Shifting Sands: Wealth Structuring Developments In The UAE

Family-owned businesses are a cornerstone of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economy, making up approximately 75 per cent (i) of the GCC's private sector. In the UAE, family-owned businesses account for a significant segment of the non-oil GDP of the country, employing 70-80 per cent of the workforce in the private sector (ii). The need for effective asset protection and succession planning structures, which can help to ensure business continuity, is clear.

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