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DFSA introduces rules on investment tokens

United Arab Emirates - November 11 2021 Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have dominated the news cycle over the past year. The question of how and whether such cryptocurrencies…

Andre Abou Aad

Whistleblowing investigations - 10 things to avoid

United Kingdom - October 14 2021 Putting in place an effective whistleblowing mechanism is an important component of good corporate governance and, when underpinned by a strong…

Rebecca Ford, Neal Ysart

Whistleblowing: making it work for your business

United Kingdom - September 16 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the way businesses operate and most importantly, the location of the workforce on a day to day…

Rebecca Ford, Neal Ysart

The DFSA succeeds in opposing Arif Naqvi’s Judicial Review Application in the DIFC Court

United Arab Emirates - September 9 2021 The DIFC Court’s decision arises from an application made by Arif Naqvi, the founder and former CEO of the Abraaj Group, to challenge the DFSA’s…

Katy Fisher

New SCA Rulebook: important changes to the UAE’s financial promotions regime

United Arab Emirates - June 16 2021 On 9 May 2021, the UAE's Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) issued a major Decision enacting its new consolidated “Rulebook”. In this article…

Andre Abou Aad