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Governance in Times of Rapid Change: Hawkamah and ICSA to Emphasise the Impact of Corporate Governance on... Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Monday 15 April 2019  

Hawkamah’s annual conference will be held in partnership with ICSA: The Governance Institute, the leading professional body for governance in the UK The institutes are promoting the best governance trends in the region The 2019 conference will explore how good governance can boost...

Hawkamah announces the appointment of Board Chairman Dr Ahmad Al Shaikh and a new Board member -Wednesday 13 March 2019  

The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance announced that HE Dr Ahmad Al Shaikh has been elected as the Chairman of the Hawkamah Board, replacing outgoing Chairman HE Hamad Buamim. Alya Al Zarouni, Executive Vice President of Operations at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)...

Hawkamah and IMF Focus on Emerging Central Bank Governance Trends -Monday 28 January 2019  

Governance of central banks, emerging challenges and opportunities, and data innovations for the financial sector are key topics to be discussed at an international forum in Dubai Aimed at high-level central bank officials, the forum attracts representatives from about 60 institutions...

Hawkamah inks partnership with Saudi Governance Centre -Wednesday 11 October 2017  

Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, signed an MOU with the Saudi Governance Centre at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. The event took place during the UAE–Saudi Business Forum that aims to bring leaders, government employees and decision makers together in order to increase...

Corporate Governance Forum Shines Spotlight on the Importance of Independent Boards -Thursday 6 July 2017  

Corporate governance practitioners, drivers and regulators from the region gathered at the Corporate Governance Forum organised by Hawkamah recently, at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Adequate and effective corporate governance is considered by many to be a critical component in...

Corporate Governance Business Leaders Underline the Role of SOEs for Improving Board Efficiency and Performance at the... -Thursday 8 June 2017  

The role of SOEs in improving board efficiency and performance was the key topic of discussion on the second day of the Hawkamah Corporate Governance Conference, held in cooperation with the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), that took place at the Armani...