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Contributors in United Arab Emirates

Listed below are those participants who agreed to be acknowledged.

Topics Contributors
Starting a Business 25
Dealing with Construction Permits 16
Getting Electricity 17
Registering Property 7
Getting Credit 7
Protecting Minority Investors 9
Paying Taxes 10
Trading across Borders 15
Enforcing Contracts 27
Resolving Insolvency 5
Labor Market Regulation 5

Nadia Abdulrazagh

Nadia Abdulrazagh Advocacy & Legal Consultations

Website: www.nadiaadvocacy.ae

Laith Abuqauod

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Legal (TAG-Legal)

Address: Gulf Towers, Entrance A2, 7th Floor, Oud Metha Road, Dubai P.O. Box 1991, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 043966663

Website: www.tag-legal.com

Firas Adi

Kaanan Advocates and Legal Consultants

Address: United Arab Emirates

Paul Afif

Al Suwaidi & Company

Address: Emarat Atrium, East Block, Suite 237, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai P.O. Box 7273, United Arab Emirates

Tel: + 971 4 321 1000

Email:

Website: www.alsuwaidi.ae

Hesam Aghaloui

OHM Electromechanic

Address: Silicon Street, Dubai 48441, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 0097143886740

Email:

Website: www.ohmelectromechanic.ae

Sultan Al Akraf

Dubai Land Department

Address: Baniyas Street, Deira Dubai PO Box 1166, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 9714 203 0468

Website: www.dubailand.gov.ae

Laila Al Asbahi

Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee

Address: Emaar Square,Bld 1, office 504, Dubai 11899, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 4256666

Website: www.tamleekpt.ae

Mahmood Al Bastaki

Dubai Trade

Address: Dubai Trade, Dubai 18666 18666, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 4339339

Website: www.dubaitrade.ae

Khalifa Al Falasi

General Pensions and Social Securities Authority

Address: United Arab Emirates

Obaid Saif Atiq Al Falasi

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Address: P.O.Box 564, Dubai P.O. Box 564, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 506 6111

Website: www.dewa.gov.ae

Eman Al Hosani

Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation

Habib M. Al Mulla

Baker & McKenzie

Address: Level 3 Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House DIFC, Dubai 2268 2268, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 331 6868

Website: bakermckenzie.com

Salah El Dien Al Nahas

Hadef & Partners

Address: 12th Floor, Blue Tower, Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi P.O. Box 3727, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 2 627 6622

Website: www.hadefpartners.com

Abdullah Al Nasser

Buti Al Subosi

Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee

Address: Emaar Square,Bld 1, office 504, Dubai 11899, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 4256666

Website: www.tamleekpt.ae

Mohammad Al Suwaidi

Al Suwaidi & Company

Address: Emarat Atrium, East Block, Suite 237, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai P.O. Box 7273, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 321 1000

Email:

Website: www.alsuwaidi.ae

Essam Al Tamimi

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: DIFC Building 4, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 97143641641

Website: www.tamimi.com

Humam Al Zaqqa

Adnan Saffarini Consultants

Address: Dubai P.O. Box 4000, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 50 545 8226

Email:

Saeed Al-Hamiz

Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates

Address: Abu Dhabi P.O. Box 854, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 2 6651 093

Website: www.cbuae.gov.ae

Amir H. Aljord

Abdullah Alzarooni Advocates and Legal Consultants

Address: Business Avenue 2st Floor. Office-210, Bur, Saeed, Behind Nissan Showroom Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 2954299

Hussain Almatrood

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: DIFC Building 4, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: www.tamimi.com

Mohammed AlSuboosi

Dubai Courts

Tel: +97143030321

Website: www.dc.gov.ae

Yousaf Al-Suwaidi

Dubai Courts

Tel: 971 4 3030494

Website: www.dc.gov.ae

Wicki Andersen

Baker Botts LLP

Address: Emaar Square, Building 6, 7th Floor, P.O. Box 23425, Dubai PO box 23425, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 436 3621

