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05
MAY
2020

Impressive victory for Thales

Khan & Associates’ commercial litigation team convinces the court to set-aside the award of a multimillion dollar contract to a competitor of Thales.  In a very significant development, the Islamabad High Court ruled the law that bans a foreign company from commencing any...
05
MAY
2020

K&A successfully defends $17 million contract

Khan & Associates’ litigation team successfully defends the award of a $ 17 million contract to Gemalto before the Islamabad High Court.  The court held that a local agent does not have locus standi to commence litigation in Pakistan where the cause of action accrues to the...
12
OCT
2018

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29
AUG
2017

Brand new company law for Pakistan

On May 30, 2017, the new Companies Act, 2017, was enacted in Pakistan with a view to making the company law more transparent and to simplify doing business in Pakistan. Prior to that The Securities Act, 2015, was promulgated to bring Pakistan’s securities law in line with...
29
AUG
2017

Managing international dispute resolution

Pakistan ratified the New York Convention of 1958 on July 14, 2005, which was implemented till 2011 through ad hoc presidential decrees or ordinances when on July 15, 2011 a permanent legislation was introduced: the Recognition and Enforcement (Arbitration Agreements and Foreign...
16
DEC
2015

The Corporate Sector

Regulation of Corporate Sector: The corporate sector in Pakistan isregulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (“SEC”).  SEC was established through the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Act, 1997 (the “SEC Act”) which contains detailed provisions...
16
DEC
2015

Telecommunication Sector

Introduction The telecommunication sector in Pakistan has seen a period of rapid growth, modernisation and change during the last decade. The market is rapidly expanding with continued development in infrastructure and new technologies such as wireless telephony and telecom...
03
JAN
2015

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02
JAN
2015

K&A advises the Government of Pakistan in its US$ 1 billion international issue of Sukuk certificates

Khan & Associates has advised the Government of Pakistan and the Second Pakistan International Sukuk Company as Pakistan counsel on US$ 1 billion issue of trust certificates (Sukuk) due 2019. The Sukuk were issued on the basis of a lease where the underlying asset was a...
02
JAN
2015

K&A successfully challenges award of a US$ 530 million contract

K&A achieves victory for its client, a major industrial and financial conglomerate from the western hemisphere, where the client had challenged the award of a US$ 530 million public contract to a competitor in violation of public procurement laws.
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