Dubai sets up 'significant' new money laundering court

Mark Battersby
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Dubai has established a specialist criminal court dealing with money laundering cases, the emirate's court service has announced. The new court will sit within the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal, and is part of a wider drive by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to boost its competitiveness as an international financial centre, Pinsent Masons said in a report on 13 September.  It follows the launch of a UAE national action plan on financial crime, implementation of which will be overseen by a new executive office on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terror...

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