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We are excited to share the latest edition of the Law Update, beautifully and appropriately titled “Sustainable Horizons: The Saudi Arabian Vision.” Giving special honor to the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, this update focuses on a collection of both informative and inspiring articles.
For those in construction, you can learn about how the tendering environment impacts risk-pricing for contractors, the updates on the legal framework of the construction industry and how contractors can protect themselves against financial difficulties.
There is good news too from the kingdom’s banking sector, from which the practice of “Open Banking” is being pushed for! But what is open banking? We’re answering that too.
Also . . . Are there any women trail blazers in Saudi Arabia you can name? We’ll help you with that. We cover how the Middle East has been making strides in empowering women in the entrepreneurial space,most notably in STEM fields.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
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