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Barry Cosgrave

Associate, Vinson & Elkins, Dubai, UAE
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Barry Cosgrave is an associate in the finance practice of Vinson & Elkins LLP. His principal area of practice is Islamic finance. He has experience of the structuring and documentation of sukuk offerings and Islamic bilateral facilities. Cosgrave also has experience in the structuring and documentation of shariah-compliant derivatives products for clients in the Middle East and South East Asia, and has spent time on secondment assisting the Islamic finance team at a large international financial institution that has offices in the Middle East.

Articles by this Author

  • Sukuk Issuance and Issues in Purchase Undertakings
    by Barry Cosgrave
    As is the case with most Islamic finance instruments, the typical approach to sukuk is to take the equivalent instrument in conventional finance and to attempt to replicate it in a way that is shariah-compliant. In the case of sukuk, consideration is given to the important commercial features (such as rate of periodic return, return at maturity, and financial covenants), together with key legal considerations (such as transaction risk...

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