Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill (ADNPM), is participating at 4th Paper Arabia show 2011, the biggest paper show in the MENA region to be held at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre from September 18th to 20th, 2011. Mr. Helmet Berger, newly appointed General Manager, ADNPM, a subsidiary of Abu... Read more
ibtikarati.com, a new online destination for ICT entrepreneurs in the MENA, is launching in partnership with JobThread, an online job listing dedicated to entrepreneurs and start-ups in MENA,  jobs.ibtikarati.com. Ibtikarati, which means “my innovations’” in Arabic, reflects the core idea  of the platform as a place for the innovation... Read more
Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB), Qatar’s independent Islamic investment bank, today announced its sponsorship of, and participation in the MENA Private Equity Business Summit 2011, which will be held from 11th – 13th September, at the Al Murooj Roatana, Dubai, UAE. QFIB CEO Emad Mansour,  and QFIB Managing Director... Read more
Abraaj Capital, a private equity and alternative asset management group in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), have announced its acquisition of the North African private equity platform of Amundi, the French asset manager jointly owned by Société Générale and Crédit Agricole. Under the terms of... Read more
Understand the trends and developments in the beverage industry at the GWBT, 2011
The Emirate of Dubai has been selected to host the first Global Water and Beverage Technology Congress (GWBT Dubai 2011) in November 2011. The first GWBT will be held in conjunction with the fourth edition of the Dubai Drink Technology Expo,which will take place from November 29th to December 1st ,2011.... Read more
According to the latest quarterly Jobs Index survey conducted by the  job site Bayt.com, in conjunction with research group YouGovSiraj, over half of the employers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region plan to hire new employees over the next three months. Of these, a little over a quarter... Read more
A.T. Kearney’s Global Services Location Index (GSLI) demonstrates that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has emerged an ideal offshoring location. In its most recent index edition the global management consulting firm indicates that the Middle East and North Africa has overtaken several Eastern European locations. “The Middle... Read more
Insolvency law reform

Insolvency law reform

Finance February 3, 2011 0

If you’re broke, fix it. Insolvency law reform is required in the UAE to boost business confidence, says Amanda Line, Regional Director, ICAEW Middle East. The UAE insolvency regime has in recent months attracted a lot of attention. A key reason for this is that, as a result of... Read more