Syed Asghar Mehdi

Habib Bank AG Zurich

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Updated: Feb 2016

Tim Clemmey

Al Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016

James Hogan

Al Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016
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Wadih Canaan

Garrington (The Property Search Consultancy)

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Updated: Feb 2016

Olga Aburdene

Capital Trust Ltd

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Updated: Feb 2016

Assad Riyany

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016

Amal Saudi

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016

Ameer El-Deek

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016

Sami Bengharsa

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016

Faisal Alshowaikh

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016

Paul Jennings

ABC International Bank Plc

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Updated: Feb 2016

Omar Sherif

Bank J. Safra Sarasin (Gibraltar) Ltd

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Updated: Feb 2016

Bryan Lincoln

Gordon Dadds

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Updated: Feb 2016

Paul Mason

Qatar National Bank

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Updated: Feb 2016

Colin Leckey

Lewis Silkin LLP

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Stephen J Blyth

Arab National Bank, London Branch

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Hakan Cortelek

Henley & Patners

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Andre Abadjian

Star Diamond Private Jeweller

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Jabra Ghandour

Bank of London & the Middle East Plc

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Neel Patel

KPMG

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Fri January 29 2016 -
Fri January 29 2016 Personal Liability for Senior Bank Managers: the New Rules

Events , ABA Events The new Senior Managers Regime (SMR) that comes into effect in the United Kingdom in March 2016, will make senior managers personally responsible for regulatory breaches in a way that they have never been personally responsible before. Under the new regime, not only will senior managers have clearer and more direct responsiblity for failures in the business lines, of by the staff that they supervise, but they will also be  personally responsible for reporting breaches to the regulator. These issues were the subject of the ABA's first Corporate Members' lunch of 2016, held at the ABA's offices on 29 January. Representatives from 16 Corporate Members were present. The brefiing was given by: Francis Kean, Executive Dirctor of Willis Towers Watson, a leading global insurance broker ...

Save the Dates! Provisional Schedule for 2016 Events

Events , ABA Events The provisional schedule of events for 2016 is as follows: Thursday 3 March: Evening seminar on cyber security Thursday 17 March: Evening Seminar on the foreign exchange markets Thursday 21 April: Evening seminar on oil and energy Thursday May 19: Seminar on the Egyptian financial system (likely to be held in the morning) Thursday 23 June: Annual General Meeting (to be held in the evening) Thursday 7 June: Annual Ramadan Iftar (dinner) Thursday 21 July: Evening seminar on the real estate market Thursday 22 Setpember: Evening seminar on immigration requirements for the UK and other countries Thursday 20 October: Annual Gala Dinner Thursday 17 November: Evening seminar on financial regulation Thursday 15 December: Christmas Party. All of these dates are subject to final confir...

Thu February 4 2016 - Thu February 4 2016
Charity Concert for Lebanon's Children's Cancer Centre

Events , Partner Events Lebanon's Children's Cancer Centre will hold its second charity concert in London on Thursday 4 February, featuring the Chehade Brothers musical group. The concert wil be held at 1 Mayfair, in London and will begin at 7pm. Tickets can be purchased for £100, £150 and £200. More information can be found by phoning 0777 885 4882 or through the company's website: www.cccluk.org.  A You Tube video of the Chehade Brothers performing can be see here.

Mon March 7 2016 - Wed March 9 2016
Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa

Events , Partner Events The London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP) will hold a two-day conference, followed by a one day workshop, on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa from 7 - 9 March. The conference will be held on 7 - 8 March and the workshop on 9 March. The conference will be held in London. Click here for the relevant page on LCILP's website. We will post more information about the conference as more details become available.  

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Thu December 10 2015 - Thu December 10 2015
UK Senior Managers Regime: What does it mean for you?

Events , ABA Events The ABA's latest technical seminar addressed the new 'Senior Managers Regime' (SMR) being implemented by the UK regulators. The SMR makes senior managers of banks personally responsible for their work and, potentially, personally liable for any failings that they, or those who report to them, make. UK banks, including branches and subsidiaries of overseas banks, must implement the Senior Managers Regime by March 2016. The seminar was sponsored by KPMG and Mishcon de Reya, with Simon Hills, from the British Bankers Association, providing an introduction and moderating the discussion. Gile...

Thu December 10 2015 - Thu December 10 2015
Seminar on the Senior Management Regime

Events , ABA Events We wil be holding a seminar on the UK's Senior Management Regime (SME) on Thursday 10 December. The seminar wil be held at the Arab British Chamber of Commerce Building, 43 Upper Grosvenor Street, London W1K 2NJ. Doors will open at 6pm for a 6.30 start. The event will be sponsored by KPMG and Mishcon de Reya. Mr. Giles Adams, a Partner in KPMG's Regulatory Compliance Practice will address practical issues faced by international bank branches and subsidiaries in implementing the SMR. Mr. Adam Epstein, a Partner in the finance and banking group of Mishcon de Reya will address how senior m...

Mon November 23 2015 - Mon November 23 2015
London Premier of Amin Dora's film Ghadi

Events , Partner Events Step Together, the Lebanese charity that works with children with special needs, will be showing Amin Dora's film Ghadi on Monday 23rd November at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA). The film was selected as Lebanon's entry for "Best Foreign Film" at the Academy Awards and this is its London premier. It is about a chld living in Lebanon who says he has special powers..but will his neighbours and friends believe him? Step Together is a school and vocational community for individuals with special needs based on the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner enabling every child and young adult...