Middle East & International News

DIFC Courts launches Special Complaints Referral Centre

The DIFC Courts and DHCA have signed an agreement that will see Dubai’s leading healthcare free zone become the first government entity to...

Pinsent Masons advises first equity crowdfunding platform licensed in the DIFC

FundedByMe MENA was granted DFSA final approval in January 2019. The firm helped the company devise a bespoke funding model that protects investors by...

Morgan Lewis set to launch in Abu Dhabi

Bill Nash will lead an eight-lawyer, 21-person team in the Emirate, set to open on March 1, 2019. He will be joined by partners Alishia...

Central Bank of Bahrain issues draft rules on Robo-advice

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has issued for consultation draft directives on “Digital Financial Advice” (also known...

Introducing the Maples Group

Maples and Calder and MaplesFS which comprises Maples Fiduciary and Maples Fund Services, have consolidated their offerings under a single brand, now called the Maples Group. With effect from January...

Baker McKenzie’s 2018 Middle East cross-border M&A activity report

According to the report, global M&A deal values soared last year, although deal volumes dropped by eight per cent compared to 2017. Middle...

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Ensuring transparency & access

Zouhdi Yakan and Sameer Goel delve into the effects of registration of security rights in the Emirates Movable Collateral Registry...

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