Legislation & Rules
The DIFC laws and regulations are developed by the DIFC Authority (DIFCA) and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). The DIFCA is responsible for the laws and regulations that regulate the non financial activities within the DIFC including employment law, companies and commercial law and real estate law. The DFSA is responsible for the laws and regulations relating to the all financial and ancillary services within the DIFC. The DIFC Courts will apply the DIFC’s laws and regulations, all of which are listed under Laws and Regulations, unless the parties explicitly agree that another law governs their dispute.