Partners from Mishcon de Reya and Grant Thornton briefed ABA members on Criminal Finances Act, several of whose provisions came into effect on 30 September.
Three senior staff from the law firm Fox Williams briefed ABA Corporate members on possible Brexit scanarios, with particular reference to how immigation and employment regulations might change.
We held our annual seminar on real estate on 19 July. There was a lot of discussion about Brexit and new taxes,and on alternative asset classes and Shari'ah property finance.
This year's Eid holiday party was our biggest ever, with more than 120 members and guests joining us for dinner at Maroush Gardens in London's Mayfair.
Four officials from the UK Financial Conduct Authority met with representatives of Arab Banks in London to brief them on recent regulatory developments.