This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
On the 22nd of February Stephen Forster, Partner, Head of Al Tamimi’s Abu Dhabi Office, along with representatives from the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) led a breakfast briefing which addressed some of the non-regulated entities that are available in the ADGM and their key features.
Stephen examined the implications for businesses operating in the ADGM and discussed areas such as: the types of entity available; an overview of the regulations; key features of ADGM companies; and the process for setting up.
This was the second in a series of 3 briefings examining the implications for doing business in the Abu Dhabi Global Market. The briefing was well attended and provided delegates with informative and valuable insights.