News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 31 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration’s India ADR Week
Article 20 Jul. 2021
Partner Emanuella Agostinelli authors article on Italian Insolvency during COVID-19 in International Corporate Rescue.
Client Alert 14 Jul. 2021
International Insight: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – General EU Perspective – Alert 2 of the Series
Client Alert 26 Jul. 2021
Courts are Demanding Environmental Care
Article 19 Jul. 2021
Partner Antonio M. Prida Commemorates Curtis’ 30 Year History in Mexico in Voces Mexico Article Series
News 22 Jun. 2021
Curtis appointed as legal partner of the Commissioner for Italian participation in Expo Dubai 2021
News 26 Jul. 2021
Curtis' Private Client Group and Attorneys Recognized in the 2021 Chambers High-Net-Worth Guide.
Client Alert 07 Jul. 2021
International Insight: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – International and US Perspectives – Alert 1 of the Series
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
Curtis advises on all aspects of Islamic finance and banking, and Shari'ah-compliant investments. Our attorneys provide sophisticated and comprehensive, yet pragmatic, product development, documentation and transactional implementation services on a global scale.
Curtis’ Islamic finance attorneys have been at the forefront of the development of unique, “first-of-a-kind” and other bespoke Islamic finance, investment and banking products since the mid-1990s. During this time, they have been internationally recognized and honored for their work. Our Islamic Finance, Investment and Banking practice is globally integrated across all of our 18 offices. Our offices in Almaty, Dubai, Frankfurt, London, Muscat, New York and Nur-Sultan are especially active in providing local, national and international services.
Our attorneys have often been instrumental in anticipating and establishing the legal infrastructure, legal architecture and industry standards for those markets. Curtis lawyers are also leading Islamic finance educators at major law schools, business schools, universities and training organizations, and the firm provides continuing Islamic finance, investment and banking informational updates through our Oman Law Blog.
Our attorneys have experience with virtually every type of contract and structure that is used in Islamic finance, investments and banking, and with the applications of those contracts and structures across a broad range of business and economic activities. We regularly negotiate, document and implement transactions using ijara, murabaha, musawamma, mudaraba, musharaka (particularly diminishing musharaka), other sharikat forms, istisna'a, wakala, salam, arboon, sukuk of different types, wadia, kafalah, rahn, adl, qard hasan, tahawwut, waqf and other contracts and structures.
The industries in which we apply these contracts and structures include banking and investment banking; capital markets instruments; trading and private equity; energy and power, including oil and gas, petrochemicals and mining; real estate of every type, including hotels and leisure; life settlements; exchange-traded funds; distressed debt investing; as well as bankruptcy and insolvency.
The team advises on sukuk, bonds, securitizations and notes, financial products and structures, including real estate investments, infrastructure and project finance, asset finance, trade and manufacturing finance. The team has considerable experience in harmonizing Shari’ah-compliant transactions into conventional securitization pools, both at original financings and in refinancings. We also advise on the Islamic legal aspects of the full range of corporate mergers and acquisitions and private equity, as well as dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration and litigation.
Michael J.T. McMillen
Daniel R. Lenihan
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Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP's banking and finance practice excels in advising corporate clients.
Legal 500 2021 - Oman Banking and Finance
Top tier ranking in Legal 500: EMEA (Oman Banking and Finance)
"Curtis has experience of Islamic finance and project finance."
Legal 500 Oman Banking and Finance 2019