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19 Oct 2020

Living in Dubai and working abroad has never been that easy

Every office worker or entrepreneur may occasionally paint themselves an ideal remote work environment, the essential part of which would be sitting on a sandy beach with a laptop while sipping on a cocktail or watching the sun set… For many, however, remote work has already become a reality, albeit a different one, and the current pandemic has had a significant impact on this growing trend...

29 Sep 2020

Kazakhstan started exchange of financial information

The Republic of Kazakhstan has just become a further country that started the automatic exchange of financial information. The exchange takes place under a global agreement on automatic exchange of financial and tax information...

17 Aug 2020

A historic UAE-Israel deal is followed by actions

Several days after the UAE and Israel agreed on a landmark deal to establish diplomatic ties, the two states are moving swiftly to normalise the relations...

20 Jul 2020

What you need to travel to Dubai

From July 7th, Dubai has reopened its doors to all tourists wishing to visit the city and neighbouring emirates, as well as to residents returning home. However, many travellers are uncertain about the restrictions which are now in place for different categories of passengers and nationals of different countries. So, what do you need to be able to fly to Dubai?

5 Jun 2020

Life-time visa for UAE company owners and employees at IFZA

The UAE’s International Free Zone Authority announced the unique “1 free visa for life” promotion this week. The offer will be available until June 30th, 2020. It is applicable for all new company licenses with eligibility for resident visas...

27 Apr 2020

Lockdown lifted in Dubai

Four weeks of the strictest quarantine proved to be a success, with no new cases of the novel coronavirus infection having been reported for two consecutive days in the busiest areas of Dubai. Due to the rigorous observance of the quarantine regulations and great efforts made by the government and general public to curtail the virus spread, the UAE lockdown is gradually being lifted...

24 Mar 2020

Dubai banks to offer relief to coronavirus-impacted customers

Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum asked local banks to join efforts in order to provide relief to small companies and individuals...

23 Jan 2020

One of the world’s largest Islamic banks created in the UAE

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) had completed the eagerly anticipated acquisition of one of its rivals, Noor Bank, to create a lender with total assets exceeding US$74,85 billion (AED 275 bn), it was announced on Thursday...

4 Nov 2019

AMС Free Zone exempts its investors from payment of visa deposit

Ajman Media City Free Zone has announced its decision to cancel payment of the mandatory deposit paid for the registration on the state-run platform E-Channel for all new companies being set-up from November 2019. The amount of the deposit is AED 5,000 (USD 1,361)...

1 Oct 2019

October promotion at International Free Zone Authority, UAE

The International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) has just announced new attractive offers and promotions for the formation of new companies throughout the month of October...