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David Berman

Senior Associate

Dubai

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David Berman

Senior Associate

Dubai

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Publications: 02 November 2022

The developing cryptoasset landscape in the UAE podcast: Spotlight on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing

The UAE is developing its financial crime compliance credentials in order to position itself as a global leader and innovator in the cryptoassets space. This means that a proper understanding of the…

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Publications: 20 September 2022

The developing cryptoasset landscape in the UAE podcast: Spotlight on consumer protection and data privacy

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Publications: 20 June 2022

The developing cryptoasset landscape in the UAE podcast: Spotlight on the regulation of cryptoassets

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Blog Post: 16 March 2021

Dubai Financial Services Authority Business Plan 2021/22: key messages for litigators and contentious regulatory lawyers

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Office

Dubai

11th Floor, Burj Daman Building, Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai
PO Box 506678

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Pro-bone experience:

  • Advising a UK charity on litigation strategy in connection with a claim to challenge the constitutionality of laws which criminalise same-sex conduct in an African jurisdiction.
  • Advising the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture on the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment.
  • Advised a global charity on issues regarding misleading and deceptive conduct under the Australian Consumer Law.
 

Published Work

  • Bank held to higher duty despite no advisory relationship (Allen & Overy Litigation Review, 27 June 2017)
  • Innocent misrepresentation: damages only available if rescission is possible too (Allen & Overy Litigation Review, 30 December 2015)
  • Intervention in Libya: Another Nail in the Coffin for the Responsibility to Protect, International Community Law Review, 2012