Derivatives

Providing to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) a legal opinion on the legal issues pertaining to derivative transactions under Egyptian law.

Advising numerous leading international financial institutions including Morgan Stanley, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and Barclays Capital on the enforceability of the ISDA Master, the English Credit Support Annex and the New York Credit Support Annex and on the capacity and authority of Egyptian counter parties to enter into such agreements.

Advising a leading international financial institution on a Bond Market Association’s Master Securities Loan Agreement entered into with an Egyptian counter party.

Advising on ISDA-related aspects on a number of project financing’s.

Advising and creating for an international bank an Egypt-specific standardized currency forward and options agreement.

Advising a multinational bank on introducing a global platform for e-trade on derivatives.

Publications