Hawkamah and UAB Announce Winners of 2010 Bank Corporate Governance Award
Monday November 1st, 2010
Hawkamah, The Institute for Corporate Governance and the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) yesterday announced the winners of the "Hawkamah-UAB 2010 Bank Corporate Governance Award", a regional initiative aiming at recognising and honouring Arab banks that have gone the extra mile in improving their corporate...
Hawkamah announces 5th annual regional conference in Oman 'A New Leaf: The Growth of Corporate Governance in the Region'
Wednesday September 15th, 2010
Hawkamah-Institute for Corporate Governance, Oman Capital Market Authority’s Oman Centre for Corporate Governance and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will hold its 5th annual regional conference from October 31 to November 1, 2010 at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel, Muscat, Oman. Under...
MENA Private Equity Activity Declined in 2009 but Set to Rebound in 2010
Tuesday July 20th, 2010
Private equity in the Middle East witnessed a decline in 2009, with fund managers raising only US$1.06 billion compared to a near-record US$5.4 billion in 2008 according to the 4th annual Private Equity& Venture Capital in the Middle East report released by the Gulf Venture...
Hawkamah and UAB Announce 2010 Hawkamah-UAB Bank Corporate Governance Award
Wednesday June 2nd, 2010
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance and the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) today announced the 2010 edition of the Hawkamah-UAB Bank Corporate Governance Award, the region’s leading awards programme focused on recognising superior governance practices in the banking sector in the Middle East and...
Sound Corporate Governance Vital for MENA's Insurance Industry, Say Speakers at Hawkamah Workshop
Monday May 31st, 2010
Under the patronage of HE Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, the UAE Minister of Economy, Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance today held a Workshop focused on corporate governance best practices in the Middle East and North Africa's (MENA) insurance industry.
Under the theme 'The...
Hawkamah in cooperation with the American Bar Association Section of International Law Hosted Forward-Looking Forum on Islamic Finance Industry at DIFC
Tuesday May 4th, 2010
Hawkamah, The Institute for Corporate Governance in cooperation with the American Bar Association International Law Section and it’s Islamic Finance Committee today jointly organised a Forum, titled ‘Taking Stock and Moving Forward: The State of Islamic Finance and Prospects for the Future’ at the Dubai...
Arabia CSR Network and Hawkamah sign MoU to Advance Corporate Governance in the Region
Wednesday March 17th, 2010
The Arabia CSR Network and Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing corporate governance and sustainable business practices in the UAE and the GCC region
The MoU was signed by Dr Nasser Al Saidi, Executive Director of...
MoU Between Hawkamah and the UAE State Audit Institution Aims to Strengthen Public Sector Governance
Thursday February 11th, 2010
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance and the UAE State Audit Institution (SAI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at improving corporate governance within the UAE Public Sector and its state-owned enterprises.
The agreement reflects both Hawkamah and SAI’s strong commitment to promoting...
IFC Supports Development of First Environment, Social and Governance Index in MENA
Wednesday January 13th, 2010
Index to be Jointly Developed with Hawkamah, S&P and CRISIL
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping develop an index that will encourage responsible and sustainable investment practices in the Middle East and North Africa by measuring the environmental, social, and corporate...
Hawkamah and CISI Hold Joint Seminar on New UAE Corporate Governance Code
Wednesday January 13th, 2010
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), the professional body for practitioners in the securities and investment industry, today held a joint seminar in Abu Dhabi to discuss the new UAE Corporate Governance Code.
The seminar provided...