed the list of sectors and economic activities in which increased foreign direct…

Rodolphe R.A. Pellerin, Philip Dowsett, Katrina Morrison