Banking and Finance Services
Kuwait is home to many foreign banks and financial institutions which contribute significantly to the economy of the country. Al Naqeeb and Partners offers complete legal assistance and consultation to a diverse portfolio of banks, financial institutions, and investment companies.
We provide comprehensive legal advice on the Kuwaiti laws which apply to domestic and foreign banks. Our services also cover other stakeholders in the process such as lenders, borrowers, guarantors and other parties involved in a financial transaction.
Our lawyers are experienced in drafting and reviewing loan agreements, syndicated loan agreements, off-shore banking and investment services, cross-border transactions, asset securitization, regulatory requirements, corporate trustees and restructuring.
We also assist foreign investors and companies with credit facilities transactions and offer full consultation and help from drafting the credit facilities agreement to its successful completion.
Islamic Banking and Finance
Kuwait has a large presence of Islamic banks which follow the terms and conditions laid down by the Islamic Law Sharia. Islamic banking and its practices have been recognized and accepted worldwide, and even foreign companies are treading this sector.
Al Naqeeb and partners have long years of experience and exposure to Islamic banking and its associated practices and products. We can effectively guide clients through different processes following Islamic Law such as Interest-Free Loans (Qard Hassan), Wakala, Ijara, Musharakah, Mudarabah, and other Islamic systems.
Our services have helped many Islamic finance institutions to run their operations successfully in the region.
Kuwait has enforced various laws and regulations replacing the old ones to keep pace with the changing investment environment. We offer our consultation on a wide spectrum of security matters to different financial institutions including foreign entities from the USA and Europe.
Our firm provides effective advice on the implications of the securities laws in different local jurisdictions and covers a wide range of financial and securities transactions.
Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Claims
Al Naqeeb and Partners deal with negotiations, litigations, and implementation of various types of bankruptcy claims on behalf of debtors, creditors, investors, secured and unsecured companies, shareholders and equity holders, bank syndicates and other stakeholders.
We also assist in the preparation and negotiation of financing arrangements, forbearance agreements, and deed-in-lieu agreements. Our adept lawyers help clients through the formalities and process of bankruptcy and restructuring, guiding them through complicated financial and legal situations.
Our legal services are also extended to creditors, both secured and unsecured.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Kuwait has experienced a recent increase in commercial collaborations through mergers and acquisitions. A company can merge with another company to increase efficiency, sales and the reach on market. Companies may also completely buy out a company or its assets to form a successful acquisition.
Al Naqeeb and Partners offers a diverse range of value-added services on divesting business, acquisitions, mergers and other forms of commercial alliances. Our lawyers are always there to guide you through the legal implications and processes such as company structuring, debt assumption, finance, asset acquisition, intellectual property rights and so on.
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