Overview of the UAE and DIFC Companies Law Workshop

Organized by
Dubai Chamber
In co-operation with
Afridi & Angell

  • To understand the key features of the UAE Companies Law and the DIFC Companies Law;
  • To identify the impact of new changes introduced in both laws;
  • To prepare the next steps and put procedures in place to ensure compliance with new requirements.
Dubai 16 April

About the Workshop

This half day workshop is designed to provide a better understanding of the UAE Companies Law and its latest developments and to highlight the recent changes in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Companies Law. Read more


16th April 2019
08:30am – 12:30pm
Dubai Chamber (Main Office) – 2nd Floor Read more


speakerCharles S Laubach
Afridi & Angell

Charles has been practicing as a legal consultant in the UAE since 1986. He advises on general corporate matters, contracts and government procurements, project finance and international trade controls. Charles has extensive experience with the UAE’s regulatory environment and he was involved in numerous high monetary value financing and re-financing transactions.

Since the late 1990s, Charles has been the author of the standard industry UAE law opinions on the various financial agreements used by the ICMA and the SLRC, enabling ICMA and SLRC members to enter into complex financial transactions with counterparties in the UAE.

speakerDanielle Lobo
Afridi & Angell

Danielle has been practicing as a legal consultant in the UAE since 2010. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial law. Danielle has considerable experience in a wide range of corporate matters including cross border mergers and acquisitions where she advises vendors, trade purchasers and management on both the acquisition and disposal of companies, private equity investments including the funding of start-up companies, joint ventures, restructurings and reorganisations.

Danielle holds an LL.B. (Hons) with options in French Law from the University of Aberdeen and is qualified as a solicitor in Scotland.

speakerAbdus Samad
Afridi & Angell

Abdus Samad is a corporate/commercial lawyer and specialises in M&A and transactional work, as well as general corporate/commercial matters. He advises foreign and local clients on general corporate, commercial and other matters relating to the conduct of business in the region including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings and reorganisations.

He has extensive knowledge and experience in cross-border transactional and corporate advisory matters, including complex acquisitions and divestures. Abdus Samad holds an LLB from King’s College London.

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