Legal Framework

Dubai Legal Framework

This chapter contains an outline of the legal framework in which local and foreign investors operate, including an overview of the expected future changes to foreign direct investment (FDI) restrictions, a rundown of the recently overhauled workplace regulations and protections, and a look at the implications of the expanded scope and greater emphasis being placed on public-private partnerships (PPPs).

This chapter contains a viewpoint from Michael Kerr, Regional Managing Partner, Dentons.

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New and proposed laws modernising Dubai's legal framework
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