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Banking and Finance Law

Banking and Finance Law

Yaqoub Almaazmi Advocates & Faragallah Consultancy Provides Premium Legal and Financial Services in the UAE

At Yaqoub Almaazmi Advocates and Faragallah Legal Consultancy, our specialized team of financial service lawyers delivers trusted legal assistance tailored to the unique needs of financial institutions, multinational corporations, and discerning individuals.

Our expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of financial transactions and products, including project financing, structured finance, and Islamic banking. We are in the position to offer insightful, actionable advice that guides our clients through the complexities of the banking and finance sector, ensuring their interests are protected, and their financial operations comply with the prevailing UAE laws and regulations.

Transparent and Tailored Solutions From The Provider of Legal and Financial Services in UAE

At Yaqoub Almaazmi Advocates and Faragallah Legal Consultancy, we understand the complexities and challenges of the banking and finance sector in the UAE. That’s why our team of experienced lawyers provides tailored solutions to meet each client’s unique needs.
We believe in transparent communication with our clients, keeping them informed at every step of the legal process. Our approach is focused on finding practical and cost-effective solutions while ensuring full compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Collaborative Approach of Our Financial Litigation Lawyers

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients, which is why we take a collaborative approach to our work. This involves working closely with our clients to understand their specific needs, challenges, and goals.

Our team of financial litigation lawyers has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting contracts, providing legal opinions, and representing clients in dispute resolution. We work diligently to protect our client’s interests while maintaining a professional and respectful relationship with all parties involved.

Banking and Finance Law issues include:

Regulation of Financial Institutions:

UAE Banking and Finance Law regulates the establishment, licensing, and operations of banks and financial institutions, ensuring compliance with international standards and safeguarding the stability of the financial system.

Consumer Protection:

It includes provisions to protect the rights of consumers engaging in financial transactions, ensuring transparency, fair practices, and responsible lending.

Islamic Banking and Finance:

The UAE, with a significant Islamic finance sector, has specific regulations governing Sharia-compliant banking and finance activities, aligning with Islamic principles.

Lending and Credit Transactions:

Banking and Finance Law addresses the legal aspects of lending, credit transactions, and debt enforcement, providing a framework for secured and unsecured financing.

Financial Markets and Securities Regulation:

Regulations govern financial markets and securities transactions, overseeing stock exchanges, brokerage firms, and the issuance and trading of securities.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML):

Stringent measures are in place to prevent money laundering with institutions required to implement robust AML policies.

Debt Recovery and Restructuring:

The legal framework includes provisions for debt recovery and restructuring, facilitating the resolution of financial distress situations for individuals and businesses.

Range of Services Offered By One of the Top Financial Law Firms in the UAE

At Yaqoub Almaazmi Advocates and Faragallah Legal Consultancy, we offer a wide range of legal services for clients in the banking and finance sector. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Regulatory Compliance: Assisting financial institutions in ensuring compliance with UAE Banking and Finance regulations, including licensing requirements and ongoing compliance matters. 
  • Consumer Rights Protection: Advising and representing consumers in matters related to banking and finance, ensuring their rights are protected and advocating for fair practices. 
  • Islamic Banking and Finance:Providing legal guidance on Sharia-compliant banking and finance transactions, aligning with Islamic principles. 
  • Debt Recovery and Restructuring: Assisting clients in debt recovery, restructuring, and insolvency matters, ensuring adherence to legal processes. 
  • Securities and Financial Market Transactions: Advising on legal aspects of securities transactions, initial public offerings (IPOs), and compliance with financial market regulations. 
  • AML Compliance: Assisting financial institutions in developing and implementing effective AML policies to meet regulatory requirements. 

Whether you are a financial institution seeking legal guidance or an individual navigating financial transactions, Yaqoub Almaazmi Advocates is your trusted partner in understanding and navigating the intricate landscape of Banking and Finance Law in the UAE. Welcome to a legal partnership dedicated to safeguarding financial interests and promoting a stable and transparent financial environment. 

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Who regulates the financial system in the UAE?

The Central Bank of the UAE regulates and supervises the banking system, while the Securities and Commodities Authority regulates securities and financial markets.

What is the finance lease law in UAE?

The UAE Finance Lease Law was introduced to regulate the leasing of moveable assets. It sets out the rights and obligations of both parties involved in a finance lease agreement. The New Finance Lease Law distinguishes between two types of finance leases:

(a) a bilateral finance lease involving a lessor and a lessee; and

(b) a tripartite finance lease involving a lessor, lessee, and a supplier.

The supplier, defined as the individual from whom the lessor obtains the asset for leasing to the lessee, plays a key role in this arrangement.

What is the Shariah law in the UAE?

The UAE is a predominantly Muslim country, and Islamic law, or Shariah, plays a significant role in the legal system. It governs various aspects of personal and business matters, including contracts, family law, and inheritance. Our team of lawyers has extensive knowledge and experience in navigating both civil and Shariah laws to provide comprehensive legal solutions for our clients.

Why Choose Our Financial Service Lawyers?

Our lawyers in Dubai have extensive experience handling a wide range of financial transactions and products, providing us with the necessary knowledge and expertise to assist our clients effectively. We understand that each client’s needs are unique, which is why we provide tailored legal and financial services that cater to their specific requirements. This ensures maximum efficiency and effectiveness in achieving the desired results.

Moreover, our lawyers stay up to date with the latest developments in the banking and finance industry, allowing us to provide our clients with cutting-edge legal advice that is in line with current best practices. As one of the top financial law firms in the UAE, we are committed to delivering exceptional service and exceeding client expectations.


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