Whether you’re a bank or other lending institution, a private equity company, investment fund, creditor, retailer, healthcare supplier, charity, commercial organisation or a restructuring expert, our specialist business restructuring team advises on all issues and disputes around the restructuring of companies, schemes of arrangements, company voluntary arrangements as well as formal insolvency work, involving administrations, receiverships, liquidations and bankruptcies.
"Their strengths are the quality of work and technical knowledge."– Client testimonial via Chambers & Partners and Legal 500
In many situations, we begin our assignments by advising directors on their obligations and duties through to restructuring debts of companies in ways that are innovative, realistic and achievable.
Both in the UK and Europe, our talented team uses its understanding of commercial needs across the sectors to take a decisive, innovative, collaborative approach.
After much speculation, late 2018 saw the adoption of laws opening a relaxation of foreign investment thresholds in UAE companies. While the international free zones in the UAE have long played a meaningful part in attracting foreign investment, where foreign investment thresholds do not apply, it is the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree No. (19) of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the “FDI Law”) which is the game changer for further FDI into certain sectors of the UAE’s economy
The Government has now published over 100 technical notices designed to inform individuals and businesses on how to prepare for a "no deal Brexit".
By James Fox, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Middle East, DWF (Middle East) LLP, Dubai, UAE.
DWF's Shiraz Sethi speaks with Tom Urquhart, the host of Dubai Eye's The Agenda show.
DWF’s Umera Ali and Leanie van de Merwe talks about the key elements of restructuring under UAE laws: protecting creditors' and investors' rights.