The UAE has been removed from EU’s blacklist!

The UAE has been removed from EU’s blacklist!

The UAE has been removed from the European Union’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes (also called the “EU blacklist”). This is great news for the UAE, but before we go into what this means for the country, let’s look at what put the UAE on the...

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How to protect your business from a data breach

How to protect your business from a data breach

Running a business without adequate data security is a massive risk. Crippling data breaches are increasingly common and no business is immune. In 2018, Dubai’s fastest growing startup – Careem – was hit by a cyberattack affecting 14 million users. SMEs are especially...

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How to trademark your business in the UAE

How to trademark your business in the UAE

Registering your company’s trademark in the UAE will protect your brand and ensure that no other company in your category can imitate your intellectual property. Around 70% of trademarks in the UAE are owned by non-residents, showing that international entrepreneurs...

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So what did we learn about VAT in the UAE?

So what did we learn about VAT in the UAE?

The first day of 2018 is remembered by many in the UAE for the wave of anxiety and confusion that spread across the country as Value Added Tax (VAT) launched for the first time. This has been a huge change for all businesses in the region, especially smaller ones. So...

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