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Abu Dhabi launches cryptoasset regulatory framework
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates, Global
  • August 20 2018

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has launched a comprehensive framework to regulate spot cryptoasset activities (the Framework), as set out in a


DIFC Courts and Smart Dubai to launch world's first "Court of the Blockchain"
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates
  • July 31 2018

What has happened? The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts has announced that it is to partner with government-backed Smart Dubai


UAE issues new arbitration law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 17 2018

The United Arab Emirates (the UAE) issued a new arbitration law, Federal Arbitration Law No. 6 of 2018 (the “Arbitration Law”), thus repealing the


The UAE Competition Committee has finally become operational; merger control in the UAE and the GCC region
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 18 2018

The UAE Competition Committee has become operational and therefore mergers and acquisitions may be subject to review in the near future. The UAE


EU regulators warn consumers of virtual currencies bubble
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, United Arab Emirates, European Union, Global
  • February 14 2018

Three European regulators have warned investors about the risks associated with dealing with virtual currencies, saying they are unsuitable “for most


Abu Dhabi is considering cryptocurrency regulation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, United Arab Emirates
  • February 14 2018

What has happened? The markets regulator of Abu Dhabi is thinking of developing a regulatory framework for virtual currency exchanges and


The New DIAC Arbitration Rules 2018
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates
  • November 20 2017

The most prominent development during Dubai Arbitration Week 2017 last week was the announcement from the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (the


ICC opens in the Abu Dhabi Global Market
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates
  • August 9 2017

The International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") has announced that it will open a new arbitration centre in the Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM"), Abu


Investment Outlook 2017 - Deal trends in the GCC
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait
  • February 21 2017

When oil prices dropped two years ago, it took a while for the severity and durability of the new oil-price environment to sink in. The response came


The DIFC Courts - a "conduit jurisdiction" no more?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates
  • February 5 2017

As we predicted in our Annual Seminar on Recent Developments in the UAE Dispute Resolution Landscape, back in November 2016, the use of the DIFC