The final Law Update of 2022 is here, and it’s packed full of articles. The double edition features two focus areas, first is a spotlight on Energy and Resources and second we feature a collection of articles on Transport and Logistics. The developments occurring in these sectors in the MENA region are unprecedented and our lawyers cover vast themes for you.
The Energy and Resources focus features topics such as diversifying energy resources, solar PV, mining in the Middle East, renewable energy and green hydrogen. From a transport perspective, we draw attention to the Bahrain metro project, discuss the challenges and remedies associated with the repossession of an aircraft, and there is advice on what to consider should a party vary the terms of a shipping contract.
This edition navigates you through updates from across jurisdictions such as, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, and the UAE. Each article is timely and provides insights into legal issues and cases that are affecting these sectors across the region.Read the full edition
Over the past 30 years, Al Tamimi has acquired a reputation for being the Middle East region’s premier capital markets practice. Clients tell us time and again that our long-standing and deep relationships with the Middle East’s financial services regulators, stock exchanges and government ministries never fail to add significant value to their transactions and our ability to work seamlessly in Arabic and English always serves to mitigate timetable risk and ensure that we “get the deal done”.
Our team is vastly experienced in all aspects of capital markets in the Middle East region and internationally with expertise in primary and secondary equity offerings, particularly IPOs, other equity fundraisings, debt securities and Sukuk. In addition to our deep expertise in debt and equity raises on stock exchanges throughout the region, we have also played an important role in working with regional companies and their counsel in accessing the global capital markets including notable IPOs in London and New York. We join the fundraising journey of our clients from private placements, convertibles, conventional and Islamic bonds to IPO exits for founders, venture capital or private equity or government privatisations.
We are the only law firm to be able to provide securities law advice across ten jurisdictions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in which we have offices. Our clients rightly expect that we excel at advising on local law matters but we can also advise as to English law. Our size and geographical coverage enables us to provide highly specialised industry sector advice and a full service practice for our capital markets clients as their needs progress such as employment, tax, regulatory, intellectual property and dispute resolution. Our dedicated corporate structuring and tax teams can also provide the optimal solutions for any pre-deal restructuring.
Our clients also value our significant contribution to post-listing services including dependable assistance with corporate governance, ongoing regulatory requirements, M&A, share option schemes and secondary equity fundraisings.