Introduction to Company Acquisitions in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Overview The article examines the material legal process involved when undertaking a corporate acquisition transaction in Saudi Arabia (Acquisition Transaction). The general process an Acquisition Transaction undergoes shares several similarities with similar types of transactions in other jurisdictions. Notwithstanding, the prevalent regulations and overriding legal system unique to KSA must be taken into consideration and…

Mergers and Acquisitions – The Legal Considerations

Mergers and acquisitions, whether from the perspective of the Seller or the Buyer entail considerable preparation, research, adjustment, and due diligence. In most jurisdictions, including the UAE, in spite of the market’s relatively small size, only a minority of mergers and acquisitions successfully conclude without snags. While the legal considerations are varied, there are many…

Yasin Chowdhury

Working as an associate in the corporate team of our Muscat office, Yasin has extensive experience in representing various Omani and foreign companies, including major real estate developers, funds and construction companies, on issues relating to real estate and construction laws in Oman. His real estate and construction experience includes advising on various aspects of…

Dhruv Agarwal

Dhruv is an Associate in BSA’s Corporate and M&A Practice in our DIFC office. Prior to joining BSA, Dhruv worked at a leading full-service law firm in India, where he advised clients across many industries on a range of mergers & acquisitions, corporate, commercial, competition, and regulatory matters. He also has banking and finance experience,…

Cartels Practice Guide 2021

Originally published as a Practice Guide on Chambers.com Partner, Munir Suboh and Associate Felicity Hammond provide up to date in-depth legal information on cartels policy, including procedural framework for cartel enforcement, private civil litigation and, sanctions and remedies.  1. Basic Legal Framework  1.1 Statutory Bases for Challenging Cartel Behaviour/Effects The laws and regulations that allow for…

UAE Insurance Authority & Securities & Commodities Authority Merge

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP (“BSA”) are pleased to support the recent exciting merger of the United Arab Emirates Insurance Authority & Securities & Commodities Authority into one financial regulatory body overseeing the authorisation and regulation of insurance and investment as one regulatory body. The UAE Federal Government formally announced the merger of…

Jean Abboud

Jean Abboud is a Head of Corporate – KSA Office, based in our Riyadh office with 9 years’ experience. He specializes in corporate and commercial law (foreign investment), securities, telecom, regulatory and corporate matters as well as projects. His expertise covers joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, public and private offerings, and corporate restructurings. He has…

Civil Law Training

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP in partnership with Lexis Nexis, are pleased to announce the launch of a five-day series of courses that will focus on and explore the Civil Law System and compare it to that of the Common Law System and its influences. Earn up to 10 CLPD Points. CONCEPT Civil…

UAE Corporate Law: A shifting Landscape

It all started when Federal Law No.2 of 2015 was enacted, amending the legal regime that governs local and foreign companies under Federal Law No.4 of 1984. These changes have impacted on several corporate practices including the governance of private and public companies, their legal structure, dissolution, liquidation, mergers and acquisitions, and applicable penalties. As…

Arsalan Tariq

Arsalan is a Partner based in the Oman office (BSA Al Rashdi & Al Barwani Advocates & Legal Consultants) prior to which Arsalan was based in our DIFC office. Practicing since 2009, Arsalan specializes in Islamic and conventional finance, bilateral and syndicated project finance, acquisition finance, Islamic product development, cross-border financing and financial restructuring. His…