Here is the latest issue of Arab Banker magazine, the sixth in the new series. This year's edition includes a profile of Arab Bank and its CEO, Nemeh Sabbagh, articles on financial markets in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi, interviews with Saad Azheri of Blom Bank and Abdel Maguid Breish, with Saad Azheri of Blom Bank, articles on fintech and more. The magazine also includes an interview with AbdulMagid Breish, who was appointed Chairman and CEO of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) in 2013. The LIA has disputed Mr. Breish's version of events and in the interests of fairness we are happy to print their response. Details of this can be seen here.
The 2017 edition of Arab Banker was published at the end of September 2017 and includes an interview with the CEO of Gulf International Bank, a profile of Qatar National Bank, updates on developments in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Lebanon, and articles on Brexit, IT compliance and international real estate trends. There are numerous photographs from the Association's events, and our 'cultural section' at the back.
The 2016 edition of the Arab Banker was published on 23 September and includes a profile of Bank-ABC, interviews with the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, the CEO of Ahli Bank of Kuwait and Al Khaliji Bank of Qatar, an analysis of the Saudi investment market by one of the Kingdom's leading asset managers, and a series of three articles on Risk, Compliance and Correspondent Banking.
The 2015 edition of the Arab Banker was published on 24 September and includes features on Ahli United Bank of Bahrain, and its CEO, Adel El-Labban; updates on financial markets in Saudi Arabia, and the banking systems in Kuwait, Morocco and Egypt; three articles about the fight against financial crime in the Middle East; a description of the diamond industry; and much more!
The September 2014 edition of the Arab Banker included a feature on Bank Audi, with a profile of the bank’s chairman, Mr. Raymond Audi; interviews with the CEOs of National Bank of Kuwait and National Bank of Abu Dhabi; an article on Bank of Beirut; and a review of the bodies setting standards in the Islamic finance industry; and plenty more!
The first edition of the newly re- launched Arab Banker included a profile on Blom Bank and its former Chairman, Naaman Azheri; a series of articles on London’s role as a financial centre for Arab business; an interview about financial crime with Mohammed Baasiri of Lebanon’s central bank; and a description of long term trends in economic power and influence in the region.