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Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law)

Islamic Finance

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What the team is known for

Zaid Ibrahim & Co maintains a strong reputation as a go-to Malaysian law practice for its capability across a large spectrum of Islamic financings, including sukuk, corporate loans, refinancing and trusts work. Provides a full suite of regulatory, structuring and tax advice in relation to Islamic finance, especially in the energy, automotive, real estate, construction, infrastructure and telecoms sectors. Offers additional expertise in convertible loan stock issues and asset financing matters, particularly in relation to the aircraft and shipping industries. Key clients include Dialog Group and Tenaga.

Work highlights

Zaid Ibrahim & Co advised Kenanga Investment Bank and MTrustee on the establishment of a MYR1 billion sukuk wakala programme by BGRB Venture.

Notable practitioners

Lilian Liew is a partner in Kuala Lumpur who often advises Malaysian issuers on Islamic MTN issuances. According to a client, "she knows every single covenant inside out and is always available and easy to reach out to."

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Overview

Our Islamic Financial Services team advises on the legal and regulatory framework governing Islamic financial products ranging from compliance, product design, structuring as well as documentation and operation. Our in-depth understanding of the religious legal principles governing Islamic financial services, and ability to deal with the nuances of Islamic financing transactions, which includes balancing jurisdictional issues, commercial motivations, taxation and other regulatory considerations, make us well-positioned to advise clients in exploring new frontiers and negotiating the complex legal, cultural and practical landscapes of Islamic financial services across Asia.

Islamic Finance

Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law)

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Location

Level 19 Menara Milenium

Jalan Damanlela

Pusat Bandar Damansara

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50490

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Islamic Finance


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