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Middle East 14 November 2013
London, Dubai, KL in 3-way fight for Islamic finance crown
When the British government said last month it would issue its first Islamic bond, the implications went far beyond the debt market: It was a signal that London will not back down in an escalating tussle among cities for Islamic financial business.
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NRF advises Majid Al Futtaim on $500 mln notes issue
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised retail and leisure developer Majid Al Futtaim on the issue of its $500 million reset subordinated perpetual notes, callable after five years.
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Dubai to launch Islamic corp governance centre next year
The Dubai government plans to establish a centre that will develop standards for corporate governance based on Islamic values, guiding companies in both financial and non-financial activities.
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Middle East jobs
Disputes Lawyer, NQ -3 year PQE, Dubai
Corporate Associate, Oman, 3 to 6 Years PQE
Senior Export Control/ ITAR Compliance Officer, 5+ years PQE, Abu Dhabi
Senior Corporate Lawyer, Strategic Investment Firm, Abu Dhabi
EMEA Compliance Director, Dubai
Banking & Finance Associate, Magic Circle Firm, Dubai
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International jobs
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Global TV Media Network Company | Manger Business Affairs | 3-5+PQE | Singapore
Junior In-house Lawyer| 2-4 years PQE
Insurance Lawyer| 3-5 years PQE
Company Secretary/Paralegal, Hong Kong, 2-5 years
Regional Counsel ? Group Legal 3 ? 6 PQE (Hong Kong)
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PE groups line up for Saudi fast-food chain
TPG Capital and Abraaj Group have teamed up to compete against KKR & Co for a majority stake in Saudi Arabian fast-food chain Kudu, three banking and industry sources said.
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Dana Gas hits Iraqi Kurdistan with 1st major legal dispute
The largest oil and gas investor in Iraqi Kurdistan has filed the first major legal case against its government over $1 billion in owed payments and production rights, just as the autonomous region looks to become a major energy exporter.
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Indian unit IPO once tax case settled: Vodafone
Vodafone said it will look at listing its Indian unit once it resolves a more than $2 billion tax dispute with the country's government.
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Apollo's shrinking India sales show need to clinch Cooper deal
India's Apollo Tyres Ltd on Monday reported a fall in second-quarter revenue from its home market, underscoring the need to complete the acquisition of U.S. company Cooper Tire & Rubber Co to diversify overseas.
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