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News from the DIFC & ADGM

Abu Dhabi Global Market’s (ADGM) state-of-the-art arbitration hearing facility, the ADGM Arbitration Centre, commenced full operations on October 17, 2018. The ADGM Arbitration...

Robo-advisory firm Sarwa, first to graduate from DFSA’s Regulatory Sandbox

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (“DFSA”) has announced that robo-advisory firm, Sarwa, has become the first...

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner celebrates launch in the UAE

Following the recent combination of Bryan Cave and Berwin Leighton Paisner, on October 23, 2018 the newly merged firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner celebrated its...

Karm Legal Consultants, a UAE-based tech focused law firm launches during GLF

Karm Legal Consultants (Karm), a UAE-based legal firm with a focus on corporate/commercial law and technology...

Historic precedents from the DIFC Courts

On 31 October 2018 Afridi & Angell obtained three favorable orders in CFI-015-2018 ((1) ED&F Man...

ADGM appoints UK’s first female commercial court judge

 New appointment of Dame Elizabeth Gloster marks a milestone in the young history of ADGM Courts and is...

Features

A new regime for FDI

UAE strengthens its position as leading investment destination in the region by issuing a Foreign Direct Investment Law. An analysis...

Internships and Secondments in the DIFC

A quick guide to what DIFC employers need to know when it comes to internships and secondments by DWF Middle...

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