Yasser Ibrahim

The National Bank of Egypt Int'l Ltd

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Updated: Jan 2017

Mokhtar El Shennawy

The National Bank of Egypt Int'l Ltd

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Updated: Jan 2017

Mokhtar El Shennawy

The National Bank of Egypt Int'l Ltd

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Updated: Jan 2017

Mokhtar El Shennawy

The National Bank of Egypt Int'l Ltd

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Updated: Jan 2017

Mokhtar El Shennawy

The National Bank of Egypt Int'l Ltd

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Updated: Jan 2017

Khaled Abdel Majeed

MENA Capital

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Updated: Jan 2017
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Jacques E. Habib

Qatar First Bank

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Updated: Jan 2017

Helen Farr

Fox Williams LLP

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Updated: Jan 2017

Peter Wright

Fox Williams LLP

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Updated: Jan 2017
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Wael El-Miqdadi

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Updated: Jan 2017
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Sherif Atef

HSBC

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Updated: Jan 2017

Guy Oppenheim

Oppenheim & Co

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Updated: Jan 2017

Adil Jilla

MEIIAC FZLLC

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Updated: Jan 2017

Hisham Kayal

HSBC

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Updated: Jan 2017

Hisham Kayal

HSBC

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Updated: Jan 2017

Hisham Kayal

HSBC

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Updated: Jan 2017
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Antoine Zananiri

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Updated: Jan 2017

Andre Abadjian

Star Diamond Private Jeweller

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Updated: Jan 2017
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Emma Jordan

Consulting

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Updated: Jan 2017

Shiraz Lalji

Precis Holdings LTD

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Updated: Jan 2017

Thu December 15 2016 -
Thu December 15 2016 Christmas Party at the Jumeirah

Events , ABA Events The Christmas party was the third of our social events for 2016 – we held a Ramadan Holiday Party in July and our annual Gala dinner was held on 22 October. This year the Christmas party was held at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel in London's Knightsbridge. Guests enjoyed canapes and other delicacies from the Jumeirah's kitchens and were entertained by singer Claire Harper and pianist Bob Holloway. More than 20 local retailers and firms donated gifts to the prize raffle. Photographs from the event can be seen on the Gallery Tab of this website. We are grateful to the following retailers and firms who donated prizes for the raffle.   Maroush: Complementary Vouchers www.maroush.com   Jumeirah: Champagne tea and a complementary stay at the hotel 1 Cadogan Pla...

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...

Mon February 27 2017 - Tue February 28 2017
Frontier Exchange Middle East and North Africa Roadshow

Events , Partner Events Frontier Exchange will be holding its second Middle East and North Africa Roadshow in London on 27-28 February. Speakers at the event will include the Chief Executives of the stock exchanges in Egypt, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Iraq, Tunisia and Jordan as well as senior executives from regional and international investment funds. The first morning will include presentations on the investment climate in Middle East countries, while the afternoon will take the form of company presentations (including a session devoted to banks and financial institutions). The second morning will address areas such as ...

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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 - i...

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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...