09/27/2012

Abu Dhabi bank sues Dubai crown prince's firm

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) filed the case on Sept. 19, claiming $107.13 million from Zabeel, owned by the crown prince of Dubai, saying it failed to meet repayment obligations.

09/26/2012

Ex-Bahrain bank CEO jailed for five years

The bank said in a statement that Al-Refai was found guilty of money laundering, fraud, illegally soliciting donations without prior licensing from Bahraini authorities and transferring the funds to his personal account.

09/26/2012

Mashreq clear to pursue case

Mashreq, the UAE bank caught up in the affair, will also get its chance to press for the repayment of cash it has claimed from the Al Gosaibis.

09/19/2012

NBQ wins appeal against Global Investment House

The Court of Cassation overturned the appealed judgment and referred the lawsuit to the Court of Appeal which will have a new panel. The Appellee was ordered to pay court expenses and Dh1,000 attorneys’ fees.

09/12/2012

Global law firm adds Dubai finance partner

She advises on a variety of structured credit and debt capital markets products, as well as bank lending, regulatory, derivatives, and Islamic finance matters.

09/12/2012

RBS, others sue Dubai Group over $10 billion debt

Royal Bank of Scotland and two other banks have begun legal proceedings against an investment vehicle owned by Dubai's ruler, seeking immediate repayment after abandoning talks to restructure $10 billion in debts.

09/06/2012

Hundreds swindled in Dubai property scam

“I’m going to lose my apartment and AED100,000 (US$27,200),” said a British expat who renewed her contract for a property in the Fairways in June but has since been unable to contact the company.