This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
Arina has been involved in all areas of banking and finance, ranging from private banking, trade finance, asset based financing, capital markets, structured products and regulatory, with a particular focus on advisory matters. She has advised financial institutions and corporate clients in connection with a wide array of regulatory matters and both cross border and domestic transactions in the UAE, DIFC and KSA. She has also advised financial institutions on security structures and security creation in the UAE, DIFC and KSA and assisted in product development by preparing comprehensive document suites for various banks licensed in the UAE, DIFC and KSA.
2010 – Juris Doctor, University of Michigan Law School
2007 – Bachelor of Arts, American University of Sharjah
2013 – Solicitor in England & Wales
2011 – Attorney in the State of New York, United States of America