Omar Arti

Cornhill Economics

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Updated: Dec 2016

Yezan Dayeh

Britsh Arab Commercial Bank

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Updated: Dec 2016

Peter J R Aylwin

AETOS

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Updated: Dec 2016

Yousef Meshiea

NEWLORDS INTERNATIONAL (U.K.) LIMITED

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Updated: Dec 2016

Antoine Elian

Fidelity Information and Services

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Updated: Dec 2016

Raashed Amin

Emirates NBD

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Updated: Dec 2016

Raashed Amin

Emirates NBD

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Updated: Dec 2016

Raashed Amin

Emirates NBD

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Updated: Dec 2016

Raashed Amin

Emirates NBD

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Updated: Dec 2016

Badawi Malik

Arab National Bank, London Branch

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Updated: Dec 2016

David H Sambar

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Updated: Dec 2016

Hani Lazkani

Olayan Europe Limited

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Updated: Dec 2016

Fiona Parsons

BANQUE DE LUXEMBOURG

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Updated: Dec 2016

Saeed Amen

Cuemacro

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Updated: Dec 2016

Ralph Al Raheb

Morgan Stanley

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Updated: Dec 2016

Hitesh Mistry

Grant Thornton UK LLP

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Updated: Dec 2016

Shakeel Aslam

Grant Thornton UK LLP

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Updated: Dec 2016

Wael El-Miqdadi

Retired

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Updated: Dec 2016

Antoine Zananiri

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Updated: Dec 2016

Waleed Jarjouhi

National Bank of Kuwait International

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Updated: Dec 2016

Mon November 28 2016 -
Mon November 28 2016 Arab Banks in London meet with bank regulators

Events , ABA Events Twenty five senior managers of Arab banks in London met with four officials from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on 28 November. The meeting lasted for an hour and a half and was the second such meeting organised by the Arab Bankers Association this year.  The meeting was held under the Chatham House Rule. Topics discussed included the PRA's approach to supervising subsidiaries and branches of foreign banks possible changes to the UK deposit insurance scheme the implementation of the Senior Managers' Regime capital weightings for development finance liquidity reporting for branches and subsidiaries of non-European Economic Area banks improving the quality of returns under the Common Reporting (CoRep) Framework (issued by the EBA in respect of the Capital Re...

Thu December 15 2016 -
Thu December 15 2016 ABA Christmas Party

Events , ABA Events Our Christmas Party will be held in the evening of Thursday 15th December at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge.  The party will start at 6pm and finish at 9pm. In addition to exceptional catering, there will be entertainment and raffle prizes.  Tickets cost £55 (for members and non-members) and may be purchased from the ABA head office or through this website.  To buy through the head office, please contact Joumana Karam (020 7659 4889), Esin Erdil (020 7659 4892) or Riem Mroue (020 7659 4850). (Don't forget to bring your ticket to the event - it has a number that will be important when we draw the raffle prizes!)        

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Fri November 18 2016 - Fri November 18 2016
Briefing for Corporate Members on Tax Strategy and Governance

Events , ABA Events There have been significant changes in what the UK government now expects from large firms, both in terms of their tax strategies and their compliance with tax regulations. Furthermore, the government is planning to introduce a new corporate criminal offence of 'failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion'. Anne-Frances Reid, a Director in PwC's Banking and Capital Markets Tax division, and Megan Cooper, a Manager in the Tax Reporting and Strategy Division, briefed ABA corporate members on the latest developments during an invitation-only lunch, held at the Association's offices on ...

Wed March 8 2017 - Thu March 9 2017
Financial Crime Compliance in the Middle East

Events , Partner Events C5 is organising a conference on Financial Crime Compliance in the Middle East, to be held in the United Arab Emirates on 8-9 March 2017. The agenda includes presentations by Western and Middle Eastern financial regulators as well as leading regional and international banks and law firms.  There will also be a pre-conference workshop, held on 7 March, that will address latest appraoches to financial crime risk assessment. The conference brochure can be downloaded here.

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Thu October 27 2016 - Thu October 27 2016
Annual Gala Dinner Draws Nearly 300 Guests

Events , ABA Events Our Annual Gala Dinner brought together nearly 300 members of London's Arab banking community on 27 November. The evening included the presentation of the Association's annual award for Distinguished Service to Arab Banking, to HE Saddek el-Kaber, the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya and the Chairman of Bank ABC. The Keynote Speech was delivered by Tom Tugendhat, MP, who was preceded by Ambassador Manuel Hassassian, the Palestinian representative in London. Welcoming the guests, the ABA's CEO noted that the Middle East is facing almost unprecedented challenges, both political and econ...

Tue November 1 2016 - Wed November 2 2016
Frontier Exchange: Islamic Enterprises Roadshow

Events , Partner Events Frontier Exchange will be hosting a two-day roadshow for Islamic enterprises in London on 1-2 November. The event will be heavily focussed on financial institutions but will also consider broader issues such as Islamic food, fintech and tourism. In addition to the plenary presentations there will be opportunities to arrange one-on-one meetings with participating Islamic enterprises. The roadshow will be held at The Hyatt Regency-Churchill Hotel, 30 Portman Square, London W1H 7HB. Full information on the roadshow, including details of how to register are available here.

Thu October 27 2016 - Sat August 27 2016
ABA Annual Gala Dinner 2016

Events , ABA Events The ABA's Gala Dinner for 2016 will be held on Thursday 27 October at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London's Knightsbridge.  We will be honouring Saddek El-Kaber, the Chairman of Bank-ABC and the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya for his Distinguished Service to Arab Banking. Mr. El-Kaber will be introduced by Mr. Farouq El-Okdah, the former Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt.  The ABA Annual Gala Dinner is the premier social event in London for the Arab financial community and those who work alongside Arab financial institutions. It attracts 250-300 guests. In addi...