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Hawkamah/Mudara and ICSA Inks Partnership to Advance Board Secretary Role
Monday July 11th, 2011
Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah), its sister institute Mudara, Institute of Directors (Mudara) and the Institute for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) have announced a regional partnership to advance the profession of board secretaries in the Middle East and North Africa region through the...
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Cass Business School and Hawkamah Partner to Raise Regional Corporate Governance Standards
Thursday July 7th, 2011
Cass Business School Dubai, part of City University London, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, which will advance the implementation of corporate governance best practice in the Middle East. The agreement was signed...
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Hawkamah Issues Policy Brief On Corporate Governance for Islamic Banks And Financial Institutions
Wednesday June 8th, 2011
Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance today issued its Policy Brief On Corporate Governance for Islamic Banks And Financial Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Policy Brief highlights the improvements required in the corporate governance frameworks and practices of Islamic...
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Improving Governance in Dubai's Real Estate Industry
Sunday May 1st, 2011
Hawkamah starts a landmark initiative with the Real Estate Regulatory Agency and the Dubai Real Estate Institute The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) and the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a first...
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Hawkamah and the International Centre for Financial Regulation join hands to advance on corporate governance and financial regulation in the Middle East and North Africa region
Monday February 21st, 2011
Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah) today, at the sides of the GCC Regulators’ Summit, announced a partnership agreement with the International Centre for Financial Regulation (ICFR), a not-for-profit organization focused on best practice in all aspects of financial regulation internationally. ICFR joins a growing...
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S&P, Hawkamah, IFC Launch First ESG Index for Middle East and North African Equity Markets
Tuesday February 1st, 2011
S&P/Hawkamah Pan Arab ESG Index Ranks MENA Firms on Nearly 200 ESG Issues Including Carbon Emissions, Water and Energy Consumption, Employee Health and Safety, Community Investment, Charitable Giving, Financial Reporting and Auditing, Board Independence and Executive Remuneration Standard & Poor's, the world's leading index provider,...
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  • The certified Board Secretaries Workshop provided by Hawkamah and Dubai Financial Market is an essential course for learning corporate governance, scope and responsibilities of the board secretary and understanding the governance and disclosure requirements of the Dubai Financial Market and the Securities and Commodities Authority. It is a practical course which combined recent best practices and key learning lessons. I would highly recommend it for people involved in corporate governance and in particular in a listed company.

    Omran Al Zamani - Senior Legal Counsel - Dana Gas PJSC

  • Great program! Very well done and very useful information delivered in an excellent manner. The workshop was very inspirational, energizing, bringing lots of ideas, with both substantial and in-depth knowledge together with case studies. Well-balanced composition of participants, which contributed to interesting and focused discussions and exchanges. I would highly recommend it to anyone that is interested in improving their proficiency and core competencies.

    Hassan Murad Agha - Group Head of Compliance & Internal Control - Gulf General Investment Co. (PSC)

  • All companies should promote their boards, executive managers or staffs who have board responsibilities for subsidiary companies to attend corporate governance training. Hawkamah provides the ability for people and companies in the GCC to upskill in the area of corporate governance and directorship through a comprehensive programme teaching international best practice which has been tailored to regional specific governance issues.

    Alastair Mulligan - VP Asset Management - National Central Cooling Company PJSC (TABREED)

  • I am truly honored to attain this certification and I recommend the Compliance Heads of all DFM listed companies to participate and achieve this certification.

    Nabeel Mirza - Senior Director & MLRO - Compliance - GFH Financial Group B.S.C.

  • The workshop has added a level of professionalism to my practice. It addressed and discussed  the right concepts to promote better governance and effective support for business in line with rules and procedures.

    Osama Issaq Al Haj - Head of Legal & Board Secretary - Dubai Islamic Bank

  • A very interesting and informative course which has helped me to adapt my Board Secretary knowledge further to my role as Company Secretary.

    Hamad Al Hosani - Group Company Secretary - Emirates NDB Bank

  • Anyone who wants to enter the world of boards and governance; this is your passport.

    Jehad A. Kazim - Director - Legal Services Dubai Chamber

  • The Directors Development Program was one of the most beneficial programs I attend during my career life. The strength of the program comes from the way it was structured as each part covered very important aspects of the required management role.

    Nada Ishaq Abdul Karim - Manager - The Secretary of The Board of Directors - Bahrain Islamic Bank BSC

  • The DDP offered by the Hawkamah Institute is an excellent course to prepare directors to understand and fulfil their obligations properly as members of the board. I have benefitted immensely from this program and have started to implement some of the best practices taught on the boards that I am involved in.

    Amir Arab - Director - Havenvest Private Equity Middle East Limited

  • The Director Development Program is great way to gain insight and improved understanding in areas such as corporate governance and board functionality. I would highly recommend the program as a foundational step before they begin their board experience.

    Bindu Ann Joseph - Chief Operating Officer - 3W Networks

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