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Dubai’s Time to Shine

Beth Hirshfeld Having skillfully navigated the pandemic, Dubai is now opening its doors to the world through Expo2020, and showcasing once again why it is the city of the future and a natural hub f....

ai has quickly emerged as one of the world’s leading cities. And the events of this past year have only accelerated this advancement. From its proactive and capable handling of the pandemic to its global diplomatic leadership and business-friendly initiatives to the launch of Expo2020, Dubai has m

What is a DIFC Will and should I have one

What is a DIFC Will and should I have one? Expatriates make up over 80% of the UAE’s population. The establishment of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts Wills and Probate Service was a milestone in providing certainty to expats who are based in the UAE that they may pass on their assets to their chosen beneficiar....

im Will, your assets in the UAE will be distributed according to Sharia or Islamic law, which may not reflect your wishes.<br>In addition, it should be noted that joint assets do not pass automatically to the survivor as they do in some other jurisdictions. Instead, each joint owner is viewed as a t

Risk of Inflation to Property Investments

What is inflation? Inflation is the average increase in price for a particular set of goods or services in a particular economy over a defined period of time, usually a year. More importantly, it's the decrease in the purchasing power of a currency over time. Taking the historical average rate of 2.48% inflation in the UK, the £30....

your purchasing power will become quite clear. For example, Greece had inflation nearing 5% over the past decade, meaning that same £30,000 car would cost an additional £1,500 today. If you require financing to purchase the car the overall cost of the vehicle increases significantly. <br><br>


Foundations have existed in Dubai since 2018 and are an attractive alternative to Trusts in terms of wealth management or protecting assets. George and Betty Williams established the Williams Foundation in the DIFC, Dubai. What is a Foundation ? There are three parties to a Foundation – the Founder, Council and Benefici....

lar to a company. <br> The Founder establishes the Foundation and provides the initial assets. George and Betty are the Founders and transfer their assets to the Williams Foundation. <br> The Council administers the Foundation’s assets in accordance with its constitution. George decided to sit