Approaching Deadline: Amendments to Constitutional Documents of Mainland Companies

The Federal Law by Decree No. 26 2020 (“Decree Law”), issued on November 23, 2020, introduced new provisions amending various aspects of the Federal Law No.2 2015 regarding Commercial Companies (“Commercial Companies Law”). The Decree Law did not only abolish the general requirement for Emirati Majority participation but also introduced new and amended provisions for …

MoE: Register your non-financial business to anti-money laundering systems

The UAE Ministry of Economy (MoE) announced that all Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) must complete their registration in the following anti-money laundering systems by March 31, 2021. This is part of the UAE’s Federal Decree No. (20) of 2018 on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Illegal Organisations. …

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