Biography

Jad Nader is a counsel in our banking & finance practice. He assists clients on all kinds of financial and regulatory matters including capital markets, securitization, financial products, international credit structures, funds structures, AIFM license requirements, Emir, MiFiD and listing regulations. Jad focuses in particular on sophisticated international financial techniques, where he advises and acts for major international financial institutions and private equity houses.

Jad practiced for several years at major law firms in Luxembourg, Paris and Beirut and has extensive knowledge of the banking industry drawn from his legal practice and his experience within a major European bank in Luxembourg. He was also involved in academic work, where he taught guarantees, mortgages, security interests, property and fiduciary rights, as well as privacy and IT law at the Robert Schuman University.

Jad graduated from the St. Joseph University in Beirut and holds Master degrees in both French and Lebanese Law. He also completed postgraduate degrees in Private International Law (DEA) and in IT Law (DESS) and holds a Ph.D. (Doctorat en droit privé) on the taking of security over financial assets from the Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg.

Jad published various articles on several topics such as: Islamic Finance, The taking of security over financial collateral, Restructuring and Insolvency Law, Cross-Border Lending and participates in the Corporate Law Tools Project of UN Secretary-General on Business and Human Rights.

Jad is fluent in English, French and Arabic.