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TA Legal Consultancy and Ministry of Economics of Rhineland Palatinate due to visit Saudi Arabia

German Business Services together with Ünal Kaymakci and Taris Ahmad will run a presentation and Q&A in Riyadh (14 October 2017) and Jeddah (16 October 2017). The session will focus on attracting foreign direct investment into Germany and legal questions relevant to investing and settling companies in Germany. Mrs Ruth Boekle, Chief Officer of Foreign Trade and Secretary of State Dr Joe Weingarten, both of the Ministry of Economics of Rhineland Palatinate, will open the session and show case the state’s favourable investment conditions and quality of life. The event will be followed by a client dinner with the German Ambassador Dieter Waller Haller (Riyadh) and the ministry (Jeddah).

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Bloomberg and Washington Post quote Taris Ahmad over Saudi Envoy’s investments in London property

To read the Washington Post article please click here.
To read the full article as a pdf click here.

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TA Legal Consultancy prevails with Estate of Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister before London commercial court

The judgment has been reported and can be found via the link Khouj v Acropolis Capital Partners Ltd & Anor [2016] EWHC 2120 (Comm) (19 August 2016)

Our full press release can be found here.

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Saudi Arbitration

The Lawyer Monthly interviewed Taris Ahmad (Issue 72-16, page 52).
Read the full interview here

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Cooperation with Jochen Hundt in Riyadh

TA Legal Consultancy entered into cooperation with Mr Jochen Hundt (Vetrauensanwalt der Deutschen Botschaft in Saudi Arabien and Vertrauensanwalt der Österreichischen Botschaft in Saudi Arabien) principal owner of Hundt Legal Consultancy and with Hundt & Attas in Riyadh Saudi-Arabia. The cooperation further expands our existing network of resources in Saudi Arabia.

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TipTop Oberflächenschutz Elbe GmbH appoints us on its corporate work in Saudi Arabia

TipTop Oberflächenschutz Elbe GmbH part of REMA TipTop part of the Stahlgruber Otto Gruber AG appoints TA Legal Consultancy for its corporate matters in Saudi Arabia. TipTop is a leading German company in industrial anti-corrosion material. We are proud for this opportunity and to serve German Mittelstand companies in the Middle East.

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Heirs of Saudi Assistant Foreign Minister Mansuri appoint us as lead legal advisor

We are pleased to announce we are appointed by the heirs of the Saudi Arabian Assistant Foreign Minister HE Abdurrahman Amin Mansuri as lead legal advisor coordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation principally fought before the London commercial court in Azzam Khouj v (1) Acropolis Capital Partners Limited (2) Acropolis Capital Management Limited. The underlying value of the claim is currently estimated at approximately USD 30,000,000. Constituent legal team consists of: Jasbir Dhillon, QC (BrickCourt Chambers); Geoffrey Kuehn (BrickCourt Chambers), Simon Miller (Squires Sanders), Lucci Dammone (Squires Sanders), Andrew Sutcliffe, QC (3 Verulam Buildings), George McPherson (3 Verulam Buildings), and Mohammad Afzal (HMA Law).

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Panelists at 15th Finance Week – Frankfurt MENA Finance Conference – on “Emerging MENA Region – Risks and Opportunities” – 21 November 2012

We participated in the panel at Frankfurt MENA Finance Conference on 21 November 2012 entitled “Emerging MENA Region – Risks and Opportunities”. Keynote speaker Wissam H Fattouh opened the panel. Fellow panelists included:
• Farhad K. Rustamov (Head of Investment Financing, Bank IBA Moscow, Moscow)
• Dr Gerald Bumharter (General Manager of ABC International Bank, Frankfurt am Main)
• Professor Dr Andreas Cahn (Dresdner Bank Foundation Professorship, Executive Director of the Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

The panel was moderated by:
• Olaf Atja Lemmingson (Director International Business Communities, Clusters, Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt am Main)
• Gökhan Öztürk (Principal, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH, Frankfurt am Main)
Read the programme here:
MENAFinanceConference_Programme_21950
A list of panelists of the Frankfurt MENA Finance Conference can be found here: https://malekigroup.com/de/event/frankfurtmenafinanceconference-Sprecher.html

Taris Ahmad Solicitor, Frankfurt am Main
Dr. Gerald Bumharter General Manager, ABC International Bank, Frankfurt am Main
Prof. Dr. Andreas Cahn Dresdner Bank Foundation Professorship, Executive Director of the Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
Dr. Johannes Engels Referent Internationales Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, Frankfurt am Main
Wissam H. Fattouh Secretary General, Union of Arab Banks, Beirut
Alexander Höptner Executive Vice President, Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt am Main
Stephen Michael Jones Managing Director, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main
Olaf Atja Lemmingson Director International Business Communities, Clusters, Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
Dr. Rüdiger Litten Partner, Norton Rose LLP, Frankfurt am Main
Zaid el- Mogaddedi Founder and Managing Director, Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IFIBAF), Frankfurt am
Gökhan Öztürk Principal, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
Farhad K. Rustamov Head of Investment Financing, Bank IBA-Moscow, Moscow
Oliver Schwebel Deputy Managing Director, Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
Omar Selim CEO Barclays Capital Germany, Chairman Barclays Saudi Arabia, Barclays Capital plc, Frankfurt am Main
Uğurlu Soylu Managing Director, Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank Inc., Mannh