Last week IFLR hosted a roundtable discussion in Dubai,
where prominent in-house counsel and Islamic finance lawyers
debated the legal questions dominating the region. Below are
our favourite quotes from the conversation, including the
problems with family-group companies, why sukuk
defaults have a silver lining and American finance is like an
The downturn has forced banks to accelerate what might
have been a natural progression for them. There is going to be
more scrutiny, and banks are going to be more focused on really
understanding the structure and finances of the entities
theyre lending to.
Adam Key from Citigroup on why...