President & Founder Arab International Women’s Forum Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani

Celebrating 20 Years of the Arab International Women’s Forum On International Women’s Day 2021, AIWF President & Founder Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani reflects on two decades of leadership of AIWF and her commitment to fostering sustainable development with women and youth at its heart Each year, I am proud to join the global business, development and NGO communities in celebrating International Women’s Day, and IWD for me is even more special this year because this is the year that we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Arab International Women’s Forum…

District 2020: Curating a Global Innovation Ecosystem as the Future of Expo 2020 Dubai

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The future of Expo 2020 will support the growth of the UAE’s innovation economy by curating a global innovation-driven business ecosystem that embraces technology and a human-centric focus, and brings together UAE, regional and global players Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 February 2021 – District 2020, as the human-centric smart city evolving from Expo 2020 Dubai, has announced a number of key partnerships that will contribute to the curation of its innovation ecosystem and its start-up community, coinciding with the annual UAE Innovation week known as UAE Innovates 2021.  During…

GCC businesses need to pursue Keyman Insurance to ensure profit stability and sustainability of business

تحتاج الشركات الخليجية إلى متابعة التأمين على المسؤول الرئيس في الشركة

Keyman Insurance could play a vital role in ensuring business continuity and profit sustainability in the Gulf region, especially during challenging environment, especially like the current COVID-19 crisis Businesses in the Gulf countries need to pursue Keyman Insurance to retain key professionals who make a difference in running businesses efficiently and deliver profits year after year, according to a top industry official, who urges Keyman Insurance to become a mandatory requirement for securing bank loans. Keymen or key professionals play a crucial role in running the business and deliver profits…

Abu Dhabi Media and i24News sign MoU to collaborate

أبوظبي للإعلام توقع مذكرة تفاهم مع ” آي24نيوز” الإسرائيلية

MoU marks a historic first-of-its-kind media collaboration in the region with Israel-based i24News 7th December, 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Media, the UAE’s leading public service broadcaster, and i24NEWS, an international news network based in Israel that broadcasts in Arabic, English and French from studios in Jaffa Port, the US and Europe, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see both media companies collaborate on multiple fronts including shared reporting and library content, as well as production exchange. The MoU is in line with the aim of…

United’ – the Musical and Artistic Celebration of The Seven Emirates ‘– Launches Today for UAE National Day

Song Produced by Sisters Grimm Founders Pietra Mello-Pittman and Ella Spira and Composed by Ella Spira and DB Gad with Additional Lyrics by Don Abdullah; Features Vocals of Shamma Hamdan, Don Abdullah (Abdullah Andeezn), Maydan Hamza  and DB Gad Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 December 2020 – The song ‘United’ has today launched, paying tribute to the rich uniqueness and alliances of the seven United Arab Emirates this UAE National Day. The song’s evocative narrative is composed by Ella Spira and DB Gad and featuring vocals of Shamma Hamdan, Don…

UAE, UK join hands to boost trade ties, export credit opportunities

المشرخ: تعديلات قانون الشركات تواكب مستجدات سوق الاستثمار العالمي

Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal export credit company and the UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, have signed a reinsurance agreement to enhance the competitiveness, scale and scope of both countries’ export industry through strategic partnership and cooperation. The agreement, which was signed by Massimo Falcioni, CEO of ECI, and Louis Taylor, CEO of UKEF, aims to provide a robust turnkey platform, which the two parties can utilise to draw new business opportunities and identify areas for future collaboration to foster a greater trade alliance…

SNC-Lavalin launches a framework to adopt collaborative contracting for project delivery in the GCC

SNC-Lavalin launches a framework to adopt collaborative contracting for project delivery in the GCC

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: (AETOSWire) – Today, The SNC-Lavalin Group in the Middle East launched a white paper entitled “New alliances: collaborative contracting in the GCC projects market” that provides a strategic framework to enhancing project delivery and efficiency in the GCC. The framework combines the Company’s market knowledge with its end-to-end services broadly including consulting, advisory, design, engineering, procurement, project & construction management, and operations & maintenance expertise under the SNC-Lavalin, Atkins, Atkins Acuity, and Faithful+Gould brands. The white paper was launched at a live webinar in partnership with…

JAFZA-BASED COMPANIES CAN TRADE  WITH CONFIDENCE LEVERAGING ETIHAD CREDIT INSURANCE SOLUTIONS

جافزا توفر لشركاتها أفضل حلول الحماية والتأمين التجاري

The leading free zone, Jafza and the UAE’s federal export credit company, Etihad Credit Insurance organised a joint webinar to showcase innovative trade credit and export financing solutions Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2020: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), DP World, UAE Region’s premier business and logistics hub showcased to its customers the trade payments protection solutions it has rolled out in partnership with Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal export credit company on 19th of November 2020. During a well-attended webinar titled, “Etihad Credit Insurance Collaboration: Trade…

A leading financial advisor urges UAE’s business owners

يجب على الشركات في الشرق الأوسط أن تتبنى

Middle East businesses must take succession planning to protect an estimated US$1 trillion worth of assets to undertake proper business succession policies to protect their hard-earned assets from getting out of hand due to death, disability or other uncertainties An estimated $1 trillion worth of assets will be transferred to the next generation of family owned companies in the Middle East over the next decad; Most family-owned private businesses in the Middle East do not survive the second or third generation due to lack of business succession plans; Business owners…

UAE’s new life insurance regulations to increase policyholder number and help grow the Dh9.5 billion sector

UAE’s new life insurance regulations

Although the new life and family insurance regulations that came into effect on October 15, 2020, are more transparent and holds insurance brokers accountable, a drastic reduction in brokerage commission might force many life insurance agents out of work Gross total written life, group life, individual life and group credit life insurance premium in the UAE reached Dh9.51 billion in 2018; Gross written premium in the individual life insurance in the UAE crossed Dh7.52 billion in 2018; New regulations cut life insurance commission drastically, that will make selling life insurance…