Corporate Commercial

KBH offers a comprehensive range of services to clients who require corporate and commercial advice in relation to all legal aspects of doing business in the DIFC, UAE and the wider GCC market, including in matters of regulatory evaluation and compliance:

  • All aspects of the establishment and running of regulated businesses in the DIFC
  • Applications for DFSA category licenses
  • Distribution and franchise agreements
  • Funds related regulatory and compliance work
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions including management buyouts
  • Multi-jurisdiction restructuring
  • Private equity platforms and transactions
  • Private placements
  • Structuring of investments in the UAE and the GCC
  • The setting up investment vehicles and complex investment structures
  • Voluntary and involuntary liquidation within the DIFC
Notable Representations
  • The appointment on the Liquidation Committee of a high profile European financial institution, advising Saudi and Singaporean wealth management firms in setting up in the DIFC, on all aspects of a complex corporate acquisition for high end luxury brands in the GCC and Asia Pacific, on acquisition of shares in the education sector and on franchise agreements with respect to luxury retail brands.

Setting up in the GCC

KBH advises clients who want to engage with the GCC market to help them understand the regulatory environment...

Corporate Restructuring

Dubai, and particularly the DIFC, is an increasingly attractive jurisdiction for many companies across...

Banking and Finance

KBH has been present in the DIFC since 2006. It has been involved in the growth of the DIFC as a financial...

Entry Strategies and Company Secretarial

The GCC is an increasingly attractive investment destination for global financial institutions, large trading...