Deloitte expands Mideast operations

A number of additional appointments and transfers reflect the firm's focus on addressing client needs in growth sectors in the region, including Energy, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Technology, Hospitality and Financial Services.


Ahlibank to launch Islamic banking services in Oman

The bank’s Islamic banking operations will be segregated from its conventional counterpart in all aspects. Furthermore, in line with CBO requirements, the bank will also have four-member Shari’ah board to ensure the operations are in complianc


Dubai Islamic CEO quits GFH board

Al Hamli, who held the position of a board member at GFH, has decided to focus on his duties at Dubai Islamic, according to a statement on the Dubai bourse website.


Shuaa axes more staff as part of 'rightsizing'

Shuaa plans to expand its asset management and advisory business in Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and will focus on high net-worth family businesses and small- to medium-sized companies as well as institutional clients


Akbank of Turkey Appoints Binbasgil as CEO, Replacing Akkurt

Binbasgil was formerly acting deputy CEO, Akbank said in an e-mailed statement from Istanbul today. He becomes chief executive at a time when profit growth at Turkish banks is slowing because of central bank curbs to arrest an expansion in lending that&#


Leading Islamic Finance Lawyer joins Baker Botts ME

He recently advised a Bahraini Islamic investment bank on the structuring, negotiation and documentation of an Islamically compliant real estate development financing in Makkah that involves two offshore funds as investors.


NBAD appoints head of Ladies Private Banking

She has more than 14 years of experience in the wealth management industry gained from working with banks and global financial institutions in the UAE, assisting regional and multi-national corporates and individuals in managing their global wealth.