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UAE's SCA consults on its new rulebook

United Arab Emirates - July 14 2020 On 29 June 2020, the UAE's Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) published a consultation draft of its first "rulebook" (Rulebook). The new SCA…

Matthew Shanahan

COVID-19 UAE: Client mis-selling complaints - flattening the curve of litigation

United Arab Emirates - May 10 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic and the related market dislocation could potentially cause an increase in client mis-selling complaints. In this article, we…

Matthew Shanahan

COVID-19 UAE: The use of electronic signatures in financial free zones

United Arab Emirates - May 6 2020 Financial institutions in the UAE financial free zones are having to rely increasingly on electronic signatures and records as they adapt to the new…

Matthew Shanahan, Dino Wilkinson

In case you missed it: Recent changes to the DFSA Suitability Rules

United Arab Emirates - March 12 2020 In this article we summarise the recent changes to the Dubai Financial Services Authority's (DFSA) suitability rules, and look at their application…

Katy Fisher, Matthew Shanahan

COVID-19 and financial services: is your firm prepared?

USA - March 3 2020 COVID-19 was declared a global health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 30 January 2020. The outbreak…

Peter Hodgins, Matthew Shanahan