- Global law firm K&L Gates LLP
has received a 2018 Deal of the Year - Qatar recognition from Islamic Finance News (IFN)
for the firm’s work representing Al Rayan Investment LLC
(the investment subsidiary of Qatari bank Masraf Al Rayan) on the listing of the world’s largest Sharia’h-compliant single-country exchange traded fund (ETF). The honor follows a previous award from IFN
on the same matter, with K&L Gates having been selected Best Firm for Asset Management & Funds in the October 2018 IFN Law Awards.
The K&L Gates team that advised on the matter was led by Doha partner Amjad Hussain and included Washington, D.C., partner Stacey Fuller and Doha senior associate Jaime Oon.
Lawyers in K&L Gates’ Islamic finance
practice deal with Sharia’h-compliant transactions and structures across the lifecycle of Islamic finance matters and the entire industry. Consisting of lawyers across the U.S., Europe, Middle East, and Far East, the firm’s global Islamic finance group focuses on appropriate local approaches to handling complicated Islamic finance issues.
The publication’s annual Deal of the Year recognitions highlight top deals from more than 20 regions and categories.