Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) showcased its suitability as an aircraft financing and leasing destination during a webinar on 11th November.
Qatar , Qatar
15 November 2020, 12:00 AM
30 November 2020, 12:00 AM
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region showcased its suitability as an aircraft financing and leasing destination during a webinar entitled: ‘A New Frontier in Aircraft Finance’.
The event was held in collaboration with PwC, K&L Gates, Magi Aviation Capital, Aventicum Capital Management and Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA).
The webinar provided a comprehensive overview of latest developments in the aviation industry. Participants discussed current market trends amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak. They also identified key factors required boost growth in the aircraft finance and leasing sector noting the QFC’s competitive offering in this regard and also highlighted emerging opportunities in Qatar’s wider aviation sector.
Led by Yousuf Mohamed Al Jaida, CEO, QFC Authority; Salah Gueydi, Director of Tax, QFC; Roscoe Banks, Legal Director, QFC; Sajid Khan, Qatar Tax Leader, PwC Middle East; Sidanth Rajagopal, Partner K&L Gates; Sean Cleghorn, CEO Magi Aviation Capital; Fahmi Alghussein, CEO, Aventicum MENA & Frontier Markets and John Gould, Head of Aerospace, Logistics and Maritime, QFZA, the thought-provoking webinar showcased the conclusions of the latest reports on the suitability of the QFC’s Tax and Legal Regime for aircraft financing and leasing. The speakers also discussed the QFC as a new frontier market in aircraft finance.