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 VAT Law
In association with Squire Patton Boggs
This course will look at the broad outline of the GCC/UAE VAT, as compared to other VAT systems in the world. It will seek to explain the structure and legal framework, and in particular will consider what might be considered 'good' VAT compliance, exemptions under the VAT regime and what pitfalls to be mindful of.
Employment and Human Resources Open Forum
In association with Clyde & Co, Stephenson Harwood, SOL International, DWF, Trailblazer Consulting
The DIFC Academy in association with SOL International Ltd is holding an interactive expert panel think tank session on key issues in the workplace from a practical HR, UAE Labour Law (Federal Law No. 8 of 1980) and DIFC Employment Law (DIFC Law No. 2 of 2019) perspective. This session will provide focused guidance for practical issues in the workplace. The attendees will have the opportunity to have valuable insights and solutions from a recognized and renowned panel of expert employment lawyers and an experienced HR Professional. This session will benefit all employment and commercial practitioners who want to bridge the gap between textbook law and application in the real world as well as Company professionals who are keen to understand the parameters within which their business should operate.
DIFC Prescribed Company Regulations Law
In association with DIFC Authority
The DIFC Mandatory courses draw upon the expertise of the DIFC Academy of Law specialists on DIFC Laws. This 2-hour lecture covers DIFC Prescribed Company Regulations Law, DIFC Law. It will benefit DIFC registered practitioners, other lawyers and in-house counsels who would like an overview of the regulation and application process. 2 DIFC Mandatory/ Accredited CLPD points will be awarded upon completion of this course.
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.
Legal Tech (Part of the Certificate in Common…
In association with Middlesex University, Bird & Bird
Legal Tech is part of the Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice. This course will be presented by the Law professors of Middlesex University Dubai. It 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.
Tax Law (Part of the Certificate in Common…
In association with Middlesex University, Aurifer Tax Consultants
Tax Law is part of the Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice. This course will be presented by the Law professors of Middlesex University Dubai and Aurifer Tax Consultants. It 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.
RICS Facilitative and Evaluative Mediation…
In association with RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)
RICS Mediation Training Programme will prepare you to mediate the most complex disputes to the highest standards across land, property, construction and infrastructure. This five day face-to-face course will be held in Dubai from 28 January - 1 February 2020. The course is divided into two modules consisting of the facilitative and evaluative approaches to mediation. Our special 10% discount is valid until December 1, 2019.
Pivotal Leadership Programme
In association with Harvard Business Publishing
The Pivotal 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.
Advanced Advocacy Skills (Part of the…
In association with Outer Temple Chambers
Advanced Advocacy Skills is part of the Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice programme. This course will be presented by Outer Temple Chambers- London. We're offering 20% special discount for early registrations until mid January 2020.