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Unveiling the Recent Changes in the UAE Bankruptcy Law


Event Date:

21 May 2024

Location:

BSA Law Offices


Following the enactment of the new UAE Bankruptcy Law, BSA legal practitioners, alongside financial experts from Ankura teamed up for a compelling panel discussion. Held on 21st May, at the offices of BSA Law the event provided a comprehensive overview of the recent amendments in the UAE Bankruptcy Law, shedding light on its implications for businesses and investors alike.

The panel, comprising lawyers Rima Mrad and Nadia El Tannir from BSA Law and financial experts Rani Bou Hamdan and Bruno Navarro from Ankura, delved into the nuances of the legislative reforms and their impact on corporate restructuring, insolvency proceedings, and debt recovery mechanisms within the UAE jurisdiction. With their wealth of expertise and deep understanding of the legal and financial realms, the speakers navigated through the intricacies of the revised bankruptcy framework, offering invaluable insights and practical strategies to navigate the evolving landscape effectively.

Attendees were treated to a thought-provoking dialogue, as the panellists engaged in dynamic discussions, addressing key topics such as creditor rights, debtor obligations, enforcement mechanisms, and the role of alternative dispute resolution methods in mitigating bankruptcy risks. Through case studies and analysis, the speakers illustrated the practical implications of the new law, empowering attendees with actionable knowledge to navigate the evolving regulatory environment with confidence.

During the discussion, the panellists also covered the bankruptcy laws in KSA, looking into the key differences in the laws in KSA compared to the UAE. 

Following the panel discussion, attendees had the opportunity to network and forge connections during a vibrant cocktail reception. 

The event proved to be a resounding success, offering attendees a platform to gain invaluable insights, connect with industry peers, and stay abreast of the latest developments in the realm of UAE Bankruptcy Law.
Thank you to all attendees and to our colleagues from Ankura for their insights. 


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