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20 Apr 2016

Structures For Corporate Groups and Transactions Across The Middle East

On the 20th of April Al Tamimi hosted an informative event to over 150 clients which outlined the latest thinking and options for legal structures for corporate groups and transactions across the Middle East. Essam Al Tamimi opened with his insights on the Middle East business and legal landscape in 2016.

Leading Corporate lawyers from our UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq offices provided the audience with an up-to-date picture of the legal framework of the MENA states; and the impact recent developments will have on the way corporate structures are designed including a comprehensive coverage of foreign investment rules in the region. In particular, the opportunities presented by the opening up of Iran were examined along with revised foreign investment laws in Kuwait, structuring deals and entities across the GCC and the UAE's onshore vs free zone offerings.