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Law firm highlights – Feb 2020

Dentons celebrated its 50thanniversary in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in style by becoming the first law firm to project onto the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Hosting over 200 guests at an awe-inspiring event by...

Lex Mundi welcomes three new GCs to its client advisory council

Lex Mundi has welcomed three new members to its Client Advisory Council: Isabelle Deschamps, General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee, Akzo Nobel; Katarina Nilsson, General Counsel, SCA; and Rania Rizk, SVP & General Counsel...

Enforcement of UAE Judgments in India

The UAE has treaties with several countries for judicial co-operation and the mutual recognition and enforcement of judgments. These include Tunisia, the GCC countries, Algeria, France, Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Armenia, China, Sudan and Pakistan. On October...

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DFSA to become a signatory to the IOSCO Enhanced MMoU

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has announced that it had been accepted as a signatory to the IOSCO Enhanced Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (Enhanced MMoU). The DFSA is the independent regulator of Financial Services in...

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New rules to make setting up businesses in Dubai’s DMCC easy

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the world’s flagship free zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, has announced a set of new rules and regulations which came into effect from January 2,...

Hogan Lovells confirms Miguel Zaldivar as new CEO

Partners at Hogan Lovells have voted to confirm current Asia Pacific and Middle East regional chief executive Miguel Zaldivar as their new global CEO from July 1, 2020. Current head of the Litigation Arbitration and Employment...

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DFSA to launch Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) is launching a Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (Platform) to help firms in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) implement appropriate safeguards to mitigate against cyber risks. The Platform is a...

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