Union Law No. (10) of 1980 defined an investment bank as a bank that does not accept deposits whose maturities are less than two years, but may borrow from its head office, from local or foreign banks, or from financial markets. Investment banks are licensed under the Regulation No. 21/2/88 dated 14/6/1988.

List of Investment Banks and Distribution of their branches in the UAE as at 30-4-2019

List of Institutions Licensed to Conduct Banking, Financial, Investment, Brokerage and Moneychanging Activities

List of Investment Banks