As inbound investment into the United States from overseas continues to grow, many investors from the Middle East and South East Asia are seeking means by which they can invest in US assets in a manner that complies with their religious beliefs. Please join Mayer Brown partner Barry Cosgrave for an overview of Islamic finance and some of the key structures that are used to put these structures into effect. Barry will focus on the background of Islamic finance and the anatomy of a transaction. He will also review one of the most commonly used structures and how it can be adapted for a multitude of purposes within the finance, structured finance, debt capital markets and investment management industries.
Mayer Brown’s Global Financial Markets Initiative helps clients deal with the legal and business challenges resulting from the ongoing turbulence in worldwide financial markets. By mobilizing the firm’s global resources from multiple practices and offices, the initiative provides clients with knowledgeable and timely counsel on a broad spectrum of their legal needs.