Youssef Boulos

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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Ayda Habboush

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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Updated: Oct 2014

Emma Sear

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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Updated: Oct 2014

Peter Ward

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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Updated: Oct 2014

Anna Jassani

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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Updated: Oct 2014

Fiona Parsons

Banque de Luxembourg

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Updated: Oct 2014

Peter J. Aylwin

Aetos Limited

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Updated: Oct 2014

Elina Doviborova

St George South London

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Updated: Oct 2014

Faisal Alshowaikh

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Oct 2014

Fouad Shakhashir

LLoyds Banking Group

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Updated: Oct 2014

Leena AL-Haidari

Queen Mary, University of London

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Updated: Oct 2014

Bert De Ruiter

QIB (UK) Plc

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Ayeman Khan

Lloyds Banking Group

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Updated: Oct 2014

Tim Wilson

Henry Sanderson Homes Ltd

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Updated: Oct 2014

Keith Richard Scott

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Shaf Ali

Belleveue Mortlakes Chartered Surveyors

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Updated: Oct 2014

Ziyad Akrouk

Europe Arab Bank Plc

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Updated: Oct 2014

Kevin Holt

Europe Arab Bank Plc

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Zeiad Idris

The Capital Partnership

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Tony Williams

Wessex Ventures Limited

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Corporate Members' Lunch: Lewis Silkin on Employment, Visas and Data Protection

Events , ABA Events The briefing took place on 17 October over lunch at the ABA's offices in Upper Grosvenor Street.  Andrew Osborne, Christopher Hitchins and Jonathan Carr, all partners with Lewis Silkin, addressed three main issues: how employers should respond to discrimination claims brought against them by employees, the recent changes to the UK's investor visa scheme (announced the day before the lunch!) and conditions recently attached to employment visas, and how companies can ensure that they are complying with the provisions of the UK's laws on data protection and bribery, and how they can ensure that will be protected, even if employees engage in improper actions.  The photograph shows Christopher Hitchins speaking to Charbel Khazen, SVP and manager of Gulf International Bank's Lo...

Save the Dates: Upcoming ABA Events

Events , ABA Events Our Annual Gala Dinner will be held in London on Wednesday 19th November. On Tuesday 2 December, we will hold another of our evening seminars. In co-operation with KPMG and the Financial Conduct Authority, the seminar will focus on current developments in UK financial regulation. Our Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday 16th December in London. More details on all of these events will be posted on this site in the next few days.

Tue October 21 2014 - Tue October 21 2014
2nd Arab-British Economic Forum

Events , Partner Events The Arab British Chamber of Commerce will hold the 2nd Arab-British Economic Forum in London on 21st October. The Forum will focus on the strengthening of relations between the Arab World and the United Kingdom and on expanding the range of opportunities for co-operation.  The event is organised in partnership with the League of Arab States, the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for Arab Countries, the Jordan Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom Trade and Investment, London & Partners and British Chambers of Commerce. It will be held at the Millenium ...

Wed November 19 2014 - Wed November 19 2014
ABA Annual Gala Dinner

Events , ABA Events The Arab Bankers Association's Annual Gala Dinner will be held on Wednesday 19 November at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London's Knightsbridge.  The Gala Dinner is the Association's flagship event, attracting more than 200 guests from London and abroad. Individual tickets cost £175.00 for members and £195.00 for non members. Premium tables, seating up to 12 guests, can be reserved for £2,500 and standard tables, may be reserved for £1,750. More details will be published here when they are available.  

Tue December 2 2014 - Tue December 2 2014
Seminar on Financial Regulation

Events , ABA Events The seminar will be sponsored by KPMG and will include presentations by KPMG senior staff. Officials from the UK's financial regulatory bodies will also be presenting. More details on this event will follow soon, but the event is already open for registration, either through this website or through the ABA offices.

Tue January 27 2015 - Wed January 28 2015
Manajim: Middle East Mining and Minerals Investment Forum

Events , Partner Events MANAJIM, the Annual Middle East Mining and Investment Forum will be held in London on 27-28 January. The forum is aimed at investors and financiers doing business with mining companies in the Middle East. More information can be seen on the event website manajimevent.com or by contacting Pamela Marenco, Business Development Officer for Symexco at pamela.marenco@symexco.com

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Tue December 16 2014 - Wed December 17 2014
International Real Estate Finance Summit

Events , Partner Events The annual International Real Estate Finance (IREF) Summit, organised by ICG-Events, in London will have a strong focus on Middle East and Islamic property finance. The Summit will include a session dedicated to Shari'a-compliant financing and others addressing Middle Eastern and GCC mortgage markets. Sessions will also consider the legal aspects of Shari'a-compliant finance and recent developments in Malaysian property markets. Members of the Arab Bankers Association may claim a 10% discount to the registration fees by quoting the reference number ABA10 when signing up to attend the Summi...