2012
2012
2012 Mudara Accredited Directors Announced
Monday December 31st, 2012
Mudara Institute of Directors, a sister institute of Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, announced today eight additional directors that have passed its Director Accreditation programme. The 2012 batch included: Eng. Mahmoud Al Burai, Senior Director, Real Estate Regulatory Agency Majid Jafar, CEO and Vice Chairman,...
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Annual Rebalance of the S&P/Hawkamah ESG Pan Arab Index announced
Tuesday December 11th, 2012
The S&P/Hawkamah ESG Pan Arab Index underwent its annual rebalancing on 1 December 2012. The index includes the top 50 Pan Arab companies based on their performance on nearly 200 ESG metrics and uses an innovative ESG score-weighting scheme to ensure stocks with higher ESG...
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Hawkamah Explores Legal, Financial and Policy Impact of Insolvency and Restructuring in the Region at the 2nd Judicial and Financial Colloquium
Wednesday December 5th, 2012
Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance held the second Hawkamah MENA judicial and financial colloquium at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) today. The two day event is being held in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Council For Economic Development (ADCED), DIFC Courts, Dubai Judicial...
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Bank of Sharjah Group Staying on Top of Corporate Governance Developments
Wednesday October 17th, 2012
Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance briefed the Boards of Bank of Sharjah and its subsidiary, Emirates Lebanon Bank on global and regional corporate governance developments last week. The half-day event, designed specifically for Bank of Sharjah Group, focused on corporate governance regulatory developments; emerging trends...
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MENA Private Equity Association and Hawkamah Focus on Advancing Corporate Governance in the Private Equity Sector
Tuesday October 2nd, 2012
MENA Private Equity Association and Hawkamah Sign a Memorandum of Understanding involving the update of the first Hawkamah PE survey and the issuance of a policy brief Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the MENA Private Equity Association (“Association”)...
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Effective Boards Require Directors Knowing Their Duties and Liabilities Mudara Institute of Directors Offers its Flagship Programme in Amman
Monday October 1st, 2012
Hawkamah’s sister institute, Mudara Institute of Directors launched its flagship Director Development Programme (DDP) here expanding its regional footprint.  The DDP is a structured four-part programme designed and accredited by the Global Corporate Governance Forum, regionalized by Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, and delivered by...
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Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Bank Muscat Jointly Win the Hawkamah Bank Corporate Governance Awards 2012
Monday June 18th, 2012
Hawkamah, Institute for Corporate Governance announced on 12th June 2012 that Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Bank Muscat are the winners of its prestigious regional Hawkamah Bank Corporate Governance Award during Banker Middle East’s Industry Awards held at the Jumeira Emirates Tower Hotel. In...
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Jeddah Business Leaders Focus on Building More Effective Boards
Monday May 7th, 2012
MBO hosts Mudara Institute of Directors for Corporate Governance Discussion Mudara Institute of Directors. the sister institute of Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance delivered a session for Menaret Business Organization (MBO) to discuss the traits of world class board directors and how to create a...
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Risk is on the Corporate Governance Agenda
Monday February 20th, 2012
Hawkamah and Institute of Risk Management Formalize Relationship Hawkamah, Institute for Corporate Governance and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) formalized a partnership agreement today to provide tools to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) executives and boards and bring into focus risk management frameworks and techniques. ...
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  • “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
  • Director Development Program was invaluable learning experience for me which has elevated my knowledge and broaden my understanding mainly on the corporate governance practices and board of directors role. It has addressed the main concepts from theoretical and practical perspectives. The material is comprehensive and provides the key information of the different aspects of the course. I strongly recommend the program for individuals who play role in corporate governance and seek to enrich their knowledge of companies’ board of directors. Sumaya Alshaer - Acting Head of Strategy & Corporate Governance - DUBAI SOUTH
  • The Director Development Program is being run with an effective balance between theory presented by knowledgeable staff and interactive discussions among the participants. This makes it into a recommendable program for aspiring and existing Board Members alike to get up to date on Corporate Governance as relevant for our GCC Region. Johan H. Brand – Owner – Johan Brand Leadership Advisory DWC – LLC

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