Having been in the Middle East for quite some time, we fully understand the culture of family business that predominates in the region. Often, these sorts of businesses are long-standing corporate structures which are several decades old and based on a culture of trust. As the business environment has evolved into a global one, these traditional trust based business structures are often highly exposed to liability.
We have advised clients on the formation and set up of suitable company structures for their requirements in order to limit liability, enable efficient corporate management and to facilitate succession planning. These include both Public and Private companies in the UAE and its free zones.
Our experience also covers the dissolution of companies.
- Advising a JAFZA sole establishment company on limiting its liability through incorporation of an offshore holding company prior to engaging in international joint venture projects.
- Advising a client holding shares in a number of different types of company on the restructuring of the group and the centralization of ownership of the group to one holding company.
Advising a group of multi-national companies on its restructuring