Succession Planning for Family Businesses in the UAE

By Abdulla Galadari, Senior Partner; Manish Narayan, Partner & Arshiya Munir, Paralegal Family Businesses (“FBS”) are significant contributors to UAE’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), wealth creation and economic stability. However, research demonstrates that the...

“Operation Bridge”: Checklist for protecting your family and wealth

How to best protect your wealth? Safety of families and their wealth is of paramount importance. To best protect that you can and should take care. To know that all is well we have made a wealth and family protection checklist. When you are forced to stay at home we...

Can I Create A Trust Under Swiss Law?

Switzerland does not have a law relating to trusts. However, it ratified the Hague Convention regarding trusts and agreed therefore to recognise trusts that are created in accordance to the convention. Switzerland, as a civil law country, does not have a law relating...

Real Estate Investments – USA Family Trust

Real Estate Investments   Structure your real estate investments to preserve your assets on a tax-effective basis. If you are acquiring a vacation home in the U.S.A., you can avoid common pitfalls and take full advantage of opportunities by using appropriate...