Jonathan Lawrence

Jonathan Lawrence

K&L Gates LLP

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Solar Sukuk Lights the Way to Alternative Funding Sources: Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia Working Together

SGI-Mitabu, a joint venture of two Australian solar companies, The Solar Guys International and Mitabu Australia, has revived its plans to fund its Indonesian 250 megawatt solar project with Islamic compliant funding. The...more

3/12/2015 - Australia Energy Projects Energy Sector Financing Joint Venture Solar Energy

Real estate finance – Shari’ah compliant transactions

Produced in partnership with K&L Gates LLP - Real estate is an increasingly important asset class for Islamic-compliant transactions and banks in the UK. Islamic-compliant finance has proved to be an alternative source...more

12/5/2013 - Asset Class Financing Investors Islamic-Compliant Leases Real Estate Market Sharia Law

The IDB assisting private sector growth in Africa

Introduction - The World Bank has estimated that capital investments in infrastructure of US$93 billion per year will be required in sub-Saharan Africa to sustain growth in the region, with only US$40 billion currently...more

12/3/2013 - Africa Economic Development Financing Infrastructure Sharia Law

Two techniques and one transaction: combining conventional and Islamic compliant finance

- Co-financing by conventional lenders and Islamic compliant financiers is increasingly common as businesses seek multiple sources of funding. - The structural differences between these tranches mean that issues...more

10/8/2013 - Financing Intercreditor Agreements Islamic-Compliant Lenders Real Estate Market Required Documentation Sharia Law

Resolving Islamic Finance Disputes

The number of Sharia-compliant products and transactions has grown enormously over the past decade. Many of the contracts that underpin Islamic finance transactions are governed by English law or the law of another country,...more

9/23/2013 - Arbitration Financing Islamic-Compliant Mediation Sharia Law

Sharia compliant financing of commercial real estate

In This Issue: - Sharia compliant financing of commercial real estate - Introduction - Real estate as an asset class - Sharia compliance issues that particularly affect commercial real estate...more

9/3/2013 - Asset Class Asset-Backed Securities Commercial Real Estate Market Financing Intercreditor Agreements Islamic-Compliant Joint Venture Leases Sharia Law

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