Middle East & International News

Global hub for the green economy

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, chaired...

FinTech in focus

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) is enhancing its contribution to Dubai’s position as the region’s leading hub for innovation through the publication...

First P2P platform Beehive receives DFSA regulation

Beehive has become the first peer to peer lending platform to set up offices in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and become...

Egypt set to levy new tax

A new stamp tax on stock market transactions will be introduced in May. The new tax will levy 0.3 per cent on investors...

Oman’s draft regulation for REIT funds

A draft regulation for listing real estate investment trust(REIT) funds is ready and is awaiting final approval from...

Thomson Reuters & DFSA’s MENA Regulatory Summit

  Thomson Reuters released the findings of the 3rd Financial Crime Report covering the Middle East...

Features

Sustainable infrastructure: A path for the future

Norton Rose Fulbright takes a look at how cities are planned and financed is changing as people demand economically, socially...

The Islamic Finance Renaissance

Tarek El-Assra and Shah M. Nizami talk about the effect of global economic downturn on Islamic Finance highlighting areas of...

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