Website: www.bakerbotts.com

Charlotte Attfield

Herbert Smith Freehills

Address: Dubai International Financial Centre, Gate Village 7 Level 4, Dubai PO Box 506631, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 428 6300

Mahmoud Awad

Hadef & Partners

Address: Emaar Square, Building 3, Level 5, Downtown Burj Dubai, Dubai PO BOX 37172, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 429 2999

Website: www.hadefpartners.com

Elmugtaba Bannaga

Bin Suwaidan Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: Hudaiba Awards Complex, Block (B) - 4th Floor - Office 406, Bur Dubai P.O Box: 50229, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971556056856

Website: www.binsuwaidan.com

Mounther Barakat

Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority

Address: Hamdan Street- AL Gaith Tower -13th Floor, Abu Dhabi P.O. Box 33733, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +97126120235

Email:

Website: www.sca.gov.ae

Piyush Bhandari

Intuit Management Consultancy

Address: # 2 M02, NBQ Building Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road, Bur Dubai Dubai 115887, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 3518381, +971 4 3709963

Website: www.intuitconsultancy.com

Rashid Bin Humaidan

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Address: P.O.Box 564, Dubai P.O. Box 564, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 506 6111

Website: www.dewa.gov.ae

Maryam BinLahej AlFalasi

Dubai Courts

Address: Dubai P.O. Box 4700, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +97143030315

Website: www.dc.gov.ae

Aed Bouchakra

Huqooq Legal Practice

Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Offices 2307-2308, Level 23, Grosvenor Tower, Dubai P.O. Box 185616, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 32 96 968

Website: www.hlplawfirm.com

Mazen Boustany

Baker & McKenzie

Address: Level 3 Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House DIFC, Dubai 2268 2268, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 0097144230000

Email:

Website: bakermckenzie.com

Simone Brown

Reed Smith

Address: Gate VIlage, DIFC, Building 10, Level 5, Dubai 506548, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 709 6300

Omar Bushahab

Business Registration in Department of Economic Development

Address: United Arab Emirates

Joe Carrol

Dentons

Address: 18 Floor, Boulevard Plaza Tower 2, Dubai P.O. Box 1756, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 402 0854

Website: www.dentons.com

Maggie Chang

PwC United Arab Emirates

Address: Emaar Square, Building 4, Level 8, Dubai P.O. Box 11987, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 97143043445

Website: www.pwc.com

Pooja Dabir

PwC United Arab Emirates

Address: Emaar Square, Building 4, Level 8, Dubai P.O. Box 11987, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 97143043689

Website: www.pwc.com

Rahat Dar

Afridi & Angell, member of Lex Mundi

Address: Emirates Towers, Level 35, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai IS-105 P.O. Box 9371, United Arab Emirates

Website: www.afridi-angell.com

Hamad Darwish

Al Etihad Credit Bureau

Address: Rolex Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai PO Box 6566, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 043812451

Website: www.aecb.gov.ae

Mohammed El Ghul

Baker & McKenzie

Address: Level 3 Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House DIFC, Dubai 2268 2268, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 3316868

Email:

Website: bakermckenzie.com

Michael George

Dar Al-Handasah

Address: Dubai P.O. Box 220012, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 56 655 0658

Jamal Guzlan

Al Ajmi Engineering Consultants

Address: Al Muraqabat Street, Dubai P.O. Box 14115, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 42349494

Website: www.alajmi.ae

Nazim Hashim

Afridi & Angell, member of Lex Mundi

Address: Emirates Towers, Level 35, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai IS-105 P.O. Box 9371, United Arab Emirates

Website: www.afridi-angell.com

Ahmed Hegazy

Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee

Address: Emaar Square,Bld 1, office 504, Dubai 11899, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 4256666/210

Website: www.tamleekpt.ae

Conan Higgins

TSI Legal Enterprises, PC

Tel: (253) 292-2627

Website: tsilegalenterprises.com

Ashraf Hossain

Summer Sky Electromechanical

Sameer Huda

Hadef & Partners

Address: Emaar Square, Building 3, Level 5, Downtown Burj Dubai, Dubai PO BOX 37172, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 429 2999

