Qatari Firm Buys Miami Hotel: Key Considerations For Hotel Acquisitions

Posted on Mar 3, 2014 in Emirates-U.S.A, UAE Law and Business

St. Regis Bal Harbour, a luxury high-rise hotel and condominium residences, sits majestically on the edge of the Atlantic oceanfront in the desirable county of Miami-Dade, Florida. Just two years after its grand opening, the luxury hotel—which is estimated to have cost $1 billion to develop—under the Starwood Resorts & Hotels flag was sold to […]

The Rising Trend Of Public Private Partnerships In The Middle East

 Governments in the Middle East are in the process of rapidly developing their physical and social infrastructures to provide necessary services to their citizens. In this regard, a public private partnership (PPP) can be a viable option to construct or develop a wide range of these infrastructure projects, including highways, power plants, bridges, pipelines, ports, […]

Dispute Resolution In the UAE | Litigation Is Not The Only Way

Posted on Mar 19, 2012 in Emirates-Middle East, UAE Law and Business

When companies enter into a business transaction – be it trading of goods or leasing of a commercial property – everything seems to be in control, as it should be. However, unfortunately, sometimes it does not take long for the good business relations to turn sour, the reasons of which can be many – cash […]

Company Merger Regime In The UAE | Real Estate Mergers Expected To Increase in 2012

The real estate sector of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) expects to see a number of significant mergers and business consolidations this year. Why? The UAE real estate market is still struggling to recover after real estate prices slumped in 2008 and it is expected that mergers between real estate developers would be needed to […]

UAE Healthcare | NMC Health PLC Plans Listing on the London Stock Exchange

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Emirates - U.K., UAE Investment and Finance

From the Washington Post:  NMC Health PLC, a health care company in the United Arab Emirates, laid out plans Thursday to list its shares in London rather than at home as it seeks to raise up to $250 million. The company said it is targeting an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange to […]