Middle East & International News

Middle East & International News
Mr. Majid bin Bashir, Chairman and Secretary General, EMAC and Mrs. Linda Fitz-Alan, Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Cour

EMAC signs MoU with ADGMAC

The two centres have signed the MoU to advance arbitration and mediation services across the whole UAE maritime industry. The Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) and Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) have signed a...


New Securities Law is being considered in Oman

The Omani Government is considering a new Securities Law to help the securities market grow in the Sultanate. The draft is being reviewed by the Legal Affairs Ministry. It is expected to be approved and discussed...

Law firm highlights – August 2019

Berkeley Assets has signed a contract with DLA Piper which places the global business law firm in charge of the company’s legal matters as it expands into new markets. The new agreement builds on an already...


ADGM releases regulatory and governance regime for Robo-Advisors

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has issued its regulatory framework for Digital Investment Managers (also known as ‘robo-advisors’), operating in ADGM. Digital Investment Managers provide investment management services using...


DIFC Courts expand scope of wills services across the UAE

Changes have been made to the rules of wills registrations, which will now accommodate all resident and investor assets across the Emirates, as well as assets held outside the UAE. The DIFC Courts has announced changes...

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