Hawkamah becomes the first signatory from MENA region to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
Sunday May 17th, 2009
Developing ESG Index covering 11 markets to raise profile of compliant firms; Abraaj becomes first private sector MENA firm to adopt UNPRI
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) - based Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance has become the first-ever institution from the Middle East and...
Results of first ever Middle East North Africa Insolvency Law survey will be released this month
Thursday May 7th, 2009
Hawkamah- supported Insolvency Taskforce to present policy options on how MENA countries can adopt legal insolvency frameworks
The Dubai International Financial Centre based Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, will organize the first ever regional conference on insolvency and creditor rights next month.
The conference, being...
Hawkamah Institute and Union of Arab Banks Launch 2009 Hawkamah - UAB Bank Corporate Governance Award
Tuesday April 21st, 2009
MasterCard Supports Award that Recognizes Excellence in Regional Banks
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah) and the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) today announced the launch of the 2009 Hawkamah-UAB Bank Corporate Governance Award, the leading regional award that recognizes banks that have demonstrated...
Global Financial Crisis has brought on increasing transparency and disclosure among GCC corporates
Monday April 13th, 2009
NASDAQ-Dubai listed firms lead in transparency rankings under BASIC methodology developed by The National Investor and in partnership with Hawkamah
In the current environment of global credit freeze and at a time when listed firms in the Gulf have been struggling to attract capital, GCC...
Hawkamah and Mudara IOD to speak at Ethics Gulf 2009 Conference
Friday April 10th, 2009
Senior officials of the “Hawkamah” Institute for Corporate Governance and the “MUDARA” Institute of Directors will speak at ETHICS GULF 2009: Ethics, Governance & Corporate Compliance Gulf Summit to be held from 27 - 29 April 2009 at Shangri-la Hotel, Dubai.
Nick Nadal, Director of...
Hawkamah Assists Qatar Financial Markets Authority in Developing a Code of Corporate Governance
Saturday April 4th, 2009
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance has worked with the Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) in developing a Code of Corporate Governance for listed and public companies in Qatar.
The Code defines core corporate governance principles and best practices for joint stock companies listed in...
Policy Brief on Corporate Governance in the MENA region's Insurance Industry Released by AFIRC and Hawkamah
Sunday March 22nd, 2009
Authors hope the Policy Brief will support the development of good Corporate Governance for the insurance industry in the MENA region
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah) and the Arab Forum of Insurance Regulatory Commissions (AFIRC) today announced the release of the Policy Brief...
Private Equity & Venture Capital Market in the Middle East - GVCA Third Annual Report Launch
Monday March 16th, 2009
Of the $19.6 billion raised since 2000, $11 billion remains available for acquisitions
Middle East private equity fund managers raised a record $6.4 billion in 2008, up more than 10% over 2007 and more than double the amount raised in 2005, according to Gulf Venture...