Monday, April 23, 2018

Financial Services

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...

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...

Middle East Insurance Summit Sees Growth Potential of up to 400%...

Debo Ajayi: “Summit will encourage debate and dialogue, stimulating innovation and regional products to realise huge untapped market potential” Summit runs from 11 to 15...

Abu Dhabi Department of Finance hosts workshop on ‘New Government Accounting...

Abu Dhabi Government department accounting is being unified to ensure improved consistency, transparency and accountability DoF has taken lead...

Capital Markets & Investment Banking Forum

Over 50 investment professionals and CFA charterholders yesterday attended the Annual Investment Banking forum hosted by CFA Emirates in Madinat Jumairah Majlis on corporate...

World’s oldest insurance rating company sets up office in DIFC

A.M. Best is pleased to announce that it has obtained the necessary approvals to establish within the Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, UAE....

Emcredit’s ISO 27001 information security certification reaffirmed

Retains certification for second consecutive year Underlines international standards followed for data collection and dissemination process Emcredit the...

Paying off your debts in UAE

Everybody has financial struggles at some point in their lives. But they can soon spin out of control if you don’t learn to manage...

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Finance and Statistics Centre- Abu...

the Department of Finance (DoF) recently entered into a cooperation agreement with the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD). The agreement aims to strengthen ties between the two parties and will help facilitate better exchange of statistical data and business intelligence

Women are an Underserved Market for Mobile Financial Services

A study released today by the GSMA mWomen Programme and Visa Inc. entitled, Unlocking the Potential: Women and Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets,...

Dubai Financial Market launches ETF trading platform

Platform Falls Under New Regulatory Framework And Adheres To Global Best Practices The exchange hosts bell ringing ceremony to celebrate the launch of...

New personal loans system from May 1, 2011

A new retail loan system announced by the Central Bank earlier in 2011 aiming at regulating personal lending will be enforced on May 1,...

Al Yusr Islamic banking service expands product offering with Tawarroq personal...

1. Announcement comes following recent launch of Car Murabaha product 2. Sharia-compliant offerings deliver flexibility of repayments, competitive profit rates Al Yusr Islamic banking service of...

‘Equity Manager of the Year’ goes to Emirates NBD Asset Management

Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited announced it has won award for “Equity Manager of the Year” at the Global Investor – Middle East Asset Management & Brokerage Awards

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...

Middle East Credit Reporting Association convenes to strengthen development of regional...

Inaugural board meeting to review strategy to strengthen credit reporting operations across region Members of the Middle East Credit Reporting Association ...

Moving Money to Dubai

International money transfers are a significant topic for discussion for the 7.8m expatriates living in the UAE. It’s more of an issue in Dubai...

Mobile expats miss out on benefits package

International companies should take a holistic approach as survey reveals that mobile expats miss out on benefits package, according to Michael Thraves, Financial Planner...

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...

Dubai Chamber and Emcredit to strengthen credit information infrastructure

1. Agreement to raise awareness on significance of credit information for business community 2. The new service to enhance competitiveness of Dubai Chamber members 3. Emcredit...

Adopt early to changes in Payments Industry

Close examination of the “innovation clusters”, known also as incubators for new technology aiming at consumer simplicity, now signals that an innovation in the payments industry is ready for prime time.

Tanmyah awarded ISO accreditation for quality management

Dubai Islamic Bank subsidiary receives ISO 9001:2008 accreditation Firm specialises in security, maintenance and labour services Tanmyah, a leading provider...

DIFC revises cost of doing business to stimulate further expansion and...

The Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC"), the financial and business gateway between the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region ("MEASA") and the world,...

VAT in GCC – It’s coming, so how do we get...

To help businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries understand the potential impacts of the implementation of VAT, Deloitte in the Middle East...