S&P changed many of its rating outlooks to negative in April and May but expects that ratings will be resilient in the [...]
ABA Corporate Member Themis Services has produced a useful briefing note on money laundering and the gold trade, which [...]
Andy Haldane, the Bank of England's Chief Economist and a member of its Monetary Policy Committee, delivered an insightful [...]
There have been several changes at the top of Middle Eastern banks in recent weeks. 'Read more' to see a summary.
Following the announcement on 11 October that National Commercial Bank and Samba Financial Group, both of Saudi Arabia, have [...]
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank has announced that it will close its representative office in London at the end of October.
VG, the Jersey-based provider of fiduciary and administration solutions, has appointed Paul Roper as a Director.
The MENA Financial Crime Compliance Group is celebrating its fourth anniversary. We take a look some of the Group's most [...]
A new report from the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures provides country-by-country data on the decline in [...]
Moody's has lowered Kuwait's debt rating by one notch to Aa3, and confirmed Qatar's debt rating at its existing level, also [...]
Here are some of the news items we've been following recently: Lebanese banks selling overseas operations, bank M&A in [...]
ABA Corporate Member, FTI Consulting, has published its first Financial Crime Quarterly, highlighting some key current issues [...]
Qatar National Bank successfully placed $600mn in Green Bonds during the second week of September. The proceeds will be used [...]
Emirates NBD and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank have signed co-operation agreements with Hapoalim and Leumi, the two biggest Israeli [...]
Riad Salamé, the Governor of the Banque du Liban, has provided guidance to local banks on the level of losses that they [...]
We are sad to note the passing of Costi Chehlaoui, a pioneer of Arab banking, who held senior positions in London, New York [...]
Kuwait's parliament has decided that the country will no longer automatically assign 10% of its oil revenues to its Future [...]
Qatar National Bank was named Best Bank in Qatar by Euromoney in July. Late last year, QNB picked up three awards during The [...]
The Directors and staff of the Arab Bankers Association send their condolences to all those who are suffering as a result of [...]
We will be holding a series of webinars on regulatory matters, and topics related to the Middle East over the next few [...]
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