& Regulated Auditors
The below list of Auditors may be appointed for the purpose of examining and reporting upon accounts of non-regulated DIFC registered entities.
Free-trade zones in the United Arab Emirates
Areas that have a special tax, customs and imports regime and are governed by their own framework of regulations
Each Free Zone is designed around one or more business industry categories and only offers licenses to companies within those categories.
An independent Free Zone Authority (FZA) governs each free zone, and is the agency responsible for issuing FTZ operating licenses and assisting companies with establishing their business in the FTZ.
Investors can Register
Investors can either register a new company in the form of a Free Zone Establishment (FZE) or simply establish a branch or representative office of their existing or parent company based within the UAE or abroad.
An FZE is a limited liability company governed by the rules and regulations of the Free Zone in which it is established.
Commercial Companies Law
Except for acquiring nationality in the UAE, the provisions of the Commercial Companies Law (CCL) do not apply to FZEs, provided that the Free Zones have special provisions regulating such companies.