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Abu Dhabi Global Market Publishes New Commercial Regulations and begins Financial Regulation Consultation

On 15 June 2015, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (Global Market), Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone, published the following six new regulations concerning the regulation of non-financial services in the Global Market: – Application of English Law Regulations; – Companies Regulations; – Operating Regulations; – Insolvency Regulations; – Employment Regulations; and – Real Property Regulations. … Continue Reading

GCC Family Businesses Investing in US Commercial Real Estate

GCC-based family businesses are increasingly looking towards the US commercial real estate market for potential investments. Latham & Watkins recently hosted a seminar in our Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Riyadh offices to discuss how GCC investors typically structure US commercial real estate investments and what US tax considerations businesses should keep in mind. A … Continue Reading

An Alternative Market for Public Listings in Qatar

The Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) has created an alternative market for public listings in Qatar, unofficially dubbed the new “ventures market.” The QFMA also has adopted a new set of listing rules (the New Listing Rules) to create a separate but parallel regulatory framework for companies seeking a public listing on the alternative market. … Continue Reading
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