Corporate governance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is primarily focused on listed companies. … To ensure compliance the Commercial Companies Law has introduced stiffer penalties of up to AED10 million on a company, its directors, managers and auditors for contravention of corporate governance rules issued under it.

The Legal 500 is a research, ranking and publishing firm based in the UK. The company assesses global law firms and lawyers for its publications, including annual lists and guides. Hamdan Alshami is a member of the Legal 500 UAE.