Public company and bank audits conducted around the globe by units affiliated with the world's six largest accounting firms are persistently riddled with flaws, a group of international regulators have found.
The finding, rele
The failure of many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to develop international trade opportunities is a major challenge for governments and business owners, said a body of leading financial experts.
The Association of Chartered
HSBC will close the accounts of some customers in the Middle East and North Africa with links to sanction-targeted nations such as Iran and Syria, the bank said, as it looks to cut the heavy compliance costs associated with them.
Risk management is a big challenge for all financial institutions today and they must adopt stricter auditing systems with more constraints on activities and practices to cope in the coming period, said a top banking official.
Mashreq, one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions, has announced the launch of a dedicated contact centre for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
The centre will facilitate service queries such as account maintenance, updating trad
A company has been mandated to audit national carrier Gulf Air’s accounts to find out the reasons for its losses despite Bahrain government's financial support, an official Cabinet source told our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej last night.
A team from Burgan Bank, a leading retail banking group in Kuwait, recently visited Kuwait News Agency (Kuna) in a move to introduce its accounts as well as its services to Kuna’s employees.
The bank’s team showcased a wide range of added
A US court last year secretly froze more than $2 billion allegedly held for Iran in Citigroup accounts, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing legal documents.
The US District Court for the Southern District of New York, acti
Bahrain-based auditing firm and consultancy BDO Jawad Habib has appointed Mahesan Neelalogithan as director of its audit and business advisory services division.
Prior to joining BDO Jawad Habib, Mahesan worked in Big 4 accounting fir