Iqbal Rajahbalee is the Managing Partner of BLC Robert and specialises in the practice areas of Banking and Finance, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, PPP and Regulatory. He is a senior counsel with over 30 years of practice at the Bar of Mauritius, advising on a number of diverse cross-border finance transactions, including asset financing and investment funds, for both the public and private sectors. He served as the first Executive Director of the Mauritius Offshore Business Activities Authority (MOBAA), and was appointed as the first Chief Executive of the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius, the regulatory body of the non-banking finance industry. He has acted as Mauritian counsel in setting up a number of global investment funds, and advised a number of multinationals. In addition, Iqbal served for more than ten years at the Attorney General‘s Office as Ministry of Justice, rising to the position of Assistant Solicitor General. He is often called upon by the government to advise on financial law matters, and has drafted numerous pieces of legislation in Mauritius, including the Securities Act, the Financial Services Development Act and the Insurance Act.