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THE FORCE AND IMPORTANCE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE

THE FORCE AND IMPORTANCE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE

NIRANJAN GIDWANI

CONSULTANT DIRECTOR | MEMBER UAE SUPERBRANDS COUNCIL |FORMER CEO EROS GROUP DUBAI

Corporate governance needs to be built very strongly into the genes of any company, institution, or individual.

Build it into DNA, and that is something which will increase value without spending serious marketing dollars. How often has one heard of companies, governments, political parties spending huge amounts of money in marketing and branding themselves, while having extremely loose and opaque governance practices which are very visible on a document, but not necessarily in practice.

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Strong sovereign performance provides liquidity and stability to governments through the pandemic: Invesco study

  • More than half of sovereign investors in the Middle East saw drawdowns in 2020, with many stepping in to support local economies or plug fiscal deficits
  • Investors reducedallocations to fixed income, instead favouring private markets and equities
  • 50% of sovereigns in the Middle East increased their focus on ESG as a result of the pandemic
  • Sovereigns return to emerging APAC, highlight China as an attractive source of alpha
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Mashreq names new Senior Executive Vice Presidentand Group Head of Retail Banking Group

Executive Appointment: Mashreq names new Senior Executive Vice Presidentand Group Head of Retail Banking Group

Dubai, UAE, July 12th, 2021: Mashreq Bank, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has appointed Fernando MorilloLopez as its new Senior Executive Vice President and Group Head of Retail Banking.

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SHAKESPEARE COMMUNICATIONS CELEBRATES ANOTHER CLIENT WIN  

SHAKESPEARE COMMUNICATIONS CELEBRATES ANOTHER CLIENT WIN  

[July 12, 2021] Expanding PR agency, Shakespeare Communications, is adding another client to its ever-growing roster. Zproyecto is a well-established and renowned online boutiquewhich recently also opened a physical store in Dubai’s Al Ghurair Mall. 

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BFL Group enters the Kuwait market with first Brands ForLess branch

BFL Group enters the Kuwait market with first Brands ForLess branch

July 11, 2021– BFL (Brands For Less) Group, one of the world’s leading off-price retailers of fashion and homeware, hits another milestone in its expansion goals in 2021 with the successful opening of the first Brands For Less store in Kuwait.

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