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Chadia El Meouchi on Lebanon’s Capital Markets Law

In a recent Executive Magazine article, Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm’s managing partner, Chadia El Meouchi, discussed her views on the current situation of capital markets in Lebanon.

In the article, Chadia discussed the role of the Capital Markets Authority (“CMA”), the challenges of transitioning to a new regulatory regime, and proposes some ideas for promoting new public offerings.

Be sure to click on the link above to read the full article.

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BSM recongnised by ICFM as Highly Commended – Top Tier Firm – 2011

In recognition of the firm’s performance at exceptional levels during one of the most difficult economic periods of recent years, we are proud to announce that Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm has been ranked by InterContinental Finance Magazine as HIGHLY COMMENDED – TOP TIER FIRM for the 2011 program.
The ‘ICFM – HIGHLY COMMENDED – TOP TIER’ status is considered by many to be one of the most important industry acknowledgements.

Such recognition has been awarded for demonstrating a high level of ability and performance across the jurisdictions we focus on; we would like to thank each voter for the trust and confidence displayed by our clients and colleagues in our law firm.


BSM Managing Partner holds a lecture at the University of Paris II (Pantheon – Assas)

Chadia El Meouchi, Managing Partner at Badri & Salim El Meouchi Law firm,  a guest professor for the LLM, recently gave a two week course at the University of Paris II (Pantheon – Assas) addressed to LLM students majoring in Arab Business Law in the following fields:  Islamic Corporate Governance, Islamic Banking & Finance, and Corporate & Tax Regime in the GCC.

As a leading lawyer in the field of Sharia’a-compliant banking and finance law, Chadia was honoured to be invited by the university to give this course on a yearly basis.

“It was a pleasure to meet the students – I was impressed by the number of students who attended the course, and by the intensity of their interest in this field. I think that these students made a clever choice in choosing to learn more about Sharia’a-compliant banking and finance, given that it is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the industry and will no doubt become more and more relevant in the coming years.” said Chadia about the experience.

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BSM ranked as top law firm in Qatar for 2011 by Gulf Times

We are delighted to announce that Badri & Salim El Meouchi Law Firm has been ranked in band 3 among top Qatari law firms for the year 2011 by the leading English daily newspaper, the Gulf Times.

The Gulf times stated that our firm is “actively developing its profile in the Qatar Financial Centre, concentrating on M&A transactions in the banking and real estate sectors and also specializing in finance and hospitality“.