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Abdulaziz A. Al-Alami
Abdulaziz A. Al-Alami
Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects
Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects

Abdulaziz A. Al-Alami

Abdulaziz A. Al-Alami
Riyadh

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Al-Akkas in Association with
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Kingdom Tower, 49th Floor
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Riyadh 12214-9597
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Abdulaziz A. Al-Alami

Abdulaziz is a dual U.S. and Saudi Arabian qualified corporate associate. Abdulaziz represents national and foreign entities on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance, capital markets, public procurement, and foreign investment in the Kingdom. Abdulaziz is also a litigator and represents clients in contentious matters. Abdulaziz has advised on a number of commercial arbitration proceedings in the Kingdom and represented clients before Saudi Arabian General Courts, Commercial Courts, the Committee for the Resolution of Securities Disputes, and the Committees for Banking and Financial Disputes and Violations in Saudi Arabia.

The following is a list of representative matters in which Abdulaziz has assisted.

Experience Highlights

  • A multinational company headquartered in the US on its corporate restructuring in Saudi Arabia, including the merger of certain of its wholly owned entities

  • An electric utility company on the restructuring of its business and the regulatory aspects of a proposed spin-off of its generation assets and overhaul of its distribution model

  • A Saudi industrial investment company on its joint ventures with a foreign shareholder in Saudi Arabia for a heavy duty gas turbine repair facility

  • A major telecom service provider in a number of shareholder disputes and representing the client before the Committee for the Resolution of Securities Disputes (CRSD)

  • A multinational company headquartered in the US on its corporate restructuring in Saudi Arabia, including the merger of certain of its wholly owned entities

  • An international engineering entity on a Saudi-related aspect of an acquisition of the energy, chemical, and resources division of a technical professional services firm

  • A Saudi industrial investment company on its joint ventures with a foreign shareholder in Saudi Arabia for a heavy duty gas turbine repair facility

  • A foreign partner in a professional partnership on the termination of its joint venture with a Saudi counterparty and the entry into a new joint venture with a new purchaser

  • A foreign consortium with shareholder negotiations in preparation for a tri-shareholder joint venture agreement

  • A global entity on Saudi related matters relating to a real estate transfer as part of its global sale of one its major segments

  • A company on its due diligence on matters related to Retail, F&B and Ecommerce Franchise operations across the Middle East and Asia on a multibillion dollar takeover of a public company listed on a GCC stock exchange

  • A major industrial entity on the re-organization of its portfolio of interests in a number of industrial companies in Saudi Arabia

  • An electric utility company on the restructuring of its business and the regulatory aspects of a proposed spin-off of its generation assets and overhaul of its distribution model

  • A closed joint stock company on organizing and holding its general assemblies

  • An SPV majority owned by a major industrial entity on organizing and holding Sukukholder special meetings with respect to obtaining waivers and/or amending the terms and conditions of Sukuk documents

  • A number of drilling entities on their company formation and corporate advice, including foreign investment related advice

  • An oil and gas major on their contractual and organizational arrangements in relation to the trading of oil and refined products

  • A higher education facility on the formation of an investment fund and corporate matters 

  • A consulting firm in relation to its proposed plans with respect to Saudi Arabian regulatory matters with a number of Saudi Ministries

  • A major supercomputer manufacturer on the incorporation of an entity in the Saudi market, developing constitutional documents, continued corporate law and labor law support

  • An electric utility company on the environmental and regulatory requirements with respect to power plants as regulated by the Presidency of Meteorology and Environmental protection

  • A listed joint stock company on its due diligence relating to a proposed capital increase through a rights issue matter

  • A major telecom service provider in a number of shareholder disputes and representing the client before the Committee for the Resolution of Securities Disputes (CRSD)

    • A multinational company headquartered in the United States on a commercial dispute with a distributor and successfully representing the entity before the commercial court in Riyadh 

Credentials

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2014
  • The American University of Sharjah, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 2006
  • Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: Saudi Economic Association
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • District of Columbia
  • English (fluent)
  • Arabic (native)