The UAE announced on 23 November 2020 through a Presidential decree significant changes to the Federal Law. No 2 of 2015 Commercial Companies Law and repealing the Foreign Direct Investment Law. The announcement refers to 100 percent foreign ownership in mainland.
The Benelux Business Council in collaboration with the Netherlands Business Council UAE and the Embassy and Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands have the pleasure to invite you to a webinar on the reforms to UAE foreign investment rules and the UAE companies’ law.
During this talk, we will discuss those changes and the potential impact for businesses in the UAE.
Raya Abu Gulal, Founder Manaar Legal
Raya is currently based in the UAE and running her own legal consultancy providing legal advice specializing in the Middle East. Her practice covers a broad range of corporate and commercial work. Prior to joining to setting up her legal consultancy, Raya worked for two leading International Law Firms. Raya is also active in various women development initiatives in the MENA region and member of various business groups.
Patricia 't Hart-van Rooijen, Managing Director Intertrust UAE
Patricia re-joined Intertrust in January 2018 as Managing Director Dubai. Patricia started her career as a civil law notary before joining ABN Amro Trust as a legal officer. Patricia is a member of STEP as well as a founding member of IFA, UAE branch. She has worked in Dubai, Belgium, Curacao, Netherlands, Singapore and Hong Kong as well as taking a career break in France. Patricia has a LLM, Law (notarial) from Leiden University, Netherlands.
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