Website: www.hadefpartners.com

Rita Jaballah

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: DIFC Building 4, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 3641 646

Website: www.tamimi.com

Edger Larose Joseph

Amptec Electromechanical LLC

Address: Al Qusais, P.O. Box: 84047, Dubai, UAE, P.O. Box 84047, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 04-2579399

Gul Kalam

OHM Electromechanic

Address: Silicon Street, Dubai 48441, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 0097143886740

Email:

Website: www.ohmelectromechanic.ae

Kristine Kalnina

Reed Smith

Address: Gate VIlage, DIFC, Building 10, Level 5, Dubai 506548, United Arab Emirates

Jonia Kashalaba

PwC United Arab Emirates

Address: Emaar Square, Building 4, Level 8, Dubai P.O. Box 11987, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 0097145157467

Email:

Website: www.pwc.com

George Khoury

Hadef & Partners

Address: Emaar Square, Building 3, Level 5, Downtown Burj Dubai, Dubai PO BOX 37172, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 429 2999

Website: www.hadefpartners.com

Vipul Kothari

Kothari Auditors & Accountants

Address: M-7, Above UBI, Bank Street, Dubai P.O. Box 51504, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971-4-3526330

Email:

Ravi Kumar

Dubai Trade

Address: Dubai Trade, Dubai 18666 18666, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +97144339357

Website: www.dubaitrade.ae

Charles S. Laubach

Afridi & Angell, member of Lex Mundi

Address: Emirates Towers, Level 35, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai IS-105 P.O. Box 9371, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 330 3900

Website: www.afridi-angell.com

Daniele Lavalle

Al Etihad Credit Bureau

Address: Rolex Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai PO Box 6566, United Arab Emirates

Website: www.aecb.gov.ae

Abdulla M. AI Mannaei

Emirates Auction

Address: Dubai P.O. Box 444010, United Arab Emirates

Tel: + 9714 323 3333

Website: www.emiratesauction.com

Christine Maksoud

Baroudi & Associates

Address: Achrafieh 5585 Building, P. Gemayel Avenue, Palais de Justice District, Beirut P.O. Box 11-7236, Lebanon

Tel: +961 1 428777

Website: www.baroudilegal.com

Arslan Malik

OHM Electromechanic

Address: Silicon Street, Dubai 48441, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 0097143886740

Email:

Website: www.ohmelectromechanic.ae

Junaid Malik

Al Etihad Credit Bureau

Address: Rolex Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai PO Box 6566, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +97143812555

Website: www.aecb.gov.ae

Helen Martin

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Address: Level 14 - Tower 2 Al Fattan Currency House, Dubai 506555, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +9714 43506 436

Website: www.addleshawgoddard.com

Peter Michelmore

Reed Smith

Address: Gate VIlage, DIFC, Building 10, Level 5, Dubai 506548, United Arab Emirates

Omar Mohammad

Tarig Monim

TM Advisory

Tel: 971 50 669 2742

Email:

Badih Moukarzel

Huqooq Legal Practice

Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Offices 2307-2308, Level 23, Grosvenor Tower, Dubai P.O. Box 185616, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 32 96 968

Website: www.hlplawfirm.com

Saeed Nageeb

Mohamad Nizam

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: DIFC Building 4, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: www.tamimi.com

Rakesh Pardasani

RSM UAE

Website: www.rsm.ae

Motaz Qaoud

Al Khawaja Engineering Consultancy

Address: Flat 210 & 201, NASA Building - Al Maktoum Road, Dubai P.O. Box 49229, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 2272416

Email:

Samer Qudah

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: DIFC Building 4, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 97143641641

Website: www.tamimi.com

Yusuf Rafiudeen

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Address: P.O.Box 564, Dubai P.O. Box 564, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 506 6100

Website: www.dewa.gov.ae

Ashraf M. Rahman

Adam Global

Address: 2A, Ground Floor, Building No. 6, Gold & Diamond Park, Dubai 183827, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 341 9701

