Update on UAE Foreign Direct Investment Law



Tuesday, 19.05.2020, 10 am to 11 am Dubai local time (GMT +4)
in cooperation with the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK)


1. Commercial Companies Law

  • Foreign Ownership Restrictions
  • Supplementary Arrangements
  • Step towards Liberalisation

2. FDI Law

  • Legal Basis
  • Negative List
  • Positive List
  • Other Sectors
  • Key Benefits
  • Obligations
  • Monitoring and Sanctions

3. Licensing Procedures

  • Authorities
  • Applications
  • Precedents

4. Alternative Structuring

  • Free Zone Initiatives
  • Solutions for SMEs

5. Q&A


Dr. Anna-Luisa Lemmerz is a German qualified lawyer and an accredited legal consultant in Dubai. At ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY, Anna-Luisa advises small and medium-sized companies, corporations as well as individuals on UAE law with a special focus on contract, commercial agency and corporate law. Her expertise includes drafting and reviewing contracts, such as distribution agreements and general terms and conditions, as well as advising on company set-up and corporate restructuring.


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  • The webinar is free of charge.


All information provided during the webinar has been carefully perused. However, no legal responsibility or liability whatsoever, in particular for completeness, accuracy and topicality, can be assumed. Specialist advice should be sought for any individual case.