Private Capital team scoops another award

"This award is a testament to our team, its international strength and the quality of work it does. It tops off what has been a great start to the new merged firm."


Qatar moves to increase business regulation

Qatar has approved draft legislation that increases the regulatory burden on small businesses, weeks after the Gulf state fell 11 places in a World Bank ranking of the best places to start a company.


Qatar, Russia cleared of World Cup corruption

The 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups will go ahead in Russia and Qatar as planned after the ethics committee of football's governing body said it could find no grounds for reopening the controversial bidding processes.


Islamic finance body picks up pace with new standards

The Bahrain-based Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions has issued two new shariah standards, revised three others and said it will review at least five more in coming months.


Latham & Watkins advises on the Middle East’s largest ever IPO

The Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in association with Latham & Watkins LLP advised The National Commercial Bank (NCB) on the $6 billion (SAR 22.5 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of 25 percent of its shares at an offer price of SAR 45 per N