Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Finance and Banking
Shanda Consult Ltd
As digital transformation is propagating all around the world, only organizations that are leveraging digital technologies to reinvent their business models will survive. Digital transformation is different in every industry.
Shanda Consult Ltd
According to the Lebanon's Central Bank or Banque du Liban (BDL)'s balance sheet, total assets of the bank reached $118.3 billion at the end of 2017, rising by $15.9 billion which is 16% increase compared with the previous year.
Eptalex SAL
What are the key differences in the legislation in this jurisdiction and other key international jurisdictions?
Shanda Consult Ltd
Despite the global and regional economic challenges Lebanon has maintained its financial stability over the past quarter century. The financial sector, especially the banking sector has grown rapidly over the past years.
TRLP Law
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced a bank verification number scheme into the banking system. The scheme aims to revolutionise the country's banking and payment systems.
AELEX
A Stamp Duties Amendment Bill has been introduced to the House of Representatives. The Bill seeks to expand the scope of the extant Stamp Duties Act CAP. S8 L.F.N. 2004 by making receipts...
Perchstone & Graeys
Growing economies, rely a great deal on debt financing. This type of financing, allows businesses or governments, to receive capital for an ascertainable length of time, following which it must be paid back.
AELEX
The CBN recently issued a directive, dated 31st January 2018, barring Deposit Money Banks and Discount Houses that do not meet the minimum Capital Adequacy Ratio set by the CBN...
Deloitte Nigeria
Major highlights of the Circular are presented below.
Dentons
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are vehicles that permit investment in income-generating real estate through the purchase of publicly traded securities.
Dentons
The past few weeks have seen frenetic activity in key legislative developments being released in Oman.
ENSafrica
The proposed amendments remove this barrier and pave the way for entities such as the Postbank to register and operate as a fully-fledged bank.
Clyde & Co
Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo is appointed as the CEO of the Prudential Authority. Notably, the appointment of a Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners for the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ...
ENSafrica
The South African tax provisions applicable to REITs were introduced by way of the insertion of section 25BB of the Income Tax Act, 1962, as well as consequential insertions in various sections of the Act during 2013.
Dentons
The European Markets and Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR) is a body of European Union law which came into force on 16 August 2012.
Clyde & Co
Draft regulations in terms of the Financial Sector Regulation Act, 9 of 2017 published for comment in South Africa.
STA Law Firm
Securitization is a powerful financial tool that renders possible the profitability of illiquid assets. We all agree that securitization contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis...
STA Law Firm
The math is lucid and co-related. A higher number of expatriates flooding into the region leads to a linear rise in the demand for property (for leasehold and freehold).
Al Tamimi & Company
This article focuses on investment limited partnerships and its commercial advantages from a banking and finance perspective.
Al Tamimi & Company
There has been an increasing interest of foreign investors in the use of special purpose vehicles (SPV') in the structuring of securitisation transactions in the UAE.
Al Tamimi & Company
When the Securities and Commodities Authority ("SCA") introduced Decision No. 1 of 2014 concerning Investment Management (the "Investment Management Regulations")...
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Guernsey's stability and security means it is well-placed to help fund managers overcome Brexit uncertainty over the next couple of years, an expert panel agreed at the annual Guernsey Funds Forum in London.
GuernseyFinance
A broad range of funds experts are lined up to speak at the 2018 Guernsey Funds Forum in London next month.
STA Law Firm
There is no distinction between the types of hedge funds available in UAE however, the law makes a difference between funds domiciled in the different jurisdiction ...
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The Central Bank of Mauritius introduced in 2017 a licence for the issue of commercial papers. The aim of the BOM in doing so is two-fold: the licence should enable companies to diversify their source of funding.
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In the first of a series of blogs from this year's Guernsey Funds Forum, James Falla reports on the Brexit views of Financial Times City Editor Jonathan Ford (pictured), our keynote speaker on the day.
Al Tamimi & Company
It has been a busy year for our growing team of lawyers advising and helping our clients operating in the world of real estate, hotels and leisure.
STA Law Firm
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Guernsey Finance Chief Executive Dominic Wheatley told the Guernsey Funds Forum event in London that a new report on a model for financial services regulation post-Brexit is good news for the island.
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