Board composition and selection rank high as key priorities in the corporate governance choices faced by businesses.
This was highlighted during the GCC Board Directors Institute (BDI) workshop held in Bahrain in partnership with
Kuwait's market watchdog has extended by 18 months a year-end deadline for listed companies to comply with new corporate governance rules after realising that some firms would have struggled to be ready on time.
The Capital Ma
Deloitte, a leading professional services firm, recently launched the Deloitte Middle East Center for Corporate Governance in Dubai to address the growing regulations surrounding corporate governance.
The center will support organ
Good corporate governance is vital to the long-term wellbeing of a company as it means strong management, a happy workforce, confident shareholders and robust financial health, said a senior oil industry official.
Majid Jafar, the
Sixty-seven per cent of chief executive officers (CEOs) in the Middle East do not believe that CEO succession planning is effectively addressed by the board, a report said.
More than 90 per cent of global directors agree that the
Bahrain’s leading chief financial officers (CFOs) recently gathered at an event to discuss corporate governance challenges currently facing the CFO, encourage networking and exchange experiences.
Learning from peers is key t
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) said it had been selected amongst seven regional companies to be included in a landmark report on corporate good practices in accountability and transparency in the Gulf, and was also praised for its position on ethics,
Diversity in boardrooms through a greater presence of women is essential for improving the quality of corporate governance in the region, said global industry experts at the ongoing third 'Arab Women Leadership Forum' in Dubai.
The first member roadshow of the GCC Board Directors Institute (BDI) will be held on May 30 in Bahrain under the theme 'Celebrating Five Years of Corporate Governance Excellence in the GCC'.
The roadshow will feature a keynote addres
The GCC Board Directors Institute (BDI), the regional, not-for-profit, corporate governance institution, has announced the opening of its office in Bahrain.
BDI was launched in 2007 with the support from Saudi Aramco, Investcorp, Sabi