Middle East

  • Innovation rules

    Sukuk al ijara is still going strong, says Abradat Kamalpour of Ashurst

  • Through an Islamic window

    Andrew Henderson and Antony Hainsworth of Clifford Chance outline issues surrounding the regulation of Islamic finance in the United Arab Emirates

  • Harmonisation is the key to success

    To allow better capital flow, there must be a harmonisation of market regulations across the Middle East, says Federico Salinas of Dewey & LeBoeuf

  • Creating new dynasties

    Nick Rucker of Lawrence Graham LLP explores planning and structural issues for ultra-high-net-worth families and individuals

  • Merge, acquire but pay heed

    Ahmed Barakat and Ezekiel Tuma of Al Sarraf & Al Ruwayeh on acquiring Kuwaiti entities

  • Shariah and the markets

    Sam Habbas and Hossam Abdullah of Al Sarraf & Al Ruwayeh outline the shariah compliance issues surrounding sukuk issuance

  • Prepare to list

    Rob Little and Mike Durgavich of Al Sarraf & Al Ruwayeh offer the Kuwaiti perspective on global depository receipts

  • Prosperity is the issue

    Do you want to be part of an economic surge? If so, the stock markets in Dubai are for you, say Husam Hourani and Izabella Szadkowska of Al Tamimi & Company

  • The road to structured security

    Henry Cort and Rachel Rayfield of Trowers & Hamlins explain why the structuring of an effective security package has always been a challenge in Saudi Arabia

  • The recommendation of their peers

    The world's leading Islamic finance lawyers, as voted for by their peers in the industry, are recognised here for the first time