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Islamic Finance

Allen & Overy's Global Islamic Finance Group advises clients on Islamic finance transactions across a number of practice areas, including capital markets, project finance, banking, derivatives and structured finance, funds and taxation.

The Global Islamic Finance Group consists of Islamic finance experts across Europe, including in London, Paris and Luxembourg; the Middle East, including in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar and Saudi Arabia; and Asia, including in Singapore and Hong Kong, who have a detailed understanding of the religious and legal background to Islamic finance, the evolving principal financing techniques and range of services offered by Islamic banks, and the issues affecting the development of Islamic finance.

Allen & Overy is a supporting member of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and an observer member of the International Islamic Finance Market (IIFM).

Allen & Overy is the only law firm in the world to be ranked in the top band across each region.

News and insights

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News: 18 July 2022

A&O advises Galileo Global Education in relation to its EUR300 million add-on

Allen & Overy has advised Galileo Global Education in relation to its EUR300 million non-fungible add-on to its existing EUR1 billion cov-lite term loan B.

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News: 07 June 2022

Allen & Overy advises the Republic of Indonesia on its largest ever global Sukuk offering

Allen & Overy has advised the Republic of Indonesia (the Republic) on its USD3.25 billion Sukuk offering comprising of USD1.75 billion 5-year and USD1.5 billion 10-year (Green) Reg S/144A Sukuk…

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Publications: 07 October 2021

Is sustainability really changing the M&A deal landscape?

A broad range of sustainability issues are now clearly affecting the way some investors assess potential M&A deals and allocate capital. But many are only just getting to grips with the fast-evolving…

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Publications: 24 August 2020

The end of an era for the PKLN team

The President of Indonesia dissolved the PKLN Team and revoked the regulation which previously subjected Indonesian borrowers of offshore debt to reporting and/or approval of the PKLN Team.

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Recognition for our work

  • Band 1 - Banking and Finance (Islamic Finance): Global wide - Chambers Global 2019
  • Band 1 - Islamic Finance (Middle East Region) - Chambers Global 2019
  • Band 1 - Islamic Finance (Asia-Pacific Region) - Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019
  • Band 1 - Islamic Finance (United Kingdom) - The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2019
  • Band 1 - Islamic Finance (UAE) - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019