Jad Slim

Associate, Riyadh

Biography

Overview

Jad Slim is an associate in The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan, with which White & Case practices in cooperation in Saudi Arabia. Jad specializes in corporate and securities matters, in particular initial public offerings and joint ventures. Jad regularly advises multinational and domestic clients on corporate, Saudi regulatory, capital markets, customs and products regulatory requirements, labor and employment law.

Jad is a Lebanon–law qualified lawyer. Jad speaks English, Arabic and French with native fluency, and is able to negotiate and draft legal documents in all three languages.

Bars and Courts
Beirut Bar
Education
Diploma in Business Admin
McGill University
Law Degree
Saint Joseph University

Beirut

Languages
Arabic
English
Spanish
French

Experience

Acting for Bindawood Holding Company in relation to its initial public offering. The task included preparing the legal due diligence report, drafting the prospectus and submission documents, attending drafting sessions with the issuer and financial advisors, and addressing the Capital Markets Authority's (the "CMA") comments on the prospectus. The CMA approved Bindawood Holding Company's application in June 2020.

Acting for several companies involved in different business activities in relation to their initial public offering (including Arabian Centres, and SACO).

Representing a wide range of domestic and international corporate clients, by attending shareholders and board meetings and providing legal advice relating to their business operations, contemplated investments and corporate restructuring.

Providing domestic and multinational companies with legal advice in relation to labor, SFDA, SASO, Customs, CITC, data privacy and Anti Commercial Fraud matters.

Providing domestic and multinational companies with legal advice in relation to acquiring IECEE certification.

Providing domestic and multinational companies with support in relation to a wide array of legal matters, such as drafting and negotiating contracts with suppliers and buyers, acquiring the Ministry of Commerce's consent for applying discounts, selling counterfeit items, product recalls and product compliance.

Assisting domestic and multinational companies with labor law related matters.

Assisting partners in performing legal research and drafting memoranda, legal opinions, reviewing and finalizing shareholders and joint venture agreements, and agreements relating to corporate and commercial law, labor law, and distribution contracts.