Arab banks continue their journey towards corporate governance excellence
Sunday July 7th, 2013
Hawkamah launches the 7th Bank Corporate Governance Award as a regional initiative for all banking sectors in the Middle East and North Africa region, and welcome the submissions of Arab banks to the award till the 10th of May, 2013.
The award launched in 2007...
DIFC Authority Appoints Hawkamah Board
Monday February 18th, 2013
The Hawkamah, Institute for Corporate Governance, a regionally recognized driver of corporate governance reform, announced today the appointment of Hawkamahâ€™s Board of Directors. Hawkamahâ€™s Board comprises the following members:
Chairman: HE Hamad Buamim, Director General of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Vice Chairman: HE...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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”)...
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...
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.
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...