2011
2011
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Hawkamah Organizes the First MENA Judicial Colloquium on Insolvency and Restructuring
Tuesday December 13th, 2011
Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance held the first Hawkamah MENA judicial colloquium at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) today. The two day event is being held in partnership with the Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI), DIFC Courts, and the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic...
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Enterprises Urged to Opt for Changes in Small Doses
Sunday November 6th, 2011
Dubai: Efforts to improve governance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the region are posing great challenges for policymakers and enterprises. Policymakers find it difficult to implement new regulations, while enterprises themselves lack the capability to implement reforms. Wissam Adib, managing consultant at TCO Management Consultants,...
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Final Conference Statement
Tuesday November 1st, 2011
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) wish to thank the participants, speakers and sponsors attending 6th annual regional corporate governance conference held on 31 October - 1 November 2011 in Dubai with H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin...
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Mudara IoD Announces its first 7 certified independent directors at the Hawkamah OECD 6th Annual Conference
Tuesday November 1st, 2011
The Hawkamah-OECD 6th annual regional corporate governance conference will continue today its series of discussions at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC – UAE, titled Words to Action: the Next Regional Corporate Governance Challenge, the conference discusses corporate governance and the impact of Arab Spring. Dr. Nasser...
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CALL FOR ACTION ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE REGION
Sunday October 30th, 2011
The Hawkamah-OECD 6th annual regional corporate governance conference commences its series of discussions today at the Ritz, DIFC – UAE. The conference, titled Words to Action: the Next Regional Corporate Governance Challenge, has become a traditional annual regional gathering, bringing together regional and international experts...
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Corporate Governance Actions Will Highlight Upcoming Hawkamah-OECD Annual Conference
Monday October 3rd, 2011
Press Centre 03 October 2011 Corporate Governance Actions Will Highlight Upcoming Hawkamah-OECD Annual Conference 6th Annual Regional Conference will be held in Dubai on 31 October to 1 November, 2011 Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development announced...
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Hawkamah/Mudara and ICLIF Launch Bank and Insurance Board Governance Programmes
Monday August 15th, 2011
Hawkamah and ICLIF signs an MOU Dubai-based Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, its sister institute Mudara Institute of Directors and the Kuala Lumpur-based ICLIF Leadership and Governance Centre (formerly known as the International Centre for Leadership in Finance )joined forces today to develop and implement...
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Dr. Nasser Saidi Appointed to Global Corporate Governance Forum Advisory Body
Tuesday August 9th, 2011
Dr. Nasser Saidi, Executive Director of Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, was appointed to the Private Sector Advisory Group of the Global Corporate Governance Forum, an institution of the World Bank driving global corporate governance reforms. Dr Saidi said, “This appointment constitutes as a landmark...
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Dubai SME and Hawkamah tie up to Develop a Code on Corporate Governance for Small & Medium Enterprises
Sunday August 7th, 2011
Dubai SME and Hawkamah tie up to Develop a Code on Corporate Governance for Small & Medium Enterprises Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, entrusted with the development of the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has...
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Advocating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom as a Key to Better Corporate Governance
Sunday July 24th, 2011
Dubai Women Establishment, Hawkamah and Mudara IOD Sign MoU to Announce Women Directors Initiative Dubai Women Establishment, Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance and its sister institute Mudara Institute of Directors (Mudara IOD) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), announcing a path-breaking initiative to engage...
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