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Hawkamah hosted 12th annual conference with a focus on corporate governance in the age of technology

May 1, 2018 UAE Business 0

Hawkamah, The Institute for Corporate Governance, hosted its annual conference on April 30 at Palace Downtown Dubai. A gathering of leading regional and international corporate authorities, the event drew over 200 attendees and provided the perfect platform for a discussion on the 2018 theme, “Navigating Transformation and Disruptions: Overcoming Governance Challenges”. Read more

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Expert Says UAE is a Leading Healthcare Destination in the Region

April 13, 2018 UAE Business 0

Speaking on World Health Day, Dr Yehia El Gabbani, Hospital Director of Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah, said the UAE healthcare market’s innovative progress make it the leading healthcare destination in the MENA region. The country has seen a surge in new specialised services and treatments for residents and innovative products such as surgical robots, augmented reality systems, and artificial intelligence. Read more

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Finance Professionals in the UAE Are Urged To ‘Think Local and Act Global’ As the Country Continues To Become A Key Global Financial Hub

March 24, 2018 UAE Business 0

ACCA (Association for Chartered Certified Accountants) recognised over 200 members in the UAE who achieved a momentous professional milestone by becoming ACCA members. They were honored at an event held at the Address Dubai Mall on the evening of 21 March which was attended by leading businesses, finance professionals and the corporate community of the UAE. Read more

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RAK Properties’ AGM Approves Increase of Cash Dividends To 6% For 2017

March 20, 2018 UAE Business 0

RAK Properties PJSC held the second annual general meeting of shareholders last Saturday at Double Tree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island. The meeting reviewed and approved the Board of Directors’ report on the company’s activities, the auditor’s report for the 2017/18 fiscal year, the corporate balance sheet, and the profit and loss account. They also presented current and future projects. Read more

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Julphar Targets Double-Digit Growth in 2018

March 11, 2018 UAE Business 0

Julphar reviewed non-audited preliminary financial results for 2017 and forecasts for 2018, following its Board of Directors’ meeting, which was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Board of Julphar. Read more

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Saif bin Zayed Launches Global Inspiration Platform, “Zayed, the Inspirer”

February 13, 2018 UAE Business 0

During a late afternoon session at the 6th World Government Summit, Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, launched the “Global Inspiration Platform – Zayed the Inspirer”, to serve as a global platform to share inspirational success stories from around the world. The initiative aims to celebrate the legacy of the UAE founder, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and is in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, who has declared 2018 as the “Year of Zayed“. Read more

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Best’s Market Segment Outlook: Gulf Cooperation Council Market Outlook is Negative

February 11, 2018 UAE Business 0

A.M. Best has a negative outlook on the insurance markets of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Insurers in the GCC (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have historically enjoyed significant capital buffers and benefited from extensive reinsurance support; however, continuing headwinds could lead to potential volatility in the operating performance and capitalisation of market participants. Read more

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AURAK and WSU Sign Student Transfer Program

January 28, 2018 UAE Business 0

Arabic.pdf The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a cooperation agreement with Wayne State University (WSU) of Detroit, Michigan of the United States, establishing the U.S.-based university into its latest international partner. Read more