Faizal Latheef

Cross-Border Joint Ventures and Compliance with UAE Laws
Publisher:Emirates 24/7
Publication Date:April 06, 2010
Location:Dubai, UAE


With the greatly increased inflow of business to the UAE, it is useful to review the legal framework, which governs foreign companies seeking to do business in the UAE.

Generally, a foreign company is permitted to engage in business in the UAE only after obtaining a licence from the competent authorities, in compliance with the provisions of Articles 314 and 315 of the UAE Federal Law No. 08 of 1984 (Companies Law).

Author: Faizal Latheef

Faizal is renowned for his expertise in corporate and commercial law. He represents and advises clients on a wide variety of matters including Foreign Investments, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Distribution & Franchising, Anti-Corruption & Compliance, Cross-Border Transactions, Employment and Wills.