Mondaq All Regions - United Arab Emirates: Finance and Banking
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
The new Regulations aim to help facilitate the enhanced adoption of secure digital payments throughout the region.
STA Law Firm
In our previous issue, we discussed the Shariah principles of ijara, simple ijara, ijara wa iqtina, ijara mawsufa fi al dimmah, istisna'a, and how ijara and mawsufa fi al dimmah work.
Hassan Elhais
I took out a bank loan and gave them a cheque as a guarantee. Now though, I am not able to pay the loan and the bank is threatening to file a case against me.
Hassan Elhais
I have a mortgage and I've paid a lot of money to the bank I hold the mortgage with.
KPMG
Setting course in a disrupted marketplace: becoming the digital bank of the future.
Kennedys
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) was established in 2004 as a special economic zone with the aim to develop it as a financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I had run up some debts on my credit card and had arranged a settlement with the bank providing the card.
Global Business Services DMCC
A strong capital must support the risk taken by the banks to maintain stability of the financial system of the UAE.
Global Business Services DMCC
The bank also plans to enter overseas markets in Qatar, Kuwait and Singapore.
Global Business Services DMCC
As per the Central Bank of the UAE statistics, the UAE's banking sector topped the GCC region in terms of asset volume with a total value of about $711 billion (Dh2.61 trillion) in 2016...
Global Business Services DMCC
Smart payment solutions have entered UAE and they are here to stay, creating a rise in digital payments.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
On 11 January 2017, Dubai Decree No. 31/2016 On Mortgaging Granted Lands in Dubai was issued (Decree). The Decree permits the holder of "granted land" to mortgage such land subject to certain conditions.
KPMG
The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) recently released Circular 52, regulations on capital adequacy. This is the CBUAE's response to Basel III definitions of capital and minimum capital requirements.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
The new Pledge Law of the UAE was enacted on 12 December 2016 as Federal Law No. 20 of 2016. The Pledge Law was published in the Federal Official Gazette on 15 December 2016...
Squire Patton Boggs
General duties of employees are spelled out in the Employment Regulation.
White & Case
In the 'conventional' finance space, asset-backed financings have proved a successful method of funding social and civil infrastructure.
Grant Thornton
Internal assurance arrangements are clearly the most prevalent governance model currently in place.
Grant Thornton
Today, Islamic finance is widely accepted as a global USD 2 trillion industry offering banking, insurance and asset management services in over 75 countries around both the Islamic and non-Islamic world.
Grant Thornton
The variation of petrol prices also would not just affect the Islamic banking industry specifically, but have a systemic effect on the entire banking field.
Al Tamimi & Company
As a region, the Middle East witnesses constant development across a spectrum of financial crime issues.
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STA Law Firm
In our previous issue, we discussed the Shariah principles of ijara, simple ijara, ijara wa iqtina, ijara mawsufa fi al dimmah, istisna'a, and how ijara and mawsufa fi al dimmah work.
Global Business Services DMCC
A strong capital must support the risk taken by the banks to maintain stability of the financial system of the UAE.
Kennedys
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) was established in 2004 as a special economic zone with the aim to develop it as a financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Innovation could further increase the significance of Islamic finance as a source of finance for the aviation industry.
Dentons
On 1 January 2017, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates issued the Regulatory Framework For Stored Values and Electronic Payment Systems (Regulations).
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
On 11 January 2017, Dubai Decree No. 31/2016 On Mortgaging Granted Lands in Dubai was issued (Decree). The Decree permits the holder of "granted land" to mortgage such land subject to certain conditions.
Global Business Services DMCC
Smart payment solutions have entered UAE and they are here to stay, creating a rise in digital payments.
Grant Thornton
Today, Islamic finance is widely accepted as a global USD 2 trillion industry offering banking, insurance and asset management services in over 75 countries around both the Islamic and non-Islamic world.
Global Business Services DMCC
As per the Central Bank of the UAE statistics, the UAE's banking sector topped the GCC region in terms of asset volume with a total value of about $711 billion (Dh2.61 trillion) in 2016...
Hassan Elhais
I took out a bank loan and gave them a cheque as a guarantee. Now though, I am not able to pay the loan and the bank is threatening to file a case against me.
Grant Thornton
Internal assurance arrangements are clearly the most prevalent governance model currently in place.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It is rare to be asked to assist in producing an entirely new legal regime from scratch.
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