Website: www.adamglobal.com

Johnson Rajan

Intuit Management Consultancy

Address: # 2 M02, NBQ Building Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road, Bur Dubai Dubai 115887, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 3709963

Website: www.intuitconsultancy.com

Mehul Rajyaguru

Al Hili Star ElectroMechanical Works L.L.C

Address: Al Quoz-2, Dubai P B 91045, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971509628116

Email:

Chatura Randeniya

Afridi & Angell, member of Lex Mundi

Address: Emirates Towers, Level 35, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai IS-105 P.O. Box 9371, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +9714-330-3900

Website: www.afridi-angell.com

Jochem Rossel

PwC United Arab Emirates

Address: Emaar Square, Building 4, Level 8, Dubai P.O. Box 11987, United Arab Emirates

Email:

Website: www.pwc.com

Mohammad Safwan

Al Hashemi Planners, Architects, Engineers

Address: Office M-05, Dar Al Nahda Building, Al Waheeda Street, Dubai P.O. Box 13313, United Arab Emirates

Tel: + 971 4 268 4466

Shoeb Saher

Baker & McKenzie

Address: Level 3 Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House DIFC, Dubai 2268 2268, United Arab Emirates

Website: bakermckenzie.com

Said Said

Dubai Trade

Address: Dubai Trade, Dubai 18666 18666, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +97144339357

Website: www.dubaitrade.ae

Mohammed Ahmed Saleh

Dubai Municipality

Address: P.O. Box 67, Bani Yas Street, Dubai P.O. Box 67, Bani Yas Street, United Arab Emirates

Website: www.dm.gov.ae

Osama Shabaan

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Legal (TAG-Legal)

Address: Gulf Towers, Entrance A2, 7th Floor, Oud Metha Road, Dubai P.O. Box 1991, United Arab Emirates

Website: www.tag-legal.com

Hassan Shakrouf

Global Team UAE

Address: Office 314 Makateb Building, Deira, Dubai UAE P.O.Box: 96804, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 (04) 2958381

Website: www.globalteamuae.com

Duvvuri Gangadhara Shastry

Elemec Electromechanical Contracting L.L.C.

Address: P.O. Box 90487 Dubai - UAE, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 (04) 884 8118

Website: www.elmechuae.com

Mashair Shazli

Craig C. Shepherd

Herbert Smith Freehills

Address: Dubai International Financial Centre, Gate Village 7 Level 4, Dubai PO Box 506631, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 428 6300

Douglas Smith

Baker & McKenzie

Address: Level 3 Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House DIFC, Dubai 2268 2268, United Arab Emirates

Website: bakermckenzie.com

Izabella Szadkowska

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: DIFC Building 4, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 331 7161

Website: www.tamimi.com

Hamad Thani Mutar

Dubai Courts

Tel: +97145165040

Website: www.dc.gov.ae

Nitin Tirath

Dubai Trade

Address: Dubai Trade, Dubai 18666 18666, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +97144339305

Website: www.dubaitrade.ae

Mohsen Tomh

Options Engineering Consultants

Address: Al Maktoom st. Diera, Dubai P.O. Box 377041, United Arab Emirates

Email:

Stuart Walker

Afridi & Angell, member of Lex Mundi

Address: Emirates Towers, Level 35, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai IS-105 P.O. Box 9371, United Arab Emirates

Tel: T : +071 4 330 3900

Website: www.afridi-angell.com

Gary Watts

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants

Address: DIFC Building 4, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 97143641641

Website: www.tamimi.com

Alan Wood

PwC United Arab Emirates

Address: Emaar Square, Building 4, Level 8, Dubai P.O. Box 11987, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 00971564176723

Website: www.pwc.com

Baher Yousef

Engineering Consultants Group (ECG)

Address: Sheikh Zayed Street, Dubai P.O. Box 26803, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 43434229

Rania Yousseph

Baker & McKenzie

Address: Level 3 Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House DIFC, Dubai 2268 2268, United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4 331 6868

Website: bakermckenzie.com