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09 April 2020

COVID-19: BAHRAIN UPDATE

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected most, if not all, communities/businesses around the world in one way or another. While the health implications are rightfully in the forefront, the focus of this email are on the challenges facing businesses in maintaining continuity and mitigating the consequences of the pandemic. While maintaining commercial operations is a top...

09 April 2020

COVID-19: KUWAIT UPDATE

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected most, if not all, communities/businesses around the world in one way or another. While the health implications are rightfully in the forefront, the focus of this email are on the challenges facing businesses in maintaining continuity and mitigating the consequences of the pandemic. While maintaining commercial operations is a top...

07 February 2020

ASAR – AL RUWAYEH & PARTNERS ACTS AS KUWAIT LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE CONSORTIUM OF WTE WASSERTECHNIK GMBH AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ADVISORS HOLDING KSCP ON THE UMM AL HAYMAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT PPP PROJECT IN KUWAIT

Kuwait – XXX February, 2020: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (“ASAR”), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it acted as Kuwaiti legal counsel to the consortium comprised of WTE Wassertechnik GmbH (WTE) and International Financial Advisors Holding KSCP (the...

05 November 2019

Sam Habbas honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by IFLR

Recognized for his exceptional service and contribution to promoting high standards in the law, promoting talent and nurturing lawyers in Kuwait Kuwait – October 2019: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that the International Financial Law...

05 November 2019

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners bags 11th consecutive IFLR National Award for Kuwait and Lifetime Achievement Award for Sam Habbas

Recognized for its exceptional service and innovation across the country’s noteworthy deals for the 11th consecutive year Kuwait – October 2019: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it has for a record 11th...

01 March 2019

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners and Al Hossam Legal Al Turqi & Partners act as joint legal counsel in relation to the privatization of the Boursa Kuwait

Kuwait – 18 February, 2019: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), and Al Hossam Legal Al Turqi & Partners have acted as legal counsel as part of the advisory team to the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) in relation to the landmark privatization of Boursa Kuwait which culminated with the sale by the CMA of...

20 December 2018

ASAR Run Q8 2018

  After being postponed due to flooding, RunKuwait For a Cause happened on 15 December 2018 with phenomenal success and beautiful weather. RunKuwait is an annual fundraising 5km and 10km charity run or walk organised by the Fawzia Sultan Healthcare Network (FSHN) in aid of children with disabilities in need of better healthcare. Since 2013,...

18 December 2018

Fintech’s Findings for Bahrain

Fintech’s report from this month highlights key trends and developments in financial technology across 10 different MENA jurisdictions. The report contains some important findings for Bahrain. As an actively developing fintech industry, Bahrain’s central bank (CBB) has entered into MoUs with the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the ADGM. The aim of the MoUs is...

11 December 2018

On 2 November 2018, the 2019 edition of IFLR1000 was released

On 2 November 2018, the 2019 edition of IFLR1000 was released, with ASAR continuing to be listed as a Tier 1 law firm in Kuwait, making us a top-ranked financial and corporate law firm. The IFLR1000 is an international legal directory which ranks law firms and lawyers on the basis of their financial and corporate...

22 October 2018

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners bags 10th consecutive IFLR National Award for Kuwait

Recognized for its exceptional service and innovation across the country’s noteworthy deals for the 10th consecutive year Kuwait – October 2018: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it has for a record 10th...

20 March 2018

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners Acts as Legal Counsel to lenders

in the corporate financing of Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K. Kuwait – 20 March, 2018: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it has acted as legal counsel to Warba Bank KSCP, Kuwait International Bank...

05 March 2018

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners Acts as Legal Counsel to Limak İnşaat Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.Ş on its Syndicated Credit Facilities for the Construction of Kuwait International Airport New Passenger II

The firm advises Limak Insaat on its syndicated facilities from National Bank of Kuwait and Kuwait Finance House for the construction of the new passenger terminal at Kuwait International Airport Kuwait –  March 2018: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top...

08 January 2018

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners Acts as Legal Counsel to KIPCO and the Joint Lead Managers in KIPCO’s Corporate Bond Issuance

The firm advises KIPCO and the Joint Lead Managers in Kuwait’s first ever 7 year corporate bond issuance Kuwait –  January 2018: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, acted as Kuwait legal counsel to both Kuwait Projects Company...

