The Lebanese govenment published a 52 page Reform Programme to address the immediate financial crisis and longer term economic challenges. We present a summary of the key measures and figures contained in the report, and a copy of the full text.
Condolences on the death of David Sambar
- 7th, June, 2018
David Sambar, who died recently after a long illness, was an investment banker and company director who was instrumental in developing Chase's operations in the Middle East during the 1960s and 1970s.
David was born in Haifa, where his father was serving as the Lebanese Consul General. He studied in Lebanon before taking a Doctorate in finance in France. (He remained a francophile all his life.) After working in the oil industry he joined Chase Manhattan in 1955 and then worked with Chase in various countries before moving to London as an Executive Vice President in 1976.
After leaving Chase, David was a director of several investment funds and banks both in the Middle East and in Europe.
David was a keen tennis player and a regular visitor to the opera. He will be missed by the London Arab banking community.
More in News
ABA Corporate Members comprise banks, law firms, property firms and many other types of institution. Several have been producing guidance for clients on how to navigate issues thrown up by the Covid-19 lockdown. 'Read more' to see a selection.
The Arab Bankers Association wishes our members and their families Eid Mubarak! – Happy Holidays! – on the occassion of Eid el-Fitr.
ABA Corporate Member, TLT is using technology to help clients manage the extraordinary challenges that are being generated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Siân Ashton, one of the firm's partners, gives more details on the solutions offered by legal technology.
Here are some updates form ABA members