This issue is filled with great insights and expert commentary on areas that are relevant to the legal landscape and highlight how the business community is embracing technology, media and telecommunications. There are various topics covered, from new ways of working and digital transformation in the finance sector to data protection regulatory updates and guidance. We also have a series of articles that focus on e-commerce across a number of jurisdictions.
You will also find insights from our lawyers around real estate analytics, tech trends, and data centres.
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Divya Abrol Gambhir is part of Al Tamimi & Company’s Banking and Finance Department and heads the Firm’s financial regulatory and securities practice in the UAE. She is an Indian national. She worked with a leading Indian solicitor Firm, working both in the Corporate/Commercial and the Banking & Finance departments. She has also worked with ICICI Bank Ltd. as Manager, Legal in their Corporate Banking Department.
Divya has extensive experience in specialised areas such as the Regulatory Practice, Private Banking, Structured Finance, Capital Markets including Debt Capital Markets in addition to general corporate banking and advisory. She regularly advises on matters relating to licensing of financial institutions and the provision of financial services in the UAE and the DIFC; Banking M&A and restructuring; Conduct of business, compliance and AML matters and on FinTech matters. She has in depth knowledge of the private banking industry and frequently acts for financial institutions in the GCC, Europe and Far East in connection with complex private banking products and structures especially securities holding structures.
In 2005, she was seconded by the Firm to the Dubai International Financial Exchange Ltd (now called Nasdaq Dubai), where she was involved in the legal aspects of setting up the stock exchange including trading, clearing, settlement, membership etc.
1999 –LLB, University of Mumbai
1996 – B.Com Major in Financial Accounting and Auditing, University of Mumbai
1999 – Bar Council of Maharashtra, India