13 December 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners recognized for exceptional service in respect to the Investment Grade Bond Deal of the Year and Trade and Export Finance Deal of the Year at the Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Awards in Dubai

Recognized for its exceptional service in the Middle East’s Credit Market Kuwait – 7 December 2017: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it was recognized for its exceptional service in relation to the...

18 October 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners Bags Three International Awards Including the IFLR ‘National Law Firm of the Year’ Award

Recognized for its exceptional service across the country’s noteworthy deals for the 9th year in a row Kuwait – 18 October 2017: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it has for the 9th...

02 June 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners Acts as Legal Counsel to the Shareholders of Carriage Logistics General Trading Company in the acquisition by Delivery Hero Group

Kuwait – 2 June, 2017: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to have acted as Kuwait law counsel to the shareholders of Carriage Logistics General Trading Company WLL (Carriage) in the acquisition by Delivery Hero Group of...

01 June 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners assists Gustave Roussy International in obtaining a KDIPA license to set up a hospital in Kuwait

Gustave Roussy for Cancer Treatment Hospital - A landmark project in Kuwait with the most innovative and cutting-edge cancer treatment technology Kuwait – 1 June, 2017: ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that they...

31 May 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners Acts as Kuwait Legal Counsel to Export Credit Agencies and international lenders in the financing of Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s Clean Fuels Project

Kuwait – 31 May, 2017: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it has acted as Kuwaiti legal counsel for seven Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) and international lenders in respect of the financing of...

30 May 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners acts as Kuwait legal counsel to the dealers and joint lead managers on the establishment of National Bank of Kuwait’s (NBK) GMTN Programme and inaugural US$750 million issuance

Kuwait – 30 May, 2017: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier law firms, is pleased to have acted as Kuwait law counsel to Citigroup Global Markets Limited, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, HSBC Bank plc, J.P. Morgan Securities plc,...

21 March 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners acts as Kuwait legal counsel to the State of Kuwait on the establishment of its GMTN Programme and inaugural dual-tranche US$8 billion issuance

Kuwait – March, 2016: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier law firms, is pleased to have acted as Kuwait law counsel to the State of Kuwait, acting through the Ministry of Finance and represented by the Kuwait Investment Authority, on...

10 March 2017

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners acts as Kuwait legal counsel to Managers in the establishment of EQUATE Sukuk SPC Limited’s US$2 billion Trust Certificate (Sukuk) issuance Programme and its inaugural US$500 million Sukuk issuance thereunder

Kuwait – March, 2016: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier law firms, is pleased to have acted as Kuwait law counsel to Citigroup Global Markets Limited, HSBC Bank plc, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, KFH Capital Investment Company K.S.C.C., MUFG Securities...

07 November 2016

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners acts as Kuwait legal counsel to Joint Lead Managers on US$200 Million issuance of Tier 1 Sukuk by Ahli United Bank

Kuwait – November, 2016: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier law firms, is pleased to have acted as Kuwait law counsel to Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited (collectively,...

31 October 2016

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners acts as Kuwait legal counsel to Adeptio in Kuwait’s largest ever M&A transaction under the Capital Markets Law

Kuwait – October, 2016: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier law firms, is pleased to have acted as Kuwait law counsel to Adeptio AD Investments SPC Ltd (Adeptio) in Kuwait’s largest ever M&A transaction under the Capital Markets Law...

26 October 2016

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners receives IFLR 2016 ‘National Law Firm of the Year Award for the 8th year in a row

Kuwait – October, 2016: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it has for the 8th consecutive year been awarded the prestigious “National Law Firm of the Year Award” for 2016 presented by the...

01 May 2016

ASAR Acts as Legal Counsel to the lenders in the financing of Kuwait National Petroleum Company Clean Fuels Project

The financing is the largest KWD financing in the history of Kuwait ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, has acted as legal counsel of National Bank of Kuwait, Kuwait Finance House and other financial institutions in respect of...

