Linklaters joins HSBC on UK sukuk team

By Hassan Jivraj
31 Jan 2014

The UK government has appointed law firm Linklaters to act as legal advisor to assist the UK Treasury in preparing for the country's debut sukuk.

In a statement, the Treasury said Linklaters would provide advice concerning the capital markets, tax, regulatory and real estate implications of issuing the UK's first government sukuk.

The Treasury also confirmed HSBC’s participation on the deal - as first reported by EuroWeek's Islamic Finance Information Service - and said ...

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