02/27/2012

DIFC Courts draft Code of Conduct

The consultation period during which the Courts welcome constructive feedback from Court users will be open until 4:00 pm March 13, 2012. Interested persons can view the Code on the Courts’ website, by searching ‘Code of Conduct’ and are

02/23/2012

Taylor Wessing celebrates 15 years of legal practice in the UAE

Originally founded in 1997 as Key & Dixon and rebranded to Taylor Wessing in 2002 following a merger with the European practice, Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP is one of the longest established international law firms in the UAE. With its founding p

02/22/2012

DIFC aims to double in five years

Although no financial details were released along with the operating review, Mr Al Awar sought to reassure bondholders that a US$1.25 billion (Dh4.59bn) sukuk repayable in June would be met.

02/17/2012

No plan to restrict DIFC Business

The tax-free DIFC business park is home to the regional offices of banks including Citigroup Inc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley.

01/29/2012

DIFC Courts honours GCC justice

The application for an order in this first international enforcement case was made to the DIFC Courts by the beneficiary of a judgment made by the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs in the Kingdom of Bahrain and it concerned access to accounts at two

12/28/2011

When to Go Above The Boss's Head

His story is exemplary of the whistleblower-like firings and resignations that have graced headlines since the days of Enron.

11/24/2011

Women's role in law and judiciary in the spotlight

DUBAI International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and the region’s leading legal research experts, Thomson Reuters Westlaw Gulf, today held the first "Women in the Law & Judiciary" panel discussion in the region.

11/17/2011

Kuwait bourse suspends 50 firms

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) yesterday suspended trading in the shares of 50 firms, about a quarter of those listed on the bourse, for not reporting their financial results on time.