Episode 11

Ali Khan - Culture, Law, Cities, Technology, and Institutions in Frontier Markets (Frontier Markets Podcast #11)

In this episode of the Frontier Markets Podcast, we have a conversation with Ali Khan; a founding member of AS Legal Consultants, which is a UAE focused law firm.

Ali was lucky enough to have been part of a team that founded one of Syria‚Äôs first English Language Daily newsdesks, has extensive experience across the middle east, and was a fellow at the Charter City Institute.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The history, state, problems, and potential opportunities within regions like Syria, Libya, and Lebanon.
  • Creative legal and institutional design -
  • The potential for crypto to build meaningful institutions where there is are clear gaps
  • Lessons from the rise of gulf states and the DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre)
  • How to think about international market expansion from a due diligence standpoint

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Krishaan Khubchand

Director @Frontier Markets Institute.