20 March 2016

ASAR Acts as Kuwait Legal Counsel to KIPCO for USD 500 million notes issuance

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, has successfully completed its legal counsel of Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) K.S.C.P. (KIPCO) on the issuance of a US$ 500 million (KD 150.54 million) seven-year notes issuance under its USD 3 billion...

15 March 2016

Acted as Legal Counsel to the Lead Managers of Burgan Bank’s KD 100 Million Perpetual Tier 2 Basel III Compliant Issuance Bonds

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, acted as Kuwait legal counsel to the Joint Lead Managers associated in Burgan Bank’s KD 100 million, 10NC5, Subordinated Tier 2, Basel III — Compliant Bonds. ASAR’s legal counsel was provided to...

10 November 2015

ASAR highlights the key amendments to the new PPP Law

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms participated in the recently concluded ‘ MEED Kuwait Projects 2015’ conference which was promoting international participation in Kuwait’s USD 230+ billion potential project market. The conference, which took place at the Regency...

20 September 2015

ASAR Participates at the 7th Annual Euromoney Kuwait Conference 2015

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm and one of the region’s top tier firms, recently participated at the yearly Euromoney conference that took place at the JW Marriott hotel in Kuwait. The platform included the participation of senior government officials, market experts and businessmen, discussing this...

07 July 2015

ASAR highlights important issues relating to arbitration and PPP projects in Kuwait

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, recently held a panel discussion which focused on the choice of arbitration venue and recent developments in BOT law and practice. The event was arranged in collaboration with the Kuwait Chapter of...

30 June 2015

ASAR’s Partner Hossam Abdullah Named among Euromoney’s Expert Guide “Best of the Best” Islamic Finance legal practitioners for 2015 in the World

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, announced today that Hossam Abdullah, Corporate, Banking, Finance & Capital Market Partner at ASAR, has been selected amongst the world’s “Best of the Best” Islamic finance law practitioners by Euromoney Expert Guides and...

14 June 2015

Appointment of New Partners

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is pleased to announce that Hisham Al Qura’an and Ramy Shehata have both been promoted as new partners at ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners with effect from 1 June 2015. Hisham joined the International Department of ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners in August 1999. He currently practices...

28 May 2015

ASAR Advises on Acquisition of Abyat

  ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, acted as Kuwait legal counsel to Al Muhaidib Group, a very well established and reputable Saudi conglomerate, in the acquisition by one of its affiliates, A.K. Al Muhaidib & Sons, of...

14 April 2015

ASAR Provides Legal Counsel to National Bank of Kuwait on one of the GCC’s Largest Ever Capital Securities Issuances

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, acted as Kuwait legal counsel to the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) on its US$700 million Perpetual Tier 1 Capital Securities issuance which completed on 9 April 2015. The Capital Securities were...

09 March 2015

The Central Bank of Bahrain has issued a new regulation on the enforceability of netting agreements

The Central Bank of Bahrain (“CBB”) has recently issued Regulation No. 44 of 2014 (the “Regulation”) concerning close-out netting under Market Contracts. The Regulation came into effect in the second half of December 2014 at the end of a lengthy consultation process. The purpose of the Regulation is to strengthen the legal basis for concluding...

01 March 2015

ASAR Advises on Acquisition of Talabat

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, acted as Kuwait legal counsel to the German e-commerce group Rocket Internet in a landmark acquisition of Talabat General Trading and Contracting Company for $170 million. Talabat is a pioneer on-line delivery business which cooperates with over 1300...

07 December 2014

ASAR Sponsors RunQ8 to support FSRI non-profit Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms announced its recent sponsorship of RunQ8 Marathon, a 10 km charity race open to the public which is organized by the Fawzia Sultan Rehabilitation Institute (FSRI). The event was held on Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at Marina Crescent....

07 December 2014

ASAR acts as Kuwait legal counsel to a consortium of international, regional and Kuwaiti banks associated in KUFPEC’s USD 1 billion five-year term loan

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, was appointed as Kuwait legal counsel to a consortium of international, regional and Kuwaiti banks in relation to a US$1 billion five-year term loan for Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), from a syndicate of financial institutions led by, amongst others,...

