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Middle East & International News

Kuwait working on new laws

Kuwait’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan said his ministry was working on a set of business climate improvement laws, primarily a bankruptcy and insolvency bill, reported Zawya. Al-Roudhan, who doubles as acting minister of State for...

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DFSA continues to develop its funds regime

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has today consulted on a comprehensive package of proposals to support the continued development of the growing funds industry in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).The proposals are wide-ranging and...

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ADGM admits 2nd Reglab Cohort with new FinTech firms

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi has approved its second batch of Regulatory Laboratory (Reglab) participants comprising 11 local and international FinTech startups. The successful participants, which were selected from...

Fordham Law School visit in Dubai 2017

Matthew Diller, the dean of Fordham Law School, will be visiting Dubai this November to meet with alumni leaders and alumni of Fordham Law School.  The Dean will also be visiting law firms to speak to interested prospective students about...

Qatar Business Law Forum & Awards by LexisNexis

After the huge success of last year’s event, LexisNexis® is pleased to host the 2nd Qatar Business Law Forum & Awards, in partnership with Qatar University College of Law, Qatar Foundation and the Association of Corporate...

DFSA and SFC sign FinTech Cooperation Agreement

Under the agreement, both authorities will share information on developments and innovations in FinTech in their respective markets. The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong entered into...

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Middlesex University Dubai launches new LLM programmes for 2017

In September 2017, legal professionals in the United Arab Emirates will be able to enhance their academic qualifications with the launch of Middlesex University Dubai’s new LLM programmes. The LLM in International Business Law and LLM...

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Support Legal, a different approach

Support Legal, a new legal services platform, is aiming to change the legal landscape forever for entrepreneurs and emerging companies across the UAE, GCC and beyond. Support Legal’s innovative concept is the start of a new...

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