Country in depth - The development of trust and foundations legislation in the Gulf region
The International Family Offices Journal
Vol. 2 - Iss. 4 pp. 5–10
The development of trust and foundations legislation in the Gulf - opportunities for single family and multi-family offices by David Russell QC, based in Dubai. The Gulf Region has been very active in this area. The author compares the five GCC jurisdictions: the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) (2004), the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) (2005), Bahrain Financial Harbour (2006), Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) (2016) and the still incomplete King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) in Riyadh.