Middle East and Africa
Bitcoin and blockchain appear to be on the radar of the UAE Government and the UAE Central Bank.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 21 February 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government
Crowdfunding is the new kid on the block in the alternative finance market, and in the UAE, the concept is attracting considerable interest. This article provides a general overview of crowdfunding, examines the legal challenges surrounding crowdfunding in the UAE, and outlines the way forward.
Law Firm: Fichte & Co | Published: 16 February 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance
A binding private ruling on the tax treatment of expenses incurred in respect of employee housing for mine workers.
Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 15 February 2017 | Practice Area: Mining
Blockchain is on the verge of revolutionizing how we interact in the digital world. It has far reaching applications from the financial industry to many other sectors of the economy. This guide provides a general description of distributed ledger technology, blockchains, blockchain technology and...view abstract
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 09 February 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology
The new Act is a modern piece of legislation that is clear in terms of timelines and structures, but still has a few challenges that need to be addressed.
Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 08 February 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law
This guide provides an overview of the principal legal issues for foreign investors considering doing business in the United Arab Emirates.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 06 February 2017 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering
This update aims to provide a brief overview of key developments which have occurred in Iran during the past month and to highlight areas of future interest.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 February 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government
Allen & Overy’s international partners give their views on what to look out for in the restructuring and insolvency world in 2017.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 31 January 2017 | Practice Area: Insolvency
DLA Piper takes a look at tax news from around the world.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 30 January 2017 | Practice Area: Double Taxation
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