BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates

2015 March

Belgian Economic Mission to the UAE – seminar in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, Representative of His Majesty the King and Ministers

Speaker at the Islamic Economy in Belgium: Scope & Concrete Opportunities seminar

Hosted at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai on 26th March 2015

Topic: Introduction of Sukuk and issuance in the UAE

Presenter: Ahmad Waheed

Key Discussion Points:

• The concept of sukuk
• Legal & Regulatory Framework
• The Asian market […]

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Belgian Economic Mission to the UAE – breakfast in presence of HRH Princess Astrid, Representative of His Majesty the King and Ministers

March, 2015

The President of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB), Mrs Michèle Sioen, invited BSA, as a members of IsFin, to take part in a the FEB breakfast, attended by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, Representative of His Majesty the King, and Ministers.
The event brought together […]

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International Corporate Procedures (ICP): UAE update 79

The UAE economy harbours an exceptional combination of commercial and environmental advantages which, coupled with the UAE’s political and economical stability, and the lenient approach to business; make the UAE a supreme investment environment for foreign enterprises and individuals.

Geographically, the UAE is ideally placed to reach […]

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International investments in UAE – Leading the way in the Middle East

Speaker at the Intax Expo Middle East

Hosted by Intax Group, at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai on 16 – 17 March 2015

Topic: International investments in UAE: Leading the way in the Middle East

Presenter: Rima Mrad

Key Discussion Points:

• UAE: Business Environment
• Foreign Investments Growth in the UAE […]

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Jafza Road Show in Paris

Speaker at the Jafza Road Show in Paris

Hosted by BSA, Dumon & Partners, JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority), and Le Moci in Paris and Lyon on 9th – 13th March 2015.

Topic: Promoting Dubai as a business hub

Presenter: Michael Kortbawi

Topic: Michael Kortbawi, Partner, BSA dealt […]

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Insurance Authority Prudential Regulations

The recently issued Insurance Authority Prudential Regulations, 25 and 26 of 2014 (collectively the”Regulations”), have been a long awaited and much discussed development in the basic methodology underlying the manner in which the financial affairs of insurers in the UAE are regulated. The new requirements represent a […]

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How to Navigate Conflict of Laws for International Employees – UAE

Multinational companies, with offices in the UAE, have recently been facing conflict of law issues rising upon termination of an employment agreement when an employee is transferred abroad within their network of offices.
Among the significant amount of claims handled by BSA, a classic case was one where […]

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Prevention is better than cure – anti-corruption in the region

The legislative battle against anti-corruption in the region began in the 1980’s. Mamoon Ashraf and Edouard Salwan of Bin Shabib and Associates look at how it has becoame a priority in the last 12 months.
What’s been happening?
The battle against bribery and corruption in […]

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Dubai Marina Torch Fire – What Next? Who Pays?

Non-fire retardant cladding poses an enormous risk for high-rises in the UAE, write Barry Greenberg and Michael Kortbawi from Bin Shabib & Associates.

The recent fire at the Torch tower located in Dubai Marina raises several important concerns as to the safety of many of Dubai […]

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