Emad Zowawi | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Emad Zowawi
Emad Zowawi

Emad Zowawi

Associate, Riyadh

T +966 11 404 5916

E emad.zowawi@whitecase.com

Overview

Emad is an associate in our Saudi practice and is a member of the Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance group.

Emad's experience includes working on teams advising clients in relation to large scale project finance transactions.

Emad speaks both English and Arabic with native fluency, and is able to negotiate and draft legal documents in both languages.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar

Education

  • JD, Suffolk University Law School
  • MBA, California State University
  • BS, King Saud University

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Experience

Reprentation of Saudi Aramco in the (i) outsourcing of management of its employee benefits portfolio to a CMA-licensed manager,and compliance with Saudi Capital Markets Authority regulations and FATCA reporting requirements, (ii) in its US$100 million funding of a dedicated petroleum sciences college in partnership with a prestigious Saudi university, (iii) in its RFP to build a housing complex near a gas project on a BOOT basis, (iv) in power transmission MoUs to supply electricity to housing projects, and (v) Saudi Aramco and its subsidiaries with general Saudi corporate and commercial matters.

Representation of a UAE energy authority in connection with their RFP for a 1,200 MW clean coal power project.

Representation of Saudi regulator in its compliance with United States FATCA reporting guidelines.

Advised multinational companies with transactions covering consumer goods, food processing, and military sales under various Middle Eastern laws.

Representation and advising clients on Saudi food, telecom, capital markets, foreign investment, agency, and labor laws, and before Saudi judicial and non-judicial bodies.