UAE Federation Risk: Money laundering concerns and covid restrictions

Risk Management
Issue 1139 - 21 Jan 2022 | 6 minute read

Political, financial and economic risk grades for the UAE Federation stay unaltered at the highest level in GSN's latest Risk Management Report, reflecting the overall stability of the polity. In recent developments, Abu Dhabi, in the role of ‘Little Sparta’, has driven the UAE’s activist regional policy from East Africa to the Yemeni island of Socotra while retrenching in Libya and other conflict zones. Rapprochement with Israel has continued and relations with Qatar remain uneasy, despite the Gulf Co-operation Council ending the 40-month boycott.

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