Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Finance and Banking
Youssry Saleh & Partners
The Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) supervises & regulates all non-banking financial markets and instruments, including capital markets, futures exchanges, insurance activities, mortgage finance, financial leasing, factoring, securitization and microfinance.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Although the lending activity in Egypt has been growing, Egyptian banks continue to enjoy ‘large financial flexibility as the credit facilities to deposits ratio remains low at a mere 42%'.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
The new law lays down the rules and procedures for licensing financial leasing companies.
Amereller Legal Consultants
The operation of the ECR marks another step towards modernizing the secured debt infrastructure.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Banking industry in Egypt is one of the oldest and largest industries in the region that plays a critical role in the development process in Egypt.
Herzog Fox & Neeman
We are pleased to announce that the TASE is to allow global-traded funds to be listed.
Soroker Agmon Nordman
Here are some highlights of my methodology when approaching cases that require special efforts and tools to uncover concealed assets upon the non-amicable termination and distribution of joint assets ...
Yigal Arnon & Co
Many are not aware of this, but within three weeks the Law for the Reduction of Cash Use, 5768 - 2018 (the "Law") will come into effect.
Herzog Fox & Neeman
Prohibition of Money Laundering Order (Identification, Reporting and Record-Keeping Requirements of Financial Services Providers to Prevent Money Laundering and Terror Financing) (Amendment), 5778-2018
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co
On 30 December 2018 the Corporate Finance Department at the Israel Securities Authority issued its Staff Legal Bulletin (110-01) – Dual-listed companies: issuance, reporting, listing and delisting.
Famsville Solicitors
Mortgaging a ship is a form of security wherein a ship owner ("Mortgagor") gives to the lender ("Mortgagor") ...
Banwo & Ighodalo
As at December 2015, total pension assets under management stood at circa N5 trillion.
Banwo & Ighodalo
In February 2015, the National Pension Commission took the first step towards revamping the existing framework for the investment of pension fund assets in Nigeria, by issuing an exposure draft of proposed amendments ...
Andersen Tax LP
On 13 January, 2016, the International Accounting Standard Board announced the issuance of a new accounting standard: International Financial Reporting Standard 16, on leases, which took effect on 1 January 2019.
Deloitte Nigeria
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Friday, 15 February 2019, instructed banks to suspend lien placed on the bank accounts of some taxpayers.
STA Law Firm
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia declared a new commercial mortgages law (the "New Law") by the Royal Decree Number M/86 dated 08/08/1439H (which corresponds to April 24, 2018)
Al Tamimi & Company
Companies have increasingly looked to Sukuk issuances as a Shari'a compliant method to raise finance for their growing financial needs.
Al Tamimi & Company
The Abu Dhabi Summary Court recently issued an order in relation to enforcement proceedings filed by a bank (mortgagee/creditor) against mortgaged property.
Al Tamimi & Company
The aftershocks of the global financial crisis of 2007 deeply affected Jordan's stock market exposing a number of sham transactions in relation to, among other things dealings in foreign stock exchanges.
Al Tamimi & Company
This article summarises the current position as regards the promotion of foreign funds into the UAE on a cross-border basis.
Kosta Legal
This legal highlight covers some important aspects of project finance in Uzbekistan, outlining its main features.
Kosta Legal
The popularity of bank loans compared with debt securities lies in the underdevelopment of the Uzbek securities market.
Kosta Legal
On September 2, 2017, the President of Uzbekistan adopted a long-awaited decree on liberalization of the forex policy in Uzbekistan, which provides for high-priority measures for...
Dentons
On 2 September 2017 the President of Uzbekistan signed a new Resolution (UP-5177) introducing changes to the foreign exchange regulations in Uzbekistan. Below is the summary of key changes
Kosta Legal
Systematic problems with respect to foreign exchange and repatriation of profits may still be observed in Uzbekistan.
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Islamic finance is a financial system that is based on adherence to the Sharia or Islamic law.
Primera Africa Legal
Nigeria's population of approximately 178 million citizens continues to rise and is expected to reach about 287 million by 2050.
Advocaat Law Practice
The Central Bank of Nigeria in a circular issued on September 13, 2018 addressed to all Deposit Money Banks, Micro Finance Banks and other Financial Institutions, Mobile Money Operators, Development Finance Institutions, ...
Banwo & Ighodalo
A new digital revolution is said to be underway in which about 30% of global population is actively living in the cyberspace, in real terms.
STA Law Firm
Intellectual Property Rights are a set of proprietary rights that are granted to the Individuals over their creation. The holder or owners of these set of rights are entitled to various exclusive privileges and immunities.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN"), on June 6, 2018, issued the Regulations for Transactions with Authorized Dealers in Renminbi ("Regulations").
PwC Nigeria
The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, today 19 December 2018 presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill ...
Dentons
Welcome to our monthly update which provides a recap of recent legal developments, including finance and capital market developments ...
Gowling WLG
We have authored the inaugural UAE chapter in the annual Guide to Litigation Funding published by Law Business Research (part of the "Getting the Deal Through" series).
AELEX
Islamic financing has gained ground in Nigeria in recent times. Further to this, Islamic finance institutions are being set up and the government at both state and federal levels have issued sukuk bonds.
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