Asian Legal Business has released the first in its series of quarterly M&A Reviews; reports which provide companies with the insight and analysis to support their strategic investment decisions.
An Iraqi court has lifted a freeze on future revenue of Zain Iraq although previously frozen revenues remain blocked, after a $4.5 billion lawsuit against the Iraqi firm was dismissed...
Israel's government plans to expand tax breaks to investors funding early stage start-ups as part of its strategy of promoting economic growth through innovation.
Despite their recent upgrade to the more mainstream emerging market league, UAE and Qatar are considered risky enough by many investors that they still treat them like frontier markets.
Italy's Ferrero, the maker of Nutella chocolate spread, said on Wednesday it had bought Turkish company Oltan, one of the world leaders in the production and marketing of hazelnuts.
|ALB launches quarterly M&A reportAsian Legal Business has released the first in its series of quarterly M&A Reviews; reports which provide companies with the insight and analysis to support their strategic investment decisions, and help law firms identify new business opportunities and develop their... Full Article|
|Cukurova set to recover disputed $1.6 bln Turkcell stake Turkey's Cukurova is close to recovering a controlling stake in telecom firm Turkcell after a British court said it had agreed financing terms and its rival in the dispute said it expected payment next week. Full Article|
|Oman fund working 'to rescue Bulgaria's Corpbank'An Omani sovereign wealth fund and other shareholders in Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank are seeking to stabilise the troubled lender and hope a feasible plan will be put together within three months, a fund source told Reuters on Sunday. Full Article|
|Saudi state investment fund to set up new companiesSaudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) aims to establish companies in areas including housing, petrochemicals and technology as it expands its investments locally and overseas, Finance Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf said. Full Article|
|UAE 'may issue federal govt bonds by 2018, studies ongoing'The United Arab Emirates is expected to issue its first ever federal government bonds before 2018 to help the country's banks meet global liquidity rules, but feasibility studies are yet to be completed, a senior finance ministry official said. Full Article|
|UAE regulators signal more active stance on ArabtecRegulators in the United Arab Emirates have suspended trade in shares of Dubai construction firm Arabtec, in a sign they intend to become more active in pushing companies to disclose information. Full Article|
|Underground plansSaudi Arabia has awarded $22.5 billion contracts to build the Riyadh metro system. Full Article|
|Drawing a lineIndia set to halt Iran oil imports over insurance Full Article|
|MP Interview: Husam Hourani, Al Tamimi & CoAl Tamimi & Co Managing Partner Husam Hourani talks to Ranajit Dam about the highlights of his career, the challenges of running a regional firm, and how Al Tamimi & Co can hold on to... Full Article|
|Booming Gulf sukuk market brushes off Dana Gas debacleWhen United Arab Emirates-based natural gas producing company, Dana Gas, missed repaying a $920 million Islamic in November, it became the first UAE company to fail to redeem a bond on time. But the region's... Full Article|
|AEC Report: Potential, reality and the role for business 27 May 14 Vriens & Partners' crucial report - The ASEAN Economic Community - is now available. This detailed report can be purchased for just US$1,000 from the link at the top of this page. Click below for Table of Contents.|
|Islamic Finance Education: What Does It Entail? 03 Apr 14 When we talk about finance, we are really talking about the way the finance is managed at the individual, corporate or public levels. However, when we add the adjective Islamic to finance, it gives a completely different picture. Islamic finance...|
|ALB Employer of Choice 2013 17 Sep 13 Thousands of law firm employees across Asia, ranging from managing partners to support staff, were surveyed for two months and asked to rate their employers on the basis of job satisfaction, remuneration, work-life balance, career prospects, mentorship, job security and...|