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Safeguarding your Assets: New Developments at the DIFC Wills Centre

Only a little over 1% of expats living in the UAE have registered a Will that can be enforced in the region. Not to mention, many of the aforementioned have invested heavily in property, accumulated significant savings and wealth and set up successful businesses since moving to Dubai (DIFC Wills). It is alarming to consider [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|Inheritance Matters|0 Comments

The Impact of Expo 2020

Although the exact impact of Expo 2020 on the UAE cannot be predicated with absolute certainty, it is already possible to make several educated guesses about which industries it will affect the most. Below is a detailing of the four top fields the Expo will undoubtedly impact in the times ahead. Infrastructure: The site where [...]

By |June 27th, 2019|News/Blog, U.A.E. Real Estate|0 Comments

One Free Zone Passport Initiative

Setting up a business in a Dubai free zone is something many entrepreneurs consider during their time of conducting business in the UAE. If you are one of these entrepreneurs or businessmen/women, there are some recent developments that you should be aware of as they can have a significant impact on your business. The One [...]

By |June 25th, 2019|Company Setup|0 Comments

Property Handovers Made Easy

“More than 47,000 residential units are likely to be handed over in 2019, according to new statistics from UAE-based real estate portal Property Finder” (Arabian Business). With this in mind, we thought it would be a great idea to revisit some of the reasons why property handovers should merit your time, and a brief overview [...]

By |June 22nd, 2019|Property Conveyancing, Property Handovers|0 Comments

Property Gifting: Individual to Corporation

'Hiba' Transfers or Property Gifting in the UAE Within the UAE jurisdiction, one course of action that has gained tremendous popularity in recent times is what is known as a “Hiba Transfer”, also referred to as Property Gifting. In Dubai, a Hiba transfer is perhaps most often carried out in cases involving ownership transfers from [...]

By |June 20th, 2019|Property Gifts|0 Comments

UAE Launches Gold Card Program For Permanent Residency

Earlier last month, the U.A.E cabinet announced the introduction of several longer-term residency options (5 and 10 year residency) for specialized talents, investors (real estate and otherwise) entrepreneurs and outstanding students (Gulf News). The cherry on top came with the announcement of the new Golden Card program. Like many economic citizenships offered across Europe and [...]

By |June 16th, 2019|Power of Attorney Dubai|0 Comments

UAE Cabinet To Launch New Long-term Visa Scheme

The inability to acquire long-term visas has for many years, been one of the primary dissuaders for long term settling in the region by investors, entrepreneurs and students alike. The UAE government, is not only aware of this, but has now actively taken a stand to combat this issue with their plan to activate a [...]

Closing More Property Deals During Ramadan With Your POA Dubai

We are all aware of the impending situation. Ramadan is right around the corner, and for many real estate agents and entities this means a shorter time frame to process and close deals. The weather gets hotter, the days shorter and most people are on holiday or taking leaves of absence to spend time with [...]

Navigating The Month of Ramadan with Your POA Dubai

For some, Ramadan is intended to be a period of religious reflection and time spent with family. For others the ideal occasion for relaxation, a quick holiday and some much needed rest. The weather gets hotter, the days, significantly shorter and in the U.A.E the business pace is known to temporarily stagnate. For those who [...]

Looking to Acquire a Second Citizenship?

As a general populace, we have made some significant advances towards becoming more globalized in recent years. Through our commitment to accessibility, exposure and diversity, we have surpassed boundaries and crossed borders that previous generations could only dream of and that is nothing short of an inspiring feat. Whereas we are proud of how far [...]

By |April 4th, 2019|News/Blog, Second Citizenship|0 Comments

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Setting Up a Free Zone in Dubai

Free Zone Companies 101 Setting up a company in the U.A.E can be quite overwhelming, we know because we’ve been there! Not only are there a number of different kinds of companies, it can be hard to discern which will be ideal to your line of business and best-suited to what you are looking for. [...]

The U.A.E’s New Instant License

Preview The term “sustainable economic development” is one you are likely to hear often in the U.A.E especially as we move into Expo 2020. Sustainable economic development refers to the creation of economic conditions for growth that are inclusive, environmentally sustainable and favorable to employment creation. These economic conditions are almost always generated through modifications [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|Company Setup, News/Blog, Power of Attorney Dubai|0 Comments

Considering a Second Citizenship

A Preview of Second Citizenships For years, statute naturalization was viewed as the only way to obtain a passport or citizenship. Alas… times are changing. As the world has become increasingly more globalized, unstable, and immigration policies are certainly more rigid in nature, many people continue to search for alternatives that can offer them the [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|News/Blog, Power of Attorney Dubai, Second Citizenship|0 Comments

Property Gifting in the U.A.E

Property Gifting Preview Property gifting, also known as a Hiba transfer refer to the addition or removal of a name from a title deed resulting in a subsequent transfer of ownership into the name of another person or entity. There are several reasons why one may choose to gift property in the U.A.E however the [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|News/Blog, Power of Attorney Dubai, Property Gifts|0 Comments

Understanding Trakheesi

In today’s day and age, Dubai continues to be considered a prime destination for individuals and corporations looking for new opportunities. Whether your interest lies in investing or settling down, the real-estate market here is even hotter than the weather, and that dear friends, is really saying something. It comes as no surprise then that [...]

The Dubai Property Market in 2018

The Dubai Property Market in 2018 “What do you think will happen to the Dubai property market?” is hands down, one of the most asked questions of 2018. Going into 2019, this is an increasingly pressing issue and thus, still lingers in the minds and mouths of expats, investors and virtually anyone who takes an [...]

Wealth Arabia Summit 2018

Introduction to the Wealth Arabia Summit With Christmas just around the corner, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on everything that Your POA was a part of this past quarter. Amongst some very exciting developments that we will be sharing with you in the near future, perhaps one of the most [...]

By |December 16th, 2018|Inheritance Matters, News/Blog|0 Comments

Top 10 U.A.E Real Estate Terms

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the real estate scene in the U.A.E, but find yourself too overwhelmed to take the first step? We can relate! The first thing you need to do is begin to familiarize yourself with the different entities and procedures that you will encounter out here. This list of [...]

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