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Gerry Severin

Soltenda Ltd.

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Updated: Feb 2015

Alice Myers

Bank of London & the Middle East Plc

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Updated: Feb 2015

Ralph Al Raheb

Morgan Stanley

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Updated: Feb 2015
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Tony Sarkis

AxiomSL

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Updated: Feb 2015

Robert Blackburn Gray

HSBC Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2015

Omar Selim

Arabesque Asset Management Ltd

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Updated: Feb 2015

Lana Matta

Arabesque Asset Management Limited

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Updated: Feb 2015

William Bill Shipton

Rezayat Europe Ltd

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Updated: Feb 2015

Robin Martin

World Gold Council

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Updated: Feb 2015

Christian Bartsch

Bird & Bird LLP

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Updated: Feb 2015

Youssef Khlat

Credit Agricole

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Updated: Feb 2015

Patrice Cohen

Louis Capital Markets UK LLP

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Updated: Feb 2015

Andrew Mc Kenna

Smith & Williamson

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Updated: Feb 2015
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Wadih Canaan

WSC Properties Limited

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Updated: Feb 2015

Faisal Alshowaikh

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2015

Lee Anthony Blackshaw

Smith & Williamson

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Updated: Feb 2015

Roy Baldwin

Smith & Williamson

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Updated: Feb 2015

Steven Boult

Bank of Beirut (UK) Ltd

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Updated: Feb 2015
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Omar Alaoui

Societe General

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Updated: Feb 2015

Dimitrios Tsouvelekakis

Oppenheim Capital LLP

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Updated: Feb 2015

Thu March 5 2015 -
Thu March 5 2015 ABA Golf Society, Inaugural meeting

Events , ABA Events The inaugural meeting of the ABA's Golf Society will be held on Thursday 5 March at the Richmond Golf Club, Roehampton Gate, Richmond Park. Members are encouraged to bring guests and friends. The event will begin at 12pm with a quick bite to eat, with golfers teeing off between 1 and 1.30. There will be a meal after the golf has finished. The event will be over 18 holes, using Stableford rules.  Tickets are £90, all in.  There will be three prizes: best score, nearest the pin, and longest drive. The full address of Richmond Golf Club is Roehampton Gate, Richmond Park, London SW15 5JR. Payment can be made through this website, through the ABA office (Ms Joumana Karam or Ms Houda Lahiani on 020 7659 4889 and 020 7659 4892) or directly to Europe Arab Bank, 35 Park Lan...

Fri January 30 2015 -
Fri January 30 2015 Smith & Williamson Brief ABA Corporate Members on Changes to UK Tax Regime

Events , ABA Events Tax and wealth management specialists from Smith & Williamson, hosted the ABA's first Corporate Members' lunch of 2015 with a briefing on changes to the UK's tax regime that will affect high net worth individuals and offshore corporations. Roy Baldwin, a Partner in the firm's Tax Investigations & Disputes department, told attendees that the tax authorities ("HMRC") had been levying tax surcharges on people who they believed had been trying to evade tax by moving assets through several tax jurisdictions. He also described the increased capacity of HMRC to locate taxable income and to identify assets that had not been mentioned on a tax return. For example, HMRC is now easily able to collect information from the UK Land Registry to verify whether an individual is not disclosing p...

Thu March 19 2015 - Thu March 19 2015
Conference: "International Sanctions: Legal, Policy and Business Challenges"

Events , Partner Events The London Centre for International Law Practice is organising a one day conference entitled, "International Sanctions: Legal, Policy and Business Challenges." The conference will be held on 19 March at Arundel House, 13-15 Arundel Street, London WC2R 3DX (the home of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, by Temple underground station).  The conference will comprise four sessions:  The evolving practice of international sanctions and its legal implication Impact on cross-border business Living under sanctions: the view from targeted parties Legal challenges to ...

Wed June 3 2015 - Thu June 4 2015
2015 London Sukuk Summit

Events , Partner Events ICG-Events wil be organising the ninth annual Sukuk Summit in London on 3 - 4 June 2015. The event will be held at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London's Knightsbridge. On the evening of 3 June, the organisers will be hodling a Gala Dinner that will include the Sukuk Summit & Islamic Finance Awards of Excellence. Confirmed speakers for the event include, Jaseem Ahmed, Secretary General of the Islamic Financial Services Board Professor Rifaat Abdel Karim, Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation Professor Nik Ramlah Mahmood, Managing Direc...

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Tue December 16 2014 - Tue December 16 2014
ABA Celebrates Christmas in Style

Events , ABA Events More than 80 ABA members and friends entered into the festive spirit at the Association's Christmas Party on 16 December. The event was held in rooms at the Arab British Chamber of Commerce Building in Mayfair. Guests were entertained by musicians playing a variety of Christmas music and jazz variations.  The ABA is grateful to National Bank of Egypt for its sponsorship of the Party and to a variety of local traders and friends who provided gifts for the raffle.  The Christmas Party is the last of the ABA's three social events for 2014. Earlier this year we held an Iftar, and la...

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Tue December 2 2014 - Tue December 2 2014
Understanding New Regulations on Conduct and Financial Crime

Events , ABA Events The ABA's last evening seminar of 2014 focussed on financial conduct and the raft of new regulations governing how banks should behave and how they should ensure that they are not being used for criminal purposes. The seminar was led by Julia Hoggart, who heads the supervison of investment banks at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Colin Darby, a senior manager at KPMG who specialises in financial crime and anti-money laundering requirements. The seminar was introduced and moderated by Simon Hills, Executive Director of the British Banking Association. Julia Hoggart was keen to e...

Wed February 25 2015 - Thu February 26 2015
Daily Telegraph Middle East Congress

Events , Partner Events The Telegraph Group, which publishes the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, will hold its inaugural Middle East Congress in London on 25-26 February 2015.  The first day of the Congress will focus on investment opportunities and the political landscape, while the second will focus on energy and infrastructure and redevelopment. Confirmed speakers include senior figures from the U.K. government and government ministers and business leaders from several Middle Eastern countries. A preliminary agenda is attached below.  Congress highlights will include: Examining the role...