Advisers and bankers across the Middle East told to work from home

Pedro Gonçalves
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DIFC Courts, the regulatory body for Dubai's financial free zone, said it would begin operating remotely "with immediate effect", in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. "In an effort to protect the health and well-being of our judges, registry team and court users, the DIFC Courts and its Registry will operate on a [generally] completely remote basis," it said in an email to clients. The court premises will be closed from today until March 26 at the earliest. Case hearings will generally be conducted by teleconference, DIFC Courts said, with "extremely limited" acces...

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