Stikeman Elliott
Islamic Financial Services
Stikeman Elliott has a leading Canadian involvement in the emerging area of advising domestic and international financial institutions and financial services providers on the development and regulation of Islamic law-compliant products and structures within the Canadian financial services, securities and tax regimes. Leading experts from our Banking, Corporate Finance, Insurance, Project Finance, Real Estate, Structured Finance and Financial Products and Tax groups work together to advise our clients in this developing field.

Examples of recent work include:

  • Advising a proposed Canadian non-regulated mortgage lender on a possible retail mortgage product and platform
  • Advising a Canadian mutual fund on possible restructuring to comply with Islamic law
  • Advising a major global investment bank on Canadian tax aspects of a proposed asset-backed financing
  • Advising on commercial real estate acquisition financings

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Stuart S. Carruthers

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