Dr Aida Othman is a Partner at Messrs.Zaid Ibrahim & Co., a member of the ZICOlaw network.
She is also the managing director of ZICO Shariah Advisory Services Sdn Bhd.
Dr Aida specializes in Islamic banking and finance, Islamic capital market instruments and
takaful products and operations. She also advises on Shariah compliance and governance,
including on the legal and regulatory framework for Islamic finance.
In particular, she has advised on:
- The structure and documentation for both Islamic corporate and retail financing;
- The legal and regulatory framework for Islamic financial services;
- Structuring and Shariah compliance issues for sukuk issuance, private equity funds and unit trust funds;
- Shariah review and Shariah audit of Islamic financial institutions;
- Takaful products and operations;
- Islamic wealth planning and management.
- Halal assurance systems and halal certification.