UAE: Your Views on the Proposed New DIFC Data Protection Law, July 2019

The Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFCA) recently published a consultation paper seeking views on the new DIFC Data Protection Law. The proposed changes...

UAE Approves Foreign Ownership over 122 Business Activities

On 2 July 2019 the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cabinet announced the relaxation of foreign ownership restrictions for 122 business activities specifically in the...

UAE Regulates Internet of Things

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has published a new policy regulating services and devices associated with the Internet of Things (IoT Policy). The...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

UAE Issues Cabinet Resolution Implementing the New AML Law

The AML Resolution introduces a number of significant enhancements to the UAE AML regime including:(a) the introduction of the "risk-based approach" to AML regulation, whereby...

UAE: Strengthening Compliance Against Financial Crime: Recent Developments and Enforcement Trends in the UAE

Greater scrutiny into financial crimes The newly enacted Federal Law No. 20 of 2018 on Anti-Money Laundering Law (AML Law) contains important improvements over the...

Qatar Diplomatic Crisis – Shipping Boycott Still Stands

Over the past week, various reports from news outlets and other sources have suggested that some of the restrictions on the movements of goods...

Save the Date l Baker McKenzie Global Tax Dispute Resolution Conference: The Shape of...

Across the globe, tax is at the top of the agenda in newsrooms and boardrooms alike, owing to a marked rise in the number...

Impact of Recent US and EU Sanctions on the Middle East

October 2018 The state of United States (US), European Union (EU), and other sanctions regimes is in flux like never before, with significant implications for Middle...

Managing Risk: Compliance in the Healthcare Sector in the Middle East

We are pleased to invite you to our workshop on "Managing Risk: Compliance in the Healthcare Sector in the Middle East" that will take place in our offices in Dubai on February 26, 2018.

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