UAE. The jurisdiction of the DIFC Courts was recently extended to allow parties having no specific connection with the Dubai International Financial Centre to choose to have their commercial disputes resolved by the DIFC Courts.
INTERNATIONAL. New research from PwC projects that traditional assets under management (AuM) in 12 markets across Africa will rise to around US$1,098 billion by 2020, from a 2008 total of US$293 billion.
UAE. Egis acquires 51% of Projacs, the leading project and construction management firm in the Middle East. This transaction represents a new stepping stone for the development of both Egis and Projacs.