#Foreign ownership

UAE operators Etisalat, du raise foreign ownership to 49%

Etisalat first opened up to foreign ownership in 2015

UAE telecom du to consider raising foreign ownership

The company will hold a board meeting on January 20

UAE to allow 100% foreign business ownership: Key points to note

The new decision is hoped to enhance the UAE’s attractiveness for investment and business growth

UAE Cabinet approves 100 per cent foreign ownership in 13 sectors

The sectors include space, agriculture and renewable energy, among others

UAE law allowing 100% foreign ownership now in force

The law establishes ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ lists of sectors open to more than 49 per cent foreign investment

UAE Cabinet approves 10-year visas, will allow 100% foreign ownership by year-end

Both changes are expected to boost the country’s economic competitiveness

UAE to approve law allowing 100% foreign ownership of companies by year-end

Previous attempts to introduce the legislation have been met with opposition from some Emiratis

Saudi Regulator Proposes 10% Cap On Foreign Ownership Of Stock Market

The Capital Market Authority isaid last month that it would open the market in the first half of next year.