Davide Barzilai is a resident partner based in our Hong Kong office (being Hong Kong and English law qualified) having previously worked in our London and Singapore offices. Davide is active and has substantial experience in: asset finance (particularly within the shipping sector), corporate loan market (including syndicated, bilateral and asset based lending), structured trade and commodity finance. Davide is head of our Islamic finance business in Asia Pacific and has extensive experience advising European, Middle Eastern and Asian based clients in Islamic treasury, asset financing, corporate financing, real estate and funds sectors. Davide sits on the APLMA Documentation Committee.
Davide is recommended as “highly responsive” and “exceptional” in the UK Legal 500 2009 and 2011 and is commended by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 with “particular experience in shipping finance” and “a comprehensive set of skills on an international basis; he knows the markets, is very open and gets the point right away”.
The dim sum bond market, the first offshore market for Chinese currency investments, has experienced a significant increase in transactions since 2009. .
Japan has been talking about Islamic finance for several years with Japan Bank for International Cooperation leading the way in terms of local research and develo....
Davide Barzilai comments on Hong Kong’s plans to launch its first sukuk.
Davide Barzilai comments on the lack of familiarity and demand that is hindering the growth of Islamic finance in Japan..