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Megat Hizaini Hassan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance
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Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance - Malaysia

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Megat Hizaini Hassan has significant expertise in the Islamic finance sphere, frequently advising financial institutions on complex sukuk structures. He is particularly well versed in advising on banking regulatory matters relating to Shari'a-compliant products.
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Islamic Finance

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Noted by market commentators for his extensive focus on Islamic finance, Megat has been recognised as one of the leading lawyers in his area of practice, through publications such as the International Financial Law Review’s Guide to the World’s Leading Islamic Finance Lawyers and Expert Guides, Legal 500, Chambers Asia as well as Islamic Finance News’ Leading Lawyers Directory.

He covers a wide range of structures, including Murabahah and Ijarah transactions. He is especially active in assisting banks with debt restructuring issues. Clients have noted his “knowledge and experience in applying Shariah concepts are indeed valuable”.

He sits as a member of the Shariah Advisory Body for both Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Keluarga Berhad (“STMKB”), a Bursa Malaysia-listed company that deals with family takaful (Islamic insurance), and Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Am Berhad (an STMKB subsidiary company that deals with general takaful). He has been appointed as a Shariah committee member for Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) Berhad effective May 2021.

Megat was recently ranked as a "Leading Lawyer" on The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 ranking.

Publications

Contributor: Ahmad Ibrahim: Sahsiah, Pemikiran & Sumbangan Ilmiah (Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM), 2019)

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