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…

The UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law

A landmark law that will allow foreign investors to own 100 percent of companies in the United Arab Emirates, limited to specific industries, will be fully implemented by the end of 2018. The UAE Cabinet decision approved on May 20th, 2018 is the latest in a string of the legislative developments aimed at stimulating economic…