27 October 2014

ASAR wins IFLR ‘Project Finance Deal of the Year 2014’ Award

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, announced today that it has been awarded the “Project Finance Deal of the Year 2014” award with respect to its role as legal advisor to Kuwait’s Partnership Technical Bureau in the structuring...

19 October 2014

ASAR bags IFLR 2014 ‘National Law Firm of the Year’ Award

  ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to announce that it has for the 6th consecutive year been awarded the prestigious “National Law Firm of the Year Award” for 2014 presented by the International Financial Law...

13 September 2014

ASAR Shares Views on Kuwait Recent Legislative Developments

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm and one of the region’s top tier firms, recently participated at the yearly Euromoney conference that took place at the JW Marriott hotel in Kuwait. The platform included the participation of senior government officials, market experts and businessmen, discussing this year’s subject on new dynamics of...

04 August 2014

ASAR closes Local Share Transfer Formalities as Legal Advisor to Fortune 1000 Company

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Bahrain’s leading corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms recently assisted with undertaking a due diligence of Harsco’s joint venture Bahraini company involved in the infrastructure industry. Last year, Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) (“Harsco”) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) completed the sale of...

22 June 2014

ASAR joins Norton Rose Fulbright on panel to discuss current and upcoming Cybercrime Laws in Bahrain

ASAR, one of Bahrain’s leading corporate law firms, and one of the region’s top tier firms, along with Norton Rose Fulbright , recently addressed the existing and potentially forthcoming laws on cyber crime in Bahrain and the GCC region at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel. Organized by the Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) Special Interest...

03 June 2014

ASAR participates in “Projects and Contracts – Opportunities & Challenges” forum

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, recently participated in Projects and Contracts – Opportunities & Challenges’ forum. The event, which was organized by Doha Bank Group, one of the leading banks in GCC, aimed at highlighting the projects’ opportunities and challenges in Kuwait. Mr. Ibrahim Sattout, Partner...

20 April 2014

ASAR acts as legal counsel to Boubyan Bank associated in Zain Kuwait’s $250 million four-year Murabaha facility

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, was appointed as Kuwait legal counsel to Boubyan Bank in relation to a US$250 million four-year Murabaha facility from a syndicate of financial institutions led by Boubyan Bank and with the participation of Kuwait International...

09 April 2014

ASAR addresses ‘Current Trends in Labour and Immigration Law ‘

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Bahrain’s leading corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms recently partnered with renowned Institute for International Research to induct a group of prominent Bahraini companies on the ‘Current Trends in Labour and Immigration Law in Bahrain’. During the comprehensive training course that was held...

24 March 2014

ASAR Addresses the Insider Trading Rules prescribed by the Kuwait Capital Markets Authority

ASAR, Kuwait’ leading law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms was invited by Corporate Counsel Middle East (CCME) to present a seminar to its members at the JW Marriott Hotel concerning the Kuwait Capital Markets Authority (the Insider Trading Rules).   The seminar was attended by in-house lawyers from some of Kuwait’s...

15 March 2014

ASAR Acts as Kuwait Legal Advisor to Banks associated in Zain Kuwait’s $800 million Five-year loan facility

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, was appointed legal advisor in Kuwait to 11 banks associated in the latest Zain Kuwait $800 million five-year amortizing syndicated revolving credit facility, which is set to serve general corporate purposes. The deal, which was initially planned for...

23 February 2014

Steven Brown appointed as Managing Attorney in Bahrain

ASAR is pleased to announce that Steven Brown has been appointed to manage the Firm’s office in Bahrain. Steven has an intimate knowledge of Bahrain law and the Bahrain legal environment, has extensive practical experience and is ideally suited to lead and to continue the growth of our Bahrain practice. Steven, together with the other members of the Bahrain office, provide...

10 February 2014

ASAR acts as Kuwait Legal Counsel to KIPCO in connection with USD 500 million EMTN Note Issuance

<p>ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, was appointed as Kuwait legal counsel to Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) K.S.C.C. (KIPCO) in connection with the issuance of US$ 500 million (KD 141 million) fixed rate Euro Medium Term Notes due...

27 January 2014

ASAR addresses Public Private Partnership in Kuwait

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms recently discussed a number of laws concerning public private partnerships (PPP) projects in Kuwait along with the current and upcoming PPP projects. The event was held at the British Embassy for the members of the British Business Forum....

