Emiratization Developments and Best Practices

Join the Legal Affairs Committee for an insightful panel centered on advancing Emiratization through engaging discussions with esteemed organizations such as Eagle Club Member L3Harris and Platinum Members Citibank and Fragomen. The event will delve into crucial topics:

  1. Coverage: Explore Emiratization triggers for employee numbers and considerations in free zones.
  2. Emiratization Levels and Dates: Understand the required levels and timelines for compliance.
  3. Corporate Success Stories: Gain insights from exemplary companies excelling in Emiratization, understanding their strategies and success factors.
  4. Advising New Market Entrants: Learn practical advice for companies new to the UAE market regarding Emiratization requirements.

This event aligns seamlessly with our strategic objectives, offering a platform for dialogue, sharing best practices, and promoting collaboration. Don’t miss this chance to contribute to impactful Emiratization solutions, strengthen business relationships, and support the thriving partnership between the US and the UAE.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Location: AmCham Abu Dhabi Office, Haibu Space, Abu Dhabi Mall or Online (Zoom).
  • Entry:
    • Complimentary for AmCham Abu Dhabi Members
    • AED 90 for Non-Members
    • Online (Zoom) is available and free. Zoom link will be shared one day prior to the event.

*Registration required.


8:30 am – 8:35 amIntroduction and Welcoming Remarks by Liz Beneski, Chief Executive, AmCham Abu Dhabi
8:35 am – 8:45 amOpening Remarks by Murtaza Khan, Board Secretary, Chair, Legal Affairs Committee, AmCham Abu Dhabi; Managing Partner, Fragomen
8:45 am – 9:00 amPanel Discussion 1:
Navigating Emiratization: Coverage, Compliance, and Consequences
9:10 am – 9:25 amPanel Discussion 2:
Emiratization Triumphs: Unveiling Corporate Success Stories and Best Practices
9:25 am – 9:35 amPanel Discussion 3:
Emiratization Insights: Emiratization Strategies for Companies Venturing into the UAE Market
9:35 am – 9:55 amQ&A
10 amEvent Concludes