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After much speculation, late 2018 saw the adoption of laws opening a relaxation of foreign investment thresholds in UAE companies. While the international free zones in the UAE have long played a meaningful part in attracting foreign investment, where foreign investment thresholds do not apply, it is the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree No. (19) of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the “FDI Law”) which is the game changer for further FDI into certain sectors of the UAE’s economy
The Construction Industry Council ("CIC") recently published a draft Model Mediation Agreement and Procedure for consultation. The CIC advises that it intends to publish the final documents early in 2019 (following closure of the consultation), and is also seeking to establish a panel of construction industry mediators to underpin those documents.
Global legal business, DWF, today announced the expansion of its Connected Services division with a merger between its DWF Adjusting business and FT Adjusting, a loss adjuster with offices in Sydney and Melbourne.
The Government has now published over 100 technical notices designed to inform individuals and businesses on how to prepare for a "no deal Brexit".
By James Fox, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Middle East, DWF (Middle East) LLP, Dubai, UAE.
DWF's Shiraz Sethi speaks with Tom Urquhart, the host of Dubai Eye's The Agenda show.
DWF’s Umera Ali and Leanie van de Merwe talks about the key elements of restructuring under UAE laws: protecting creditors' and investors' rights.
Here are contract termination provisions available to a landlord.
At DWF we have been working with our clients for over 12 months to advice on the wider implications of blockchain across our global network. As well as our current clients we have also had the opportunity to present on blockchain to businesses in our key sectors of central & local government; energy & industrials; financial services; real estate; retail, food & hospitality; technology; and transport.