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Corporate Crime update - May 2021 | Middle East

Middle East, United Arab Emirates - June 2 2021 The Dubai Police have arrested a “professional beggar” who was found to be scamming a number of individuals and philanthropists over WhatsApp.

Benjamin Hopps.

Corporate Crime update - April 2021 | Middle East

Middle East - April 20 2021 A foodstuff company, Soha Arif Foodstuff Trading (“Soha Arif”), has been ordered by a court in Dubai to pay over AED 470,000 to an export company…

Benjamin Hopps.

UAE Cabinet approves the establishment of the Executive Office for AML and CFT

United Arab Emirates - March 29 2021 The UAE Cabinet has approved the establishment of the Executive Office of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism to…

Benjamin Hopps.

The Al-Ula Declaration - GCC diplomatic relations restored

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates - January 14 2021 In June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (the “UAE”), Egypt and Bahrain announced that they would sever diplomatic ties with, and cut off…

Janine Mallis, Nick Oury.

DIFC Court: Whistleblowing Protections A follow-up from the Court of Appeal

United Arab Emirates - January 11 2021 The Court of Appeal reconsiders the CFI's power to grant damages for breach of whistleblowing protections Last April, we reported on the judgment of…

Benjamin Hopps.