Sunday, 9 August 2015

Where there’s a will…

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has formed the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry, which allows non-Muslims who own assets in Dubai to freely dispose of their Dubai estate in the event of death.

Following her involvement with the creation of the registry, which starts today, Dubai-based solicitor Nita Maru answers key questions on the issue and explains the new rules in light of the current UAE laws governing non-Muslims and what they mean for non-Muslim expatriates.

On death, how are the UAE assets of a non-Muslim dealt with?