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Ashurst is an elite law firm advising corporates, financial institutions and governments, with core businesses in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and finance. Our strong and growing international presence is built on extensive experience in working with our clients on the complex legal and regulatory issues relating to cross-border transactions. With a team of over 200 partners and some 800 lawyers worldwide, we provide advice of the highest quality to organisations around the world. Our offices are located in Abu Dhabi, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm, Tokyo and Washington DC.
Ashurst's Islamic finance practice is one of the leading legal practices in this area of law in the market. We have a dedicated team consisting of prominent Islamic finance lawyers qualified under English, German, French, UAE, Indian and other law. The team has substantial Islamic finance experience and highly developed capabilities in Islamic issues and structuring. Our lawyers act for the major players in the industry and have advised on complex and sophisticated structures in numerous jurisdictions.
Gatehouse Bank is a Shariah compliant wholesale investment bank in London offering world class products and expertise.
We focus on core business areas of Real Estate: sources and delivers high quality investment opportunities in real estate Capital Markets: structuring, arranging and placements of Sukuks, syndicated financing & advisory Treasury: Islamic treasury products, foreign exchange, money market transactions Shariah Advisory: Structuring of products as well as advisory services
Our key client focus includes GCC corporates and financial institutions wanting to access the global Islamic capital markets, Islamic investors funding investments in Asian, European and North American assets. In addition we work closely with Asian, European and US non-Islamic obligors seeking investor diversification.
Gatehouse Bank operates in the heart of the City of London, the world’s leading global financial centre and leading Western centre for Islamic finance. Within an open and transparent business environment with solid regulatory frameworks we ensure that we deliver world-class standards and services to meet our client and investor needs. www.gatehousebank.com
Liquidity Management House
Liquidity Management House for Investment K.S.C.C ("Liquidity House") is an investment company wholly owned by Kuwait Finance House K.S.C.
Head quartered in the State of Kuwait, Liquidity House was established in December 2007 and commenced its operations in September 2008. The company was launched with a paid up capital of Kuwaiti Dinars 100 Million (approx US$ 360 million).
Liquidity House’s objective is to be a principal player in the international sukuk market and the Sharia’a compliant structured finance arena. It seeks to deliver exceptional values to its clients, shareholders and the industry through focused and shared values driven by its parent entity KFH.
Liquidity House’s current team has extensive experience within the Islamic Finance space and is a source of strategic strength and it derives benefits from KFH’s brand name, distribution capability, and geographic coverage while offering its products and services to its clients.
The experience of Liquidity House’s management team with KFH has enabled it to develop a strong network with Financial Institutions across the globe and is a source of strategic benefit to Liquidity House.
Oasis is an independent organisation that was created to serve the needs of those investors who seek long-term capital growth and high levels of asset protection from downward market movements. Their management of financial assets embodies proven stock selection skills and intricate research processes to generate superior returns at lower than market risk through the consistent application of our low volatility fund management philosophy.
They believe that the rigorous application of this philosophy provides unrivalled products and services that completely satisfy the investment needs of our clients. This has been proven through their consistent excellent performance and the many accolades they have received over the years.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in London, with a representative office in the Dubai International Financial Centre, DDCAP provides intermediary services to both conventional and Islamic financial market participants.
DDCAP holds a unique market position as facilitator across a diverse range of Sharia’a compliant products, asset classes and instruments in both the primary and secondary markets.
IPGL, DDCAP’s controlling shareholder, is also a significant shareholder in ICAP plc, the world’s largest voice and electronic broker.
ICAP plc is also a FTSE 100 Company listed on the London Stock Exchange with staff in excess of 4300 in 32 offices throughout the world.
