The wave of significant changes and the introduction of a new law are plausible to increase foreign direct investment in the UAE in light of the upcoming Expo 2020. The ability to own 100% of the shares of companies located on the UAE mainland will increase the number of onshore companies and eliminate the main ownership context of onshore companies. The new law is in line with UAE corporate law. In addition, it is one more step in establishing the legality of superior property. UAE FDI is moving forward to create an increasingly favorable environment that attracts international investors, and the new FDI law demonstrates the UAE government`s efforts to achieve the goal of improving its economic position. Law No. 19 of 2018 will support speculative security, thus stimulating the development of foreign direct investment in specific areas explicitly targeted. We are also one of the few international law firms with an in-house team of economists and believe that sound commercial law advice must be based on sound economic valuation from the outset. Our fully integrated legal and commercial expertise mirrors the teams of competition authorities, and clients consistently identify it as a key differentiator that adds significant value in all areas, but especially in complex cases. Binder Grösswang Regina Kröll is a lawyer in the regulatory team of Binder Grösswang and advises Austrian and international clients on the regulatory framework of their activities in Austria. Regina focuses on foreign direct investment (FDI) screening procedures, state aid and competition law, as well as the legal framework for regulated industries (in particular healthcare, life sciences and the energy sector). If your firm is interested in issuing press releases or leadership articles, please contact email@example.com Farhad is widely regarded as one of the leading CFIUS and FOCI practitioners in the U.S.
legal market. For over a decade, he has been consistently recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers USA as one of CFIUS` leading lawyers (Volume 1). He was also recognized as a first-class lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America 2020. Chambers Global 2021 noted: “Farhad Jalinous is praised for his capabilities in the CFIUS rankings. He has extensive experience advising private equity funds on U.S. investments. Respondents say, “He`s very responsive and resourceful. His strengths are his expertise in the field and his creative approach to problem solving. He is an excellent CFIUS lawyer with a great deal of experience. In addition, clients recognized Farhad in The Legal 500 US as “lucid and well-connected.” Farhad is often quoted by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, American Law Daily, The Daily Deal and others. Regina has been an external lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Innsbruck since 2015 and regularly publishes on current topics in law journals. Together with Johannes Barbist and Florian Khol, she published a short commentary on Austria`s new FDI regime in 2020.
Regina speaks German and English. She has been admitted as a fully qualified lawyer since 2019. Global elite thought leader, Who`s Who Legal in M&A and Governance 2020: Foreign Investment Review “FOCI and Government Contractor Security Clearance”, 26 October 2010: Strafford Publications Inc., (Speaker) In accordance with Article 6 of the Law, the Cabinet of the UAE will establish a Foreign Direct Investment Committee (FDI Committee) which will draw up a list of areas in which the Cabinet can approve a higher level of FDI. The Committee will then consider the following important points before explaining the areas: Nevertheless, foreigners in some restricted sectors that are on the negative list do not enjoy 100% freedom of ownership or high participation: “Key CFIUS Developments: Lessons Learned from Recent CFIUS Decisions and Implications of the New Administration”, September 6, 2017: Strafford Publications Inc., (Speaker) “Trends in `Close Proximity` Issues at CFIUS,” Law360, October 26, 2015 Van Bael & Bellis “certainly stands out for its excellent reputation” in the competitive field and “always responds quickly to requests”. Farhad regularly represents clients at all stages of the CFIUS process, including due diligence to assess potential areas of national security issues, structuring businesses and other strategic planning, negotiating terms of sales contracts to ensure client protection, developing strategies to engage CFIUS and its member agencies, preparing CFIUS filings and administering follow-up requests, negotiating mitigation agreements, and supporting businesses with the implementation of mitigation measures. “CFIUS Update and What FIRRMA Means for Industry,” September 6, 2018: AmCham China Outbound Investment Forum, Beijing, (speaker) “Key Updates on New Foreign Investment Regulations in the United States,” 22. Oktober 2019: Conférence annuelle M&A de Di Conference, Stockholm, (Redner) Kris Van Hove (Partner bei Van Bael & Bellis), Argyrios Papaefthymiou (Associate bei Linklaters) und Margot Vogels (Associate bei Van Bael & Bellis) haben einen neuen Artikel zum Thema « A new landscape for digital antitrust in Europe: walking the ever narrowing line between competition on the meritits and anti-competitive conduct » im Jahrbuch 2022 der Finnish Competition Law Association.