A strong and historic philanthropic culture coexists alongside a complex legislative and regulatory framework guiding charitable activities across the Gulf Region.

In recent years, new laws and regulations have been passed to revamp the philanthropic legal landscape across the Gulf Region as well as to support with the institutionalisation of philanthropic endeavours.

In the UAE, individuals and organisations are looking for solutions in terms of philanthropic legal structures while making financial, technical and strategic considerations.

Delivered by a panel of experts, this roundtable convened Heads of Family Businesses and Family Offices and Directors managing philanthropic capital to raise awareness on the various structures and mechanisms that are available in order to institutionalise giving within the UAE.

This roundtable shed light on the legal ramifications for business donors as they embark on their journey towards institutionalised giving.