As a firm we have a strong commitment to our corporate sustainability principles, and this year we joined the United Nations Global Compact, an initiative dedicated to promoting responsible business practices and advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our goals include Education, gender equality, climate action, justice for all, and sustainable partnerships. You can learn about our actions plans and targets, here.
In this edition, we feature an entire section dedicated to COP28 where we share insights and intelligence through conversations we have had with leading experts from across the region. This includes articles and podcasts that delve into the most pertinent topics, such as COP28’s call to action for corporates, ESG reporting, and the UAE’s Net Zero vision.
Beyond the focus on Energy and Climate we feature articles covering important updates that look into a variety of areas, such as UAE consumer protection law, an overview of the Federal Civil Family Law for Non-Muslim Foreigners in the UAE, and from Kuwait we discuss the management of companies. As always, in our final section we continue to share with you real life judgements that provide context to the legal landscape in the region.Read the full edition
Masood Khan is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Structuring department and joined Al Tamimi & Company in 2014. Since joining Al Tamimi Masood has been involved in: various corporate due diligences; advised on optimal acquisition structures; preparation of transaction documents for share acquisition of corporate entities in UAE main land and the free zones, including share acquisition agreements and business acquisition agreements; advised clients on various shareholders arrangements and preparing shareholders agreements; advised on UAE corporate laws and regulations including regulatory strategies and compliance structuring and restructuring; and counseled clients on company formation including establishment of branch and representative offices of foreign companies, limited liability companies and free zone entities. Clients with whom Masood has worked in the region include private equity firms, companies and high net worth individuals.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Masood had over three years of experience in corporate commercial, banking and finance and public private partnership matters at Associate at HaidermotaBNR & Company, a premier law firm in Pakistan.
2010 – Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of London
2007 – Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Political Science), Forman Christian College
2013 – Punjab Bar Council