Tuesday 19 January 2021

Citco opens Abu Dhabi office at ADGM

Citco, a global group of companies providing asset servicing solutions to the global alternative investment industry, has opened an office in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international finance centre in the UAE. The move comes after Citco increased its assets under administ


Bahrain in top 50 for online business setup

When it comes to the best places for setting up an online business, the Kingdom of Bahrain does pretty well considering the global completion. It ranks 38 out of 99 countries, according to Best Accounting Software, a global firm that reviews and rates financial software to help organisations


Milrem Robotics rolls out its new Type-X RCV

The medium class Type-X Robotic Combat Vehicle by the European leading robotics and autonomous systems developer Milrem Robotics has passed its initial mobility tests.   The Type-X will become an intelligent wingman to main battle tanks and infantry fighting veh


Squire Patton Boggs adds new corporate partner

Squire Patton Boggs has appointed Matthew Powell as a Partner in its UAE Corporate practice, having joined from Shearman & Sterling in the UAE.   Welcoming Powell, Campbell Steedman, the Dubai office Managing Partner, said:  “It’s great to h


Biodegradable and recyclable toy concept wins award

Insect Kids, a biodegradable and recyclable toy concept created by brother and sister duo Ahmad and Rasha Jarrar, has won the 2020 Audi Innovation Award.   This year’s theme for the innovation series was ‘circular’, the thoughtful and restorati


World Gold Council bullish about 2021

The World Gold Council believes that gold investment will remain well supported in 2021 while gold consumption should benefit from the nascent economic recovery, especially in emerging markets.    Investors will, looking ahead, likely see the low interest r


SCCI looks to boost trade and investment with Malaysia

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) is keen to provide all means of support and facilities that encourage the Malaysian business community to invest in Sharjah.    Malaysian business can benefit from Sharjah’s strategic location as a


Eldest son of Sultan to succeed in Oman under new law

The recently promulgated Basic Law of the State of Oman stipulates that the power passes from the Sultan to his first-born son and then to his eldest son.    The Basic Law of the State (also referred to as the Basic Statute of the State), promulgated by Roy


Oman to have crown prince in constitutional shake-up

His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik of Oman has issued Royal Decrees envisaging major changes to the constitution, including the appointment of a crown prince for the first time.   The new rules will respond to the needs of the Sultanate over the coming years a


Burger King evolves visual brand identity

Burger King has announced the brand is making a leap forward by introducing a completely new visual design that will be present throughout all touchpoints of the guest experience.   Inspired by real and delicious food, the more modern look marks the first comple

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