Winston & Strawn will sponsor UK Islamic Finance Week being held in London on 4 September, which will cover various hard-hitting sessions and discussions in conjunction with leading European regulators, global standard-setters, world leaders, and UK and European Islamic finance practitioners. The event will take place at the Mansion House, London.
Dubai Partner and Head of Middle East Banking and Global Islamic Finance, Shibeer Ahmed, will moderate the session on “Waqf – Uses and Applications.” Shibeer focuses his practice focuses on banking, Islamic finance and project finance, regularly working on highly complex financings throughout in the Middle East, Europe and internationally. He advises a range of financial institutions, including commercial banks, Export Credit Agencies (ECAs), and development finance institutions, on complex multi-sourced project financings and Islamic financings. He has wide experience advising on corporate and sovereign Sukuk issuances, and has extensive experience across a range of sectors, including transportation and social infrastructure.