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Webinar: Key Aspects of Economic Substance Regulations

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Webinar: Key Aspects of Economic Substance Regulations
From: 10-05-2023 Time: 11:00
To: 10-05-2023 Time: 12:30
Hosted by: Dubai Chambers Event Type: Webinar

About the Event

The UAE issued the Economic Substance Regulations in 2019 and followed by an updated guidance on relevant activities by the Ministry of Finance to help businesses to demonstrate economic presence in the UAE.

This webinar will examine the Latest developments and provide guidance with respect to the economic substance regime and compliance requirements.

Organized by

Dubai Chambers in collaboration with Al Tamimi & Company


This webinar will provide the attendees with:

  • An overview of the economic substance regime
  • Test and compliance requirements
  • Exemptions and notifications
  • The mechanism of reporting and filing
  • An awareness of common issues and best practices

Participation Fees (Excluding VAT)

  • Dubai Chambers’ Member: AED 150/-
  • Members of Business Group and Council: AED 200/-
  • Non-Profit Organization: AED 250/-
  • Non-member: AED 300/-

* 10% discount available for groups of three or more

For more information, please contact:

Legal Services Department
Tel: +9714 2028243
E-mail: Legalevents@dubaichamber.com


  • 10 May 2023
  • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Online – Zoom


Izabella Szadkowska

Izabella Szadkowska

Partner, Corporate Structuring Al Tamimi & Company
Izabella is a Partner in the Corporate Structuring Team and specializes in corporate and commercial works as well as merger and acquisition transactions. She provides advices on corporate restructuring, trust structures, ownership, incorporation, transfer of incorporation and corporate services.
Noff Al-Khafaji

Noff Al-Khafaji

Senior Counsel, Corporate Structuring
Noff is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Structuring Department and has over seven years of corporate structuring experience, working on a variety of corporate and advisory matters for both national and multinational clients with particular expertise in dealing with the Dubai International Financial Centre.
Shiraz Khan

Shiraz Khan

Partner, Head of Taxation
Shiraz is a UK qualified lawyer with over 21 years of international tax experience. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, he was the global head of tax at a leading multinational where he was responsible for the tax affairs in over 100 countries. He has also worked for a top international law firm in the UK and 4 big firms in both the UK and the Middle East.

Shiraz specializes in advising on international tax structuring and tax aspects of cross border M&A, private equity, structured finance, Islamic finance, and real estate transactions. He has in-depth knowledge and expertise across all taxes including corporate tax, withholding taxes and VAT in a wide range of industry sectors.
Janet Gooi

Janet Gooi

Senior Associate, Tax
Janet is a UK and Malaysian qualified lawyer. She specialises in advising on corporate tax, withholding tax, economic substance and VAT aspects in a broad range of industry sectors, including technology, finance, luxury retail, real estate and telecommunications, with in-depth experience and knowledge on international tax structuring, complex tax litigation and tax aspects of cross border M&A, restructuring and private equity transactions.
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