Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Finance and Banking
Perchstone & Graeys
The world is largely becoming more of a global village with new innovations and technology springing up everyday.
TRLP Law
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced a bank verification number scheme into the banking system. The scheme aims to revolutionise the country's banking and payment systems.
AELEX
A Stamp Duties Amendment Bill has been introduced to the House of Representatives. The Bill seeks to expand the scope of the extant Stamp Duties Act CAP. S8 L.F.N. 2004 by making receipts...
Perchstone & Graeys
Growing economies, rely a great deal on debt financing. This type of financing, allows businesses or governments, to receive capital for an ascertainable length of time, following which it must be paid back.
AELEX
The CBN recently issued a directive, dated 31st January 2018, barring Deposit Money Banks and Discount Houses that do not meet the minimum Capital Adequacy Ratio set by the CBN...
Dentons
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are vehicles that permit investment in income-generating real estate through the purchase of publicly traded securities.
Dentons
The past few weeks have seen frenetic activity in key legislative developments being released in Oman.
Al Tamimi & Company
The Abu Dhabi Summary Court recently issued an order in relation to enforcement proceedings filed by a bank (mortgagee/creditor) against mortgaged property.
Al Tamimi & Company
The aftershocks of the global financial crisis of 2007 deeply affected Jordan's stock market exposing a number of sham transactions in relation to, among other things dealings in foreign stock exchanges.
Al Tamimi & Company
This article summarises the current position as regards the promotion of foreign funds into the UAE on a cross-border basis.
King & Spalding LLP
On 21 December 2016, the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia approved the Parallel Market Listing Rules, thereby establishing the Parallel Market, an alternative market to the Main Market of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).
Mahayni
Article 4 of the Finance Companies Control Law and Article 4 of its Implementation Regulations prohibit the carrying out of finance activities without a license from SAMA.
Clyde & Co
On 14 June 2018, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority published its Retail Distribution Review Status Update ("RDR Status Update").
ENSafrica
The proposed amendments remove this barrier and pave the way for entities such as the Postbank to register and operate as a fully-fledged bank.
Clyde & Co
Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo is appointed as the CEO of the Prudential Authority. Notably, the appointment of a Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners for the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ...
ENSafrica
The South African tax provisions applicable to REITs were introduced by way of the insertion of section 25BB of the Income Tax Act, 1962, as well as consequential insertions in various sections of the Act during 2013.
Dentons
The European Markets and Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR) is a body of European Union law which came into force on 16 August 2012.
STA Law Firm
"Money does buy satisfaction if you spend it the right way," while the creation and development of currency seem elusive, money is the way we get the things we need and want.
STA Law Firm
The bank will be entitled to deduct the actual fees, if any, and must inform the Central Bank.
STA Law Firm
Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis...
STA Law Firm
The math is lucid and co-related. A higher number of expatriates flooding into the region leads to a linear rise in the demand for property (for leasehold and freehold).
Al Tamimi & Company
This article focuses on investment limited partnerships and its commercial advantages from a banking and finance perspective.
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Pursuit of diversity in financial services needs to go "well beyond the boardroom", according to one of Britain's leading diversity campaigners.
Perchstone & Graeys
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Since its inception in or about the year 1804, the department of the Registrar General and Conservator of Mortgages (Registrar General) has been the guardian and conservator of all deeds and documents deposited ...
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Established in 1999, Inflexion is one of the leading private equity investors in the UK mid-market.
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STA Law Firm
The bank will be entitled to deduct the actual fees, if any, and must inform the Central Bank.
Clyde & Co
On 14 June 2018, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority published its Retail Distribution Review Status Update ("RDR Status Update").
STA Law Firm
There is no distinction between the types of hedge funds available in UAE however, the law makes a difference between funds domiciled in the different jurisdiction ...
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