The final text of the UAE’s long-awaited new Investment Funds Regulation (the Regulation) has been approved by the Board of the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (the SCA). The Regulation will take effect as SCA Board Resolution No. 37 of 2012 on the Regulation of Investment Funds following publication in the Official Gazette in late August or early September. The Regulation, substantially revised since a first draft was issued for public comment in January 2011 (the Draft Regulation), retains several