Clifford Chance and Al-Jadaan & Partners Law Firm announced today the appointment of Anas Al Sheikh to the position of Counsel. Anas joins Al-Jadaan from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Capital Markets Authority (CMA) where he held the senior position of Manager of Rules & Regulations & International Standards in the legal department. Anas spent more than eight years with the CMA where he managed a large team of regulatory lawyers (more…)

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the Republic of Indonesia on the issuance of US$1.5 billion, 6.125 percent Trust Certificates due 2019 (more…)

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Latham & Watkins represented The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) in connection with the development of its US$7 billion Wa’ad Al Shammal greenfield phosphate project in Saudi Arabia and joint venture with the Mosaic Company and Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC). The project is a key part of the King Abdullah Project for the Development of Wa’ad Al Shammal Mineral Industrial City in the Northern Province of Saudi Arabia and is expected to create more than 1,500 direct job opportunities (more…)

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Clifford Chance and Al-Jadaan & Partners have advised BNP Paribas Investment Company KSA and GIB Capital LLC (GIB Capital) in their roles as joint lead managers and bookrunners on the issuance by SBG Sukuk Limited of its fourth short-term sukuk al-murabaha, guaranteed by Saudi Binladin Group Limited (SBG).  The financing is part of an approximately SAR12 billion financing of one of the phases of construction and development of the King Abdulaziz International Airport (more…)

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A highly-regarded group of lawyers with accumulated experience of more than a century of practice in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries — including eight partners who specialize in a wide range of transactional and dispute matters — joined Baker Botts L.L.P. today. The lawyers will work from firm offices in Dubai, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi (more…)

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Hogan Lovells has advised Al Bayan Group Holding Company (Al Bayan or the Group), a Saudi-based conglomerate, on its RM200.0 million sukuk, issued on the 24th April 2013, out of its inaugural RM1.0 billion Sukuk Wakalah Programme (the Sukuk Programme) – the first Malaysian Ringgit Sukuk Programme to be established by a Saudi corporate issuer and the first issuance by a Saudi corporate issuer of Malaysian Ringgit denominated sukuk in the Malaysian debt capital market to date. The landmark sukuk has been issued via Al Bayan’s special-purpose vehicle incorporated in Malaysia, ABHC Sukuk Berhad (more…)

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Latham & Watkins acted for the Managers and the Delegate on Saudi Electricity Company’s (SEC) issuance of US$1 billion Sukuk Certificates due 2023 and US$1 billion Sukuk Certificates due 2043. The transaction represents the first international 30 year Sukuk issuance by any issuer (more…)

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King & Spalding advised Sadara Chemical Company during the tendering and bid evaluation for an operations and maintenance agreement for packaging and shipping with Al Majdouie De Rijke Limited Company (more…)

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Amar Meher has joined the Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in association with Latham & Watkins in Riyadh as counsel in the Finance Department. Meher’s practice focuses on conventional and Islamic finance, debt restructurings, debt capital markets, and Shari’ah-compliant structured products, most notably Shari’ah-compliant investment funds (more…)

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Clifford Chance implements next stage in evolution of its long established Saudi presence with full integration of Al-Jadaan & Partners Law Firm transactional practices including two Saudi qualified partners with Mohammed Al-Jadaan becoming a special adviser to Clifford Chance (more…)

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Clifford Chance and Al-Jadaan & Partners Law Firm advised Mondelēz International on a joint venture with Olayan Group and Khalifa Algosaibi Group to launch a distribution joint venture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) (more…)

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International law firm Clifford Chance, in conjunction with Al Jadaan & Partners Law Firm, has advised The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) in relation to the proposed US$1.3 billion merger of the fleets and operations of Bahri and Vela International Marine Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saudi Aramco. The definitive transaction documents were signed in Riyadh on 4 November 2012 (more…)

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