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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
Rafiq Jaffer is a Partner in Al Tamimi’s Banking & Finance department, having worked at the firm for over 11 years. Prior to re-joining the firm, Rafiq was Head of Legal at Barclays Bank in India. At Barclays, Rafiq led the legal team responsible for wholesale lending (including External Commercial Borrowing), trade finance and cash management.
Rafiq specialises in bank lending and debt capital markets transactions using both conventional and Islamic structures.
Rafiq Jaffer is recognised by both Legal500 and IFLR1000 as being a leading lawyer in the field of Banking, Finance & Capital Markets.
2022 – Executive LL.M (Securities & Financial Regulation), Georgetown University
1998 – LL.M International & Commercial Law, The University of Buckingham
1997 – LL.B (Hons), The University of Buckingham
2007 – Law Society of England & Wales
1999 – Bar Council of India (Karnataka State)
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