The DIFC Academy has partnered with leading academic institutions and organisations to offer you a comprehensive suite of courses, workshops and programmes to help build expertise, enhance skills and to meet your professional requirements.
LL.M. International Business Law
In association with Universite Paris II
The LL.M. (Legum Magister -Master in Laws) in International Business Law deals mainly with practical case studies and certain key subjects, with a pluridisciplinary focus. It prepares students and professionals for operations such as large acquisitions or market transactions, cross border mergers, complex financing, restructuring, LBOs, financial engineering, and industrial projects. These are interesting operations, offering difficulties that often lead to innovative solution seeking. It is particularly educational to study them and analyse the legal, financial or accounting issues raised. Thus, contracts, guarantees, financing and international trade litigation, among other basic subjects, can be studied from different angles.
Advanced Advocacy Skills (Part of the…
In association with Outer Temple Chambers
The DIFC Academy in collaboration with Outer Temple Chambers presents an intensive 28-hour training on Common Law Advanced Advocacy Skills. This comprehensive training explores the application of traditional advocacy skills to activities routinely performed by lawyers. There will be series of both unassessed and assessed advocacy exercises. These exercises take the form of mock hearings covering submissions (written and oral), witness handling and general advocacy tips. They serve as useful refreshers for courtroom skills. We're offering 20% special discount for early registrations until mid January 2020.
Renewable Energy: Clean Energy Technology
In association with Lexis Nexis, Dentons
The development of large-scale renewable energy projects has been identified as a national priority in several Middle East countries, including the UAE. DIFC Academy, in collaboration with LexisNexis and Dentons will be hosting a seminar to examine the legal and contractual aspects of financing, managing and implementing renewable energy projects.
Anti-Money Laundering: Enforcement and…
In association with Lexis Nexis, Triple A. Amira Saqer Advocates and Legal Consultants
DIFC Academy in partnership with LexisNexis and Triple A. Amira Saqer Advocates and Legal Consultants will host a seminar on Enforcement and Regulation in the UAE and Gulf. During the seminar, the following will be covered: 1.) The rules controlling the doubts of Money Laundering suspicious. 2.) The importance of international cooperation between countries against Money Laundering. 3.) The efforts against Money Laundering of the UAE Authority. 4.) Most Famous Cases against Money Laundering in the UAE. 5.) The obligations against the International and Local Banks against any suspicious transactions. 6.) The UAE Central Bank Law.
Investing in the UAE and Gulf: Mergers &…
In association with Lexis Nexis, King & Spalding Law
DIFC Academy in collaboration with LexisNexis and King & Spalding Law is running a training programme on everything you need to know about investing in the UAE and Gulf, from the Laws to the latest trends. This training programme includes three courses, covering theoretical and practical aspects. » Course 1 : Mergers & Acquisitions in the UAE and the Gulf » Course 2 : Private Equity Investments in the Gulf » Course 3 : Joint Ventures
Doing Business in the UAE: Tax and VAT in…
In association with Lexis Nexis, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE implemented VAT on 1 January 2018 pursuant to Federal Decree-Law No. 8/2017 and the related Executive Regulations in Cabinet Decision No. 52/2017. The UAE is one of two GCC countries to implement its VAT legislation. DIFC Academy, in collaboration with LexisNexis and BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP is running a Tax and VAT Training Programme on everything you need to know from the Laws to the latest trends.
Accelerated Leadership Programme
In association with Harvard Business Publishing
The Accelerated Leadership Programme is a real-time, collaborative, blended cohort-based program designed specifically for future leaders in the financial sector to effectively develop leadership capabilities for personal and organizational success. This engaging learning experience includes live, virtual, interactive sessions and face-to-face workshops with a strong focus on application and relevance. It was designed to build the critical capabilities of future leaders.
Education Entrepreneurship and Innovation…
In association with University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
DIFC Academy in association with University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education debuts its acclaimed Education Entrepreneurship curriculum on a global scale through a new Education Entrepreneurship & Innovation Certificate Program. The certificate program provides the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to seed, accelerate, and scale entrepreneurial practice in education. Led by renowned Penn faculty and industry experts, the program blends expertise, research, and practice from the Schools of Education, Business, Design and Engineering. In addition, our global network of industry leaders, investors and entrepreneurs share their journey stories.
Executing Strategy for Results by London…
In association with London Business School
This tailored programme equips you with the latest strategic concepts, research findings and practical insights for executing strategy in complex and fast-changing markets. Designed for senior executives and managers responsible for strategy implementation – you develop a tailored execution plan and gain insight from internationally-recognised business strategy experts – Dominic Houlder and David Lewis.