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.
UAE Insolvency Landscape
In association with Lexis Nexis
With the COVID-19 pandemic, which is already having and predicted to have a further significant impact on the UAE economy, we can expect to see several businesses being driven to build strategies which include financial recovery, restructuring and insolvency. DIFC Academy in collaboration with LexisNexis Middle East and Baker & McKenzie will host a webinar on insolvency frameworks post COVID-19. During the training session, we will explore whether the current insolvency framework across the UAE can manage such demand, whilst delving into what the legal framework could possibly look like post pandemic. Topics to be discussed include: The impact of COVID-19 on businesses in the UAE The current insolvency framework in the UAE Potential changes which may occur to insolvency laws due to COVID-19
LL.M. International Business Law
In association with Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas
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.
Blockchain Rules Online Executive Education…
In association with Cykube
This Blockchain Executive Education Online Programme brings the world-renowned expertise of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) who have designed this course for government officers, managers, legal professions, accountants and engineers interested in studying the foundations of the rules that govern today’s digital economy with a focus on blockchain technologies.
Managing Sanctions Risk from Conflict Zones:…
In association with Kharon
As the conflicts there endure, networks of public and private sector actors in Syria, Libya, and Yemen have been the target of sanctions by the international community. The confluence of sanctioned actors, political interests, and proxies creates exceptionally complicated environments in which to do business. These risks have also spilled over into other regions as the facilitation and support networks of these targeted groups traverse the world.
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.
Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and…
In association with Outer Temple Chambers
DIFC Academy in Association with Middlesex University Dubai and Outer Temple Chambers proudly presents the third edition of the Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice. This 9-month programme aims to provide education and training in common law and DIFC laws and courts procedures to civil law lawyers, DIFC Courts practitioners, Emirati advocates, In-house counsels and other professionals whose work involves exposure to common law systems and jurisdictions. The course consists of a number of sections that can be taken together as a whole or as individual components. Enroll before 17th January 2021 to avail special 25% discount.