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Dubai Laws to Assist Victims of Financial Fraud
  • Al Tamimi & Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • September 30 2016

Financial crime is a distressing experience for its victims, even if those victims happen to be government entities or large financial institutions

Longest prison sentence in corruption inquiry
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Arab Emirates
  • October 31 2009

A British senior manager at Istithmar World, the overseas investment arm of Dubai World, has been sentenced to five years in prison, the longest prison term given in a corruption inquiry in Dubai, after being found guilty for embezzling US$1.34 million, having purchased stocks for Istithmar from a British horse brokerage company that he owned, and then keeping a percentage of the funds.