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Wealth management firms revise approach to high net worth individuals

Wealth management firms and advisors need to provide a broader and more integrated set of capabilities to meet the complex needs of today’s high...

Western Union Enables Money Transfers via Messenger

Western Union, a leader in global payments, today announced an innovative and compelling way for Facebook Messenger users in the U.S. to send money...

J.P. Morgan appoints Senior Country Officer for Middle East, based in...

J.P. Morgan announced today that it has appointed Sjoerd Leenart to be the Senior Country Officer of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)...

IMA Grows Middle East Membership by 30% as CMA Curriculum Gains...

Newest regional IMA chapter launched in Jordan; total membership in MENA 10,700 strong The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®), the world’s leading...

Corporate Fraud and Bribery Briefings

Ernst & Young has organized Corporate Fraud & Bribery Update briefings in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, attended by senior corporate officers. The briefings aimed...

VAT Calculator, Tax Registration Number Verification Service Now Online

The new services are part of the Authority’s efforts to protect consumers and prevent any attempts at price manipulation and profiteering. The Federal Tax Authority...

DFSA Issues General Investor Statement on Cryptocurrencies

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) wishes to draw investors’ attention to certain new and evolving online offerings. These product offerings tend to involve...

Emirates NBD opens first Private Banking Centre in Abu Dhabi

Expansion of bank’s Private Banking services in line with increasing client demand In line with increasing demand for its bespoke wealth management solutions,...

GFH announces the appointment of executive Chairman and new capital program

Gulf Finance House B.S.C. (GFH) today announced the appointment of Esam Janahi as Executive Chairman and the launch of a new capital program. Following...

Dubai’s Islamic Financial Services Firms to Support the Development of Islamic...

The second Islamic Financial Services Mission, organised by Dubai Export Development Corporation, ended in a high note with further dialogues already in progress with...

Islamic comprehensive motor insurance launched

Starting from 2.6 % of the vehicle's value A new tempting promotion on motor comprehensive insurance by Methaq In the framework of the persistent initiatives of...

Al Etihad Credit Bureau begins to issue credit reports to individuals...

Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB), the federal government company mandated to implement and operate a credit reporting system across the UAE, has begun to...

Emcredit to release credit-related economic indicators

1. Research reports valuable for business decisions, monitoring trends and economic policy making 2. First report to highlight trends in UAE business activity in 2009 3....

Portable pensions remain best for expats as UAE unveils pension scheme

Chris Ferguson, Managing Director, Guardian Life Management (Dubai), says portable pensions remain the best bet for expats as the UAE unveils its own pension...

MoF to establish Organization for Recording Capital Asset Mortgages

Ministry of Finance is studying possibility of setting up an organization to keep records of mortgages of capital assets to ensure funding for national small and medium enterprises.

ADX, Nasdaq Dubai Sign Index License Agreement

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, and Nasdaq Dubai have signed an agreement to develop and launch an Index Futures contract based on the Abu...

Al Etihad Credit Bureau begins the issuance of consumer credit reports

Al Etihad Credit Bureau has commenced the issuance of consumer credit reports to banks and financial institutions that have submitted historical credit data to...

Rosy perspectives for mortgage providers in Dubai

Mortgage providers in Dubai introduce higher quality products Many expatriates in Dubai are now planning to purchase a home. Most of them have been living...