DDCAP’s wholly owned subsidiaries include DD&Co Limited and DDGI Limited:
- Commodity facilitator
- Counterparty for Islamic transactional requirement
- Member of the London Metal Exchange
- Member of the London Platinum and Palladium Market
- Winner of Multiple Awards for Service Provision
- Direct investment in Islamic financial sector opportunities
- Founder shareholder of Islamic Bank of Britain plc
- Joint Venture Partner – Global Islamic Clearing Company
- Joint Venture Islamic capital markets Sukuk initiative with ICAP plc
Our asset focus for Islamic clients includes commodity, structured trade and fixed income (Sukuk). We provide physical asset facilitation services to over 250 third party institutions. Working for conventional and Islamic banks, we have participated in significant, wholesale Sharia’a compliant structured finance facilities. Our primary and secondary Islamic market brokerage service was launched jointly with ICAP plc in September 2007.
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Thomson Reuters, Legal, provides information, decision support tools and services for legal, intellectual property, compliance, business and government professionals throughout the world.
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UAE LEGISLATION ONLINE THE ONLY PLACE TO GIVE YOU ARABIC AND ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS OF ALL THE LAW DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR YOU. -Search over 3000 UAE laws with regular updates -Benefi t from point to point links between related documents -Understand quickly with pop-up defi nitions of specifi c terms at the point of relevance -Analyse with our easy-to-use annotate and review tools
Citi is one of the most complete financial partners for corporations, financial institutions, intermediaries, investors and governments around the world. As a global leader in banking, capital markets, and transaction services, with a presence in over 100 countries dating back more than 100 years, Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives.
Issuer Services, which comprises Agency and Trust and Depositary Receipts, is an integral part of Citi’s Global Transaction Services (GTS) division, which manages almost USD1.4 trillion of assets under administration and over USD11 trillion of assets under custody. With the industry’s largest proprietary network spanning 57 countries, we are consistently rated the premier choice for trustee, paying agency, custody and cash management services in more markets than any other bank.
Citi’s Issuer Services business works with investment banks, issuers and global custodians to provide authoritative market intelligence, state-of-the-art processing capabilities, and responsive client service.
By partnering with Citi, our clients are uniquely positioned to draw on our 50 year relationship with the Middle East as well as our modular approach, robust operational support and unmatched global presence. We are a leading provider of bespoke onshore and cross-border trust and agency services throughout the MENA region including, the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Algeria and Pakistan via one point of contact - based in Dubai. Altogether we offer our clients a unique insight into how the investment industry is evolving, from Shari'a-compliance to global developments.
For more information, please visit our website www.transactionservices.citi.com
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes (www.djindexes.com) is a leading full-service index provider that develops, maintains and licenses indexes for use as benchmarks and as the basis of investment products. Best-known for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Dow Jones Indexes offers more than 130,000 equity indexes as well as fixed-income and alternative indexes, including measures of hedge funds, commodities and real estate. Dow Jones Indexes employs clear, unbiased and systematic methodologies that are fully integrated within index families. Dow Jones Indexes is part of CME Group Index Services LLC, a joint venture company which is owned 90 percent by CME Group Inc. (www.cmegroup.com) and 10 percent by Dow Jones & Company (www.dowjones.com), a News Corporation company (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com).
UmmahGiving.com is a new charity whose mission is to connect primarily Muslim led charities that work to help humanity to donors. It is a charity that has been set up to: - facilitate emergency disaster aid relief; - support the building and development of water facilities, orphanages & schools in the developing world; - help people fundraise and enable charities to raise more money; - enable people to donate to a variety of charities and projects helping humanity. So whether its: - raising money for a new school; - making people aware you need money to build a school; - choosing where to pay your Zakah, Sadaqah or give your Udhiya (Qurbani); - designing a fundraising page for your cause or in need of sponsorship for undertaking a tough challenge; - supporting the building of an orphanage or school in Asia or Africa; - details and a facility for donating to an emergency crisis. UmmahGiving is here to facilitate 'uniting charity, to help humanity' by bringing charities together 'under one web-space'. UmmahGiving also has 100% donations & spending policy. All trustees, workers and helpers are unpaid volunteers so no part of any donation is used to cover these costs. UmmahGiving needs the support of corporates , Islamic banks and institutions to help with it's charitable cause. UmmahGiving hopes to launch this year around Ramadan (late August) and has been endorsed by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) and Islam Channel. If you would like to support us then please email email@example.com or contact Islamic Conferences Group.