Find out more about the Middle East and North Africa branch
The Dubai branch offers CPD and networking opportunities for members who live and work in the Middle East and North Africa to meet and share best practice with other members, students and professionals in the region.
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Date: Tuesday 16 - Thursday 18 April 2019
With the growing age of digital disruption, the board secretary plays a key
role in advancing corporate governance and is vital to the efficiency and
effectiveness of the board for the smooth running of the company.
The role of the company secretary has evolved over the years and is now an integral part
of any organisation. Updates on laws, regulations, and legislations have proven
to be a concern for compliance on most boards. The time is now for board
secretaries to step up and lead the strategy of the boardroom with the latest
technology and trends.
This year the event had a full day focusing on technology and innovations for the industry including AI, smart contracts, data privacy and GDPR.
Topics focused on:
Date: Thursday 25 April 2019
The 13th Hawkamah Annual Conference, hosted by Hawkamah The Institute for Corporate Governance, focused on the theme ‘Towards sound corporate governance and sustainable growth: strengthening the role of companies in society’.
This year’s conference explored how good corporate governance practices enable the government, the private sector, and government-owned enterprises to support sustainable economic growth in the face of rapid change and growing economic pressures.
Date: Thursday 14 April 2016
The event, held over a breakfast roundtable, focused on the consequences of failing to make changes to company constitutions in line with the new UAE Companies Law which has a deadline of June and the subsequent effects.
Topics also discussed included, cyber security together with the required framework and case studies.
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