Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority – the world’s first regulatory authority to enter the metaverse

The recent announcement that Dubai's Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (DVARA) has entered into the metaverse with the establishment of its Metaverse HQ made it the first regulator to have a presence in the emerging digital…

The Virtual Horizon

Dubai surprised many businesses earlier this year when it issued a new Virtual Assets Law. Dr Laura Voda, Of Counsel at Fichte Legal, examines this law’s most significant provisions and what could be next in…

DIAC Arbitration Rules 2022 – A Paradigm Shift For Dubai Becoming A Global Arbitration Hub

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) published its new arbitration rules (DIAC Arbitration Rules 2022 or the “New Rules”) on 2nd March 2022; these are in effect as of 21st March 2022. The 2022 Rules…

Dubai’s New Law on Virtual Assets: The Digital Way Ahead

Most jurisdictions are yet to enact laws or regulations governing cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens, leaving much uncertainty in the field. At a time when virtual assets are increasingly becoming a part of business transactions, and…

FICHTE WEBINAR: Fintech – Current Legal Implications and Future Challenges

Free Live Webinar UAE has become a preferred hub for fintech entrepreneurs and investors, it is more than merely a buzzword and continues to grow importance as it offers vast business opportunities and competitive advantages.…

Digital Directions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Digital assets have been hitting the headlines regularly. Irina Heaver explains with a host of different terms being used, and many different regulators and regulations potentially being relevant depending on the nature of the…

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