Riccardo Denaro

Managing Associate

+971 45816900


Main office: Dubai


  • Company law, with particular focus on:
    • extraordinary transactions and M&A
    • corporate advice
    • commercial contracts
  • Key sectors:
    • M&A
    • real estate
    • private equity
    • mutual funds
  • Foreign languages: English and Spanish


  • Joined the firm in 2013
  • Worked for two other Italian law firms, where he mainly handled civil law, company law and antitrust law matters


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from Bocconi University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

Dubai’s New Labour Law comes into force

The United Arab Emirates Cabinet recently approved a new Labour Law on the regulation of labor relations, which comes into force on 2 February 2022. This reform represents a major milestone in the development of the UAE’s labour environment. Our

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UAE to allow 100% foreign ownership of commercial companies as of June

Foreign ownership in the UAE seems to have finally reached a turning point. Following the issuance of Federal Decree Law No. 26 of 2020, the UAE’s minister of economy announced this past 19 May that foreign ownership restrictions for a range of activities in numerous sectors will be lifted …

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UAE Announces 100% Foreign Ownership of Commercial Companies

On last 23 November President of the UAE issued a decree (the “Decree”) which radically overhauls the existing foreign ownership regime in the UAE. Announcement of the Decree will be a welcome news to foreign investors contemplating doing business in the UAE and investors already present …

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