30 December 2013

ASAR Addresses CFA Society Kuwait

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms recently participated in the CFA Society Kuwait ongoing education and awareness initiative by conducting a seminar to discuss the new Executive Bylaws to the Companies Law that were recently published on 6th October 2013. CFA Society Kuwait, is...

15 December 2013

ASAR acted as Kuwait law counsel in respect of Az Zour North (Phase 1) Independent Water and Power Producer (IWPP) Project

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading corporate law firm and one of the region’s top tier firms announced today that it has acted as the local legal advisor to the Partnership Technical Bureau (PTB) in respect of the structuring and procurement of the Az Zour North (Phase 1) independent water and power producer (IWPP) project, which is the...

09 December 2013

ASAR highlights important notes on Takeovers and Mandatory Offers

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms recently hosted a seminar which focused on takeovers and mandatory offers under the Kuwait Capital Markets Law and the bylaws thereto (CML). The event was held in collaboration with Corporate Counsel Middle East (CCME), Kuwait Chapter at the...

12 November 2013

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners wins IFLR 2013 National Law Firm of the Year Award and Restructuring Deal of the Year Award

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh and Partners (ASAR) is pleased to announce that it has for the 5th consecutive year been awarded the prestigious ‘National Law Firm of the Year Award’ for 2013 presented by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR), the leading market guide for financial law firms worldwide. In addition, ASAR was also awarded...

02 October 2013

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners act as Kuwait legal counsel to the World Bank

Leading law firm assists in assessment of Kuwait’s insolvency, creditor and debtor regime Kuwait, 2nd October, 2013: ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms announced today that it had acted as Kuwait local counsel to the World Bank as...

27 August 2013

ASAR- Al Ruwayeh & Partners advises Global Investment House on its $1.7 billion debt restructuring plan

The firm continues to demonstrate its leadership position in advising clients across major complex deals Kuwait – 27th August, 2013: ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms announced that it has acted as legal advisor to Global Investment House...

05 August 2013

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners’ Attorney Selected Amongst the World’s 30 “Best of the Best” Islamic Finance Law Practitioners by Euromoney Expert Guides

The recognition mirrors ASAR’s commitment in retaining the best practitioners that provide an exceptional level of legal advice to an extensive range of local as well as international clients Kuwait – 5th August, 2013: ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top...

27 July 2013

ASAR: Mergers & Acquisitions in Kuwait Still Strong in Response to Lucrative Market Opportunities

Ezekiel Tuma: “So far this year, no particular sector has stood out as performing especially well, but there is sufficient confidence in various sectors to see high-value deals completed with relative regularity” ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms...

27 July 2013

ASAR- Al Ruwayeh & Partners acts as Kuwait law counsel to the lead arrangers and agents in relation to a $750 million syndicated loan facility to Kuwait Foreign Exploration Company

Kuwait’s leading corporate law firm represented local as well as international financial institutions to secure a five-year syndicated loan to be used for KUFPEC’s general corporate purposes and to finance its international expansion plans ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top...

25 June 2013

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners advises the Joint Lead Managers of a KD 60 million bond issuance by United Real Estate Company

Joint lead managers of the transaction included Burgan Bank, KAMCO, and Gulf Bank Kuwait – 25 June, 2013: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms has advised the Joint Lead Managers on the placement of a KD 60 million...

17 June 2013

ASAR hosts seminar on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

ASAR, Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms hosted a leading seminar on the implications of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) across Kuwait’s financial services industry and other sectors. The event was held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuwait City and was attended...

05 June 2013

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners: “Kuwait's domestic consumption and reliance on oil and gas for power consumption can significantly decrease with the development of solar energy in the country”

Kuwait, 5th June, 2013: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms contributed in the production of an environmental guide that focuses on development of solar power projects in the Middle East. The guide was launched in an effort to...

27 May 2013

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners provides professional insight on labor law regulations

Kuwait,  27 May, 2013: ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms participated in  a regional seminar held at the [●]hotel in Dubai on [●], 2013.  The seminar focused on providing insights into managing workforces across the GCC region with...