Legal structuring

At Adepts Chartered Accountants, we understand the critical role of internal audit in ensuring the effectiveness of your organization's operations, risk management, and internal control systems. As a trusted and reputable provider of internal audit services in the UAE, we are dedicated to helping businesses achieve their objectives and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements.

What is Legal Structuring?

Legal structuring refers to the process of establishing the appropriate legal framework for a business entity. It involves selecting the suitable legal entity, organizing the internal structure, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations. The goal is to optimize operations, minimize legal risks, and achieve strategic objectives within the defined legal framework. At Adepts Chartered Accountants, we understand the critical role of internal audit in ensuring the effectiveness of your organization’s operations, risk management, and internal control systems. As a trusted and reputable provider of internal audit services in the UAE, we are dedicated to helping businesses achieve their objectives and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements.

Importance of Legal Structuring

Liability Protection

Proper legal structuring helps protect the personal assets of business owners by establishing a separate legal entity, limiting liability to the company’s assets.

Operational Efficiency
Effective legal structuring allows businesses to streamline operations, allocate responsibilities, and establish clear lines of authority and decision-making, leading to improved efficiency and productivity.
Tax Optimization
By choosing the right legal structure, businesses can optimize their tax obligations, taking advantage of applicable tax incentives, deductions, and exemptions, ultimately reducing tax liabilities.
Investor Confidence

A well-structured legal framework enhances investor confidence by demonstrating compliance with regulations, providing transparency, and ensuring proper governance practices, thereby attracting potential investors and stakeholders.

Scalability and Growth
Proper legal structuring facilitates future growth and expansion, making it easier to attract financing, enter into partnerships or joint ventures, and adapt to changing market conditions. It provides a foundation for long-term sustainability and success.
Regulatory Compliance
Legal structuring ensures compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and licensing requirements, mitigating the risk of penalties, legal disputes, and reputational damage.

Our Legal Structuring Services

Company Formation and Setup
Assisting clients in selecting the appropriate legal entity for their business, such as Limited Liability Company (LLC), Free Zone Company, or Offshore Company. We handle all aspects of company formation and setup, including drafting legal documents, obtaining necessary licenses, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
Corporate Restructuring and Reorganization
Providing guidance and support in corporate restructuring and reorganization, including mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, and joint ventures. We help clients navigate the legal complexities involved in these transactions, ensuring smooth transitions and optimizing corporate structures.
Internal Control Framework Development
We assist in establishing and enhancing your internal control framework, ensuring it aligns with industry best practices and regulatory requirements. Our experts provide guidance on control design, implementation, and monitoring to strengthen your organization’s risk management processes.
Legal Due Diligence
Conducting thorough legal due diligence to assess the legal risks associated with a business entity or transaction. We identify potential legal issues, review contracts and agreements, and provide comprehensive reports that enable informed decision-making.
Corporate Governance and Compliance
Assisting clients in establishing robust corporate governance frameworks, developing compliance programs, and ensuring adherence to local laws and regulations. We provide guidance on board responsibilities, internal controls, ethics, and regulatory compliance.

Our Approach To Providing Legal Structuring Services

Client Consultation

We begin by conducting in-depth consultations with our clients to understand their unique needs, business goals, and industry dynamics. We listen to their requirements, challenges, and aspirations to develop a clear understanding of their objectives.

Legal Expertise
Our team of legal professionals possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in UAE laws, regulations, and business practices. We stay updated with the latest legal developments to ensure accurate and reliable guidance for our clients.
Analysis and Assessment
We conduct a thorough analysis and assessment of our clients’ business operations, ownership structure, and growth objectives. This evaluation helps us determine the most suitable legal entity and structure that aligns with their specific requirements.
Ongoing Support
Our commitment doesn’t end with the completion of the legal structuring process. We provide ongoing support and guidance to our clients, helping them navigate any legal complexities, compliance requirements, or future adjustments to their legal framework.

frequently asked questions

The best legal structure depends on various factors, such as the nature of your business, ownership preferences, liability considerations, tax implications, and regulatory requirements. We assess your unique needs and provide recommendations tailored to your specific situation.

LLCs offer limited liability protection, allowing owners to separate personal assets from business liabilities. They also provide flexibility in management and taxation, making them a popular choice for many businesses in the UAE.
The licenses and permits required vary depending on the type of business activity and the jurisdiction in which you operate. We assist in identifying the specific licenses and permits required and guide you through the application process.
The choice of legal structure can impact your tax obligations. We assess your business and recommend tax-efficient structuring options that align with applicable tax laws, incentives, and exemptions.
The UAE has specific legal and regulatory compliance requirements for businesses, including company registration, commercial licensing, labor laws, and industry-specific regulations. We guide you in understanding and complying with these requirements.

How long does it take to complete the legal structuring process?

Yes, we provide legal structuring services for offshore companies. We help you navigate the legal requirements and regulatory framework specific to offshore jurisdictions, ensuring compliance and effective structuring.

Why Choose ADEPTS

Expertise and Experience
At Adepts Chartered Accountants, our team consists of highly skilled professionals with extensive experience in managing complex regulatory and accounting standards. We are proficient in both local and international regulations, ensuring our services are accurate and fully compliant.
Tailored Solutions
Recognizing the unique nature of each Business, we offer customizable services designed to align with your specific needs and business objectives. We collaborate closely with you to understand your requirements and deliver solutions that achieve optimal results.
Time and Cost Efficiency
By choosing our services, you benefit from significant savings in time and resources. Our solutions are engineered to be cost-effective, providing high-quality support without the need for substantial internal investment.
Accuracy and Compliance
We prioritize accuracy and compliance in every aspect of our service. Our meticulous approach and rigorous procedures ensure precision and adherence to standards, reducing the risk of errors and the potential for non-compliance penalties.
Dependable Service
Dedicated to delivering reliable and consistent services, we aim to build long-term relationships with our clients based on trust, integrity, and mutual respect.