Companies in violation of UBO Regulations may face up to AED 100,000 fine

The Federal Cabinet issued the Cabinet Resolution No 58/2020 (the “UBO Regulations“) last year. The UBO Regulations applies to: mainland (or onshore) companies (the “Mainland Companies“); and companies incorporated in non-financial free zones such as Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, Jebel Ali Free Zone, etc. (the “Non-Financial Free Zone Companies“). There are separate set of regulations…

Movables Pledge Law: New Executive Regulations

Background The Federal Cabinet has recently issued Cabinet Decision No. 29/2021 regarding the Executive Regulations (the “New Executive Regulations”) for the Federal Law No. 4/2020 (the “New Movables Pledge Law”). The New Movables Pledge Law, which was promulgated last year, stated that until the issuance of New Executive Regulations, the old executive regulations (the “Old…