Central Bank Stimulus Package

What is the recently announced Targeted Economic Support Scheme? The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has launched a AED100 billion ($27.2 billion) stimulus scheme to contain the economic repercussions of the coronavirus outbreak and a subsequent drop in economic activity in the UAE. This scheme called the “Targeted Economic Support Scheme” is made up…

Arsalan Tariq has been named Partner at BSA Al Rashdi & Al Barwani Advocates and Legal Consultants

Arsalan Tariq has been named Partner at BSA Al Rashdi & Al Barwani Advocates and Legal Consultants in Oman. Practicing since 2009, Arsalan specializes in Islamic and conventional finance, bilateral and syndicated project finance, acquisition finance, Islamic product development, cross-border financing and financial restructuring. Arsalan will continue working from BSA’s DIFC office in Dubai, attending…

Share and Share Alike

Rima Mrad of BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP looks at the potential impact of the new Foreign Direct Investment law on existing shareholding arrangements in companies. The enactment of the ground-breaking Federal Decree Law No. 19/2018 on foreign direct investments towards the end of 2018 was a clear indication of the UAE’s continuing…

A Practical Guide to Saudi Arabia’s Anti Money Laundering Law

1. What are the main laws governing money laundering in KSA jurisdiction? The main law governing money laundering in Saudi Arabia is Saudi Arabia Cabinet Decision No. 80/1439, approving the Anti‐Money Laundering Law (the “AML”), and its Implementing Regulations (the“Implementing Regulations”), published in 2017. This law supersedes Saudi Arabia Royal Decree No. M31/1433, the old…