First Abu Dhabi Bank proposes removing foreign ownership cap

First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC proposed removing a cap on the foreign ownership limit in its sharers after the United Arab Emirates started loosening rules to attract international investors.

The board’s proposal is subject to the supervision of regulatory authorities and would require amendments to the current laws and policies, the nation’s biggest bank said in a statement. The move has “the potential that other public companies in the U.A.E. may apply similar measures,” it said.

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