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
Fady is an experienced Tax and Corporate lawyer. Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, he spent seven years working at the Ministry of Finance in Lebanon. Fady moved to the UAE in 2008 and gained vast experience in International, GCC and UAE laws and regulations.
Fady’s main practice areas are taxation, corporate & commercial law, companies governance, structuring and restructuring and he specialises in the hospitality and F&B sectors.
His practice covers both the public and private sectors and includes the constitution of various investment structures, as well as drafting and negotiating relevant contracts, by-laws and articles of association, due diligence, shareholder agreements and minutes of General Assemblies and Board of Directors. Fady also drafts legal opinions and has been involved in various negotiations of settlements regarding taxation issues, offering clients an integrated tax strategy plan for their various businesses, properties, real estate investments and corporate structures.
Fady has worked as a collaborator with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in carrying out significant legal investigations and researches for drafting the “Doing Business” annual reports.
2006 – Bachelor of Laws, Lebanese University
2004 – Corporate and Tax Law, Financial Institute Beirut
2008 – Beirut Bar Association