The first Law Update of 2024 is here, and our first focus of the year spotlights Healthcare and Lifesciences, a sector that is undergoing significant growth and development across the MENA region.
Our focus provides an insight into some of the most important regulatory updates across the region, such as the UAE’s groundbreaking law on the use of human genome, Kuwait’s resolution on nuclear and radioactive materials, the new regulations for healthcare services in Qatar, Egypt’s healthcare regulatory framework, and the impact of the Saudi Civil Transactions Law on the healthcare and life sciences sector … and there is so much more!
Beyond the healthcare pages our lawyers share with you multi-sector insights where you will discover articles on Dubai’s DIFC regulatory framework for startups, Bahrain’s commercial agencies law, and we also shed light on Kuwaiti civil code and the advantages of setting up a joint stock company in Saudi Arabia.Read the full edition
Faisal has over 14 years’ experience advising on banking and finance with a particular speciality in Islamic Finance.
Faisal ‘s professional experience includes acting as in-house counsel for several of the largest financial institutions in the Middle East, including Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Emirates Islamic Bank, wherein he directed legal advice and operations relating but not limited to corporate and retail property finance facilities, trade finance products, information technology services, and alternative banking channels.
Most recently and prior to joining the firm, Faisal acted for a period of 3 years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for a Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) based group of companies recognised as an industry leader in Sharia compliant supply chain finance solutions, factoring, forfaiting, and securitisation of Sharia compliant financial instruments. During this time, Faisal developed the group’s overarching legal strategy and managed legal operations across 7 jurisdictions, including Luxembourg, Morocco, and the Abu Dhabi Global Market.
2004 – Juris Doctoris, Roger Williams School of Law
1998 – Bachelor of Arts, Brown University