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    Economic Substance- new opportunities

    Economic substance requirements are being introduced in no or nominal tax jurisdictions, which will affect companies holding assets and doing business in those jurisdictions.

    With the introduction of the UAE’s economic substance regime, what benefits can the UAE offer businesses, corporates and vehicles that need to meet substance requirements? Can the UAE meet the needs of regional and international principals, and are there new opportunities for our domestic business community?

    ADGM hosted a live webcast session highlighting the UAE’s Economic Substance Regulations (ESR) and focusing on the merits and opportunities the regime and UAE offers the local and international business community.

    Experts from ADGM, KPMG, King & Spalding LLP, and Swiss International Legal Consultants Ltd addressed the following key topics:

    Key changes to the UAE ESR following recent amendments
    Benefits and challenges of migrating to the UAE and ADGM
    Relevant activities' definitions and exemptions
    Why the UAE is the ideal location for regional company headquarters
    Trends for equity holding companies, IP holding companies and funds
    Challenges in offshore jurisdictions
    What can the UAE and ADGM do to attract more business?

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    Event details Monday, 8 June 2020 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM Abu Dhabi Global Market