Dubai: At the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai today Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), which has fast become a pillar of Islamic banking in the UAE and the Middle East, honoured Dentons for its significant contribution to the Islamic banking sector. The only law firm recipient, Dentons was presented with its award by ADIB in appreciation of the firm’s significant contribution to the development of Islamic Finance.
Launched at the first Global Islamic Economy Summit, these inaugural annual awards are designed to recognise creativity and innovation through inspiring ethical values in the Islamic banking sector. A number of institutions, including educational institutions, consultants and media were recognised for their contributions to this growing sector.
Dentons’ Global Head of Islamic Finance, Richard de Belder commented, “This award is a tremendous recognition of our Islamic Finance practice and commitment to both this sector and the Middle East region.”
Accepting the award on behalf of Dentons, Islamic Finance Head for the Middle East, Qasim Aslam said, “We are truly honoured to receive this award. It recognises the depth and strength of our Islamic finance practice and our top tier status in the industry.
Dentons is a global firm driven to provide a competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected marketplace. It was formed in March 2013 by the combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton. Dentons is built on the solid foundations of these three highly valued law firms. Each built an outstanding reputation and valued clientele by responding to the local, regional and national needs of a broad spectrum of clients of all sizes – individuals; entrepreneurs; small businesses and start-ups; local, regional and national governments and government agencies; and mid-sized and larger private and public corporations, including international and global entities.
Dentons’ clients now benefit from approximately 2,600 lawyers and professionals in more than 75 locations spanning 50-plus countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the CIS, the UK and the US who are committed to challenge the status quo and offer creative, dynamic business and legal solutions.
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*This press release was published on 26 November 2013 by Zawya.com. Read the original post here.