Structuring real estate ownership in Dubai – Conference (Part 1)

Speaker at the Structuring real estate ownership conference. Hosted by Academy & Finance, at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai on 2 March 2016. Topic: Which holding structures are authorised to own real estate in the Designated Areas of Dubai (direct and indirect freehold)? Presenter: Jimmy Haoula, Managing Partner Jimmy covered: Which structures can own in freehold areas…

DIFC Insurance Regulations – Proposed Amendments

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), which regulates all Financial Services within the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), in November, 2015, issued its Consultation Paper No. 103 (CP103), proposing changes in how entities engaged in providing insurance related products and services will be regulated. This is of keen interest to all entities that provide such…

CIS GBF 2016 

Dr. Ahmad Bin Hezeem attended the CIS Global Business Forum 2016. Hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry on 17 – 18 February 2016 at Atlantis,The Palm, Dubai. Conference theme: “Ancient Routes – New Opportunities”, the Forum explored the emerging business opportunities and challenges along the new Silk Road, and look at the potential…

The UAE Islamic Finance Industry Hits The Ground Running In 2016

The UAE is moving ahead with its plans with respect to the development of the Islamic economy. 2016 started with the announcement of a number of Islamic compliant transactions that further foster Dubai’s objective to become a global Islamic capital. Islamic products are getting more popular and in a recent study by Bloomberg, it has been noted that UAE residents are inclined to choose…

Speaking engagement at the Islamic Insurer’s Association of London (IIAL)

Speaker at the Islamic Insurer’s Association of London (IIAL). Hosted by IIAL in partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), held at DIFC, on 8th November 2015 hop over to this website. Topic: IIAL & UAE: Working in Partnership to Develop Islamic Insurance Presenters: Dr. Ahmad Bin Hezeem and Michael Kortbawi. Dr Ahmad, Senior Partner delivered the…