“IFCs like the DIFC, ADGM and Jersey shine in providing this well governed and robustly regulated pool of professional services, fiduciaries and other types of intermediaries who understand the local nuisances in the context of compliance both globally and regionally, and support many family offices in the region.”

In the family office focussed article, Faizal discusses some of the key factors currently shaping the Middle Eastern family office landscape, such as access to expert practitioners, and the regulatory and legal frameworks supporting family offices.