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EFE executives (LR): Europe CEO of EFE Ana Martiningui; President and CEO Andrew Baird; Dima Najim, Director General of UAE; and Senior Vice President – Strategy, Partnerships and Communications, Jasmine Nahhas Di Florio, at the Dubai event Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Education for Employment (EFE), an organization focused on youth employment, reached the milestone of …

The wealth gap in society continues to widen. Big business continues to grow, leaving the little one behind. The middle class that once included the majority of Americans continues to shrink. According to the Pew Research Center, the downsizing of middle-income households has been constant since the 1970s. The cost of living also seems to …

According to a recent KPMG survey, tax directors anticipate some major developments in the new year in international tax, mergers and acquisitions, technology, talent and more. KPMG 3rd Annual Head of Tax Outlook surveyed 126 corporate CTOs from various industries on global tax, M&A, technology, hiring, sustainability, and more. The survey found that 46% of …

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it was working on additional guidelines for its corporate governance code for the telecommunications sector. Specifically, the telecoms regulator said the guidelines to be added would address the lingering problem of interconnection debt between operators and the issue of multiple mandates. Interconnection debt between operators is believed to have …

Image Credit: Provided Health and wellness is no longer just a buzzword, as research has shown that the UAE’s health landscape is affected by what we eat and how we live, leading to problems. alarming health issues: overweight, hypertension, diabetes and obesity. Dole, Al Ain Farms, Shield Me and Emirates Macaroni have launched the Health …

Alexander Maskevich, Chairman of the Board of Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) Image Credit: Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) is a group of companies covering production facilities in 15 countries around the world. And each of the many enterprises has to undergo the modernization process in accordance with current environmental and production requirements. “In total, ERG has …

A request for proposals has been issued by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), which is seeking to hire a consultant to help the agency make changes to organizational culture and climate. The RFP reads: “VTA’s workforce has suffered extreme trauma and setbacks from multiple crises, beginning with the COVID pandemic in early 2020, …

MIAMI — The owner of a Miami-based payday loan company defrauded hundreds of investors out of millions of dollars and paid off others with money he acquired through a Ponzi scheme , according to a newspaper report and federal regulators. About 500 investors, including many from the Venezuelan American community in South Florida, were won …

Image Credit: A group of 200 students planted 200 saplings at the Al Qudra tree plantation site, in collaboration with Emirates Environment Group on December 15, 2021. When 200 young leaders took action to save the planet a tree in at the time it was a sight to behold. Through collaboration with Emirates Environmental Group, …

The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of Rolling Stone’s editors or publishers. Cannabis – as an industry – has come a long way. We are a long way from the hazy days of the late 1960s when the term “corporate cannabis culture” would have been an …

Fig Loans is an expensive option. The best personal loans offer competitive rates, flexible loan amounts, and a wide range of terms. Here’s how Fig Loans compares to other lenders. Fig Loans vs. Personify Financial Personify Financial is more widely available, with loan options in 26 states versus eight states with Fig Loans. It also …

By Albert Chimbohwayi Corporate governance is defined as a system by which entities are managed and controlled.Corporate governance can be on a legal basis, can be based on a code of principles and practices, or can be a combination of both. In Zimbabwe, companies are governed by the Companies and Other Business Entities Act (Chapter …

Corporate Governance Report (Last updated December 23, 2021) Fundamental corporate governance policy We want to be a valuable presence for all stakeholders, including shareholders and investors, business partners, employees, local communities and everyone who uses our products.To achieve this goal, we believe that corporate governance should be implemented as a business not only by ensuring …

Avoid inspirational speeches and culture committees. Meaningful culture change only happens when companies rethink the way they manage, lead and pursue their strategic goals. Culture change is probably on your leadership agenda. You may want (or feel compelled) to create a post-pandemic culture, or become more collaborative, innovative, or aggressive. However, most companies fail at …

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has launched a new corporate governance initiative – “NSE Prime,” a framework that prescribes higher standards of corporate governance for listed companies than required by regulation. All NSE-listed companies can voluntarily adopt NSE Prime. These additional disclosure requirements which have also been prescribed will allow for better quality of public …

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) reported significant errors in the assessment of over 350 corporate tax cases. He also advised the Central Commission for Direct Taxes (CBDT) to set up a foolproof IT system and an internal control system to avoid such recurrences. In a report tabled in Parliament, the Supreme Government …

Winners – Team Blue Leopards of the American University of Sharjah Image Credit: Provided Curtin University Dubai’s 6th Annual DEWA Business Cup Challenge Awards Ceremony took place on December 6, 2021. The ceremony was a celebration of the outstanding achievements and innovative solutions offered by high school and college students. participating academics. The winners were …

NEW DELHI: NSE, the main stock exchange, on Tuesday launched a new corporate governance initiative – NSE Prime – that publicly traded companies can voluntarily adopt. The move will raise the bar for corporate governance standards in India, allow investors to identify companies that have voluntarily subscribed to higher standards of corporate governance, the exchange …

The opening of the Folkart Dubai office was celebrated with an event that took place at the Mandarin Oriental Jumeira hotel in Dubai Image Credit: Provided Folkart’s office in Dubai precedes its offices to be opened in Berlin and Cologne, where the company has worked with partner companies in the German market. The opening of …

Appoints Keith Cenekofsky as Director Appoints Cynthia A. Dotzel Independent Chair of the Board of Directors Adopts majority voting standard in uncontested director elections YORK, Pa., December 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVLY) (“the Company”), parent company of PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company (“PeoplesBank”), now a announced several updates to …

Ahmad Al Moosa, Co-Founder, McLedger and Saeed Al Marri, Deputy Managing Director, Dubai SME Image Credit: Provided McLedger, the region’s first local fintech cloud platform, has been named by Dubai SME as the official online accounting solution for UAE-based start-ups. It will be the single platform that will manage an integrated solution for Dubai SMEs, …

Image Credit: Provided On December 14, 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Huckster MENA was proud to launch one of their most anticipated arms – Huckster Productions. The production house was formed by several big names in the Indian film industry, the most prominent member being Srinath Rajendran, the director of one of this …

By Sue Reisinger (Dec 17, 2021, 4:30 p.m. EST) – US regulators are reviewing “buy now, pay later” plans to see if consumers need more protection. And a licensed general counsel said she needed more protection from her bosses at J. Crew, after complaining about her colleagues’ discriminatory remarks about her disability. These are some …

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a report on creating a positive culture. It aims to promote best practices among businesses by examining how businesses develop, integrate, monitor and assess culture within their organizations. The report follows the 2016 FRC report on corporate culture and the role of boards of directors, whose conclusions informed the …

Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (right) received the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award from The Mission to Seafarers regional director for the Middle East and South Asia Andy Bowerman. Image Credit: Provided The ongoing “Safety at Sea” initiatives of the Tristar Group aimed at protecting the health and well-being of seafarers were recognized by the …

Simon Wheeler to be co-opted as independent director and chair the board of directors of TheraVet Nesya Goris and Christian Schirvel will also join the board as independent director and independent observer respectively GOSSELIES, Wallonie, Belgium, December 16, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Regulatory news: Theravet (ISIN: BE0974387194 – mnemonic: ALVET), a biotechnology company specializing in …

Image Credit: Provided As the holiday season quickly approaches, schools in the UAE will be off for three weeks. It can be an exciting time for many people, but for some parents it can be difficult to cope with changes in routine, to keep their children entertained while maintaining their academic skills. The Doris Duan-Young …

Like most businesses, hedge funds have made a generally smooth transition to the digital environment and hybrid work-from-home/office model since the first wave of the pandemic hit in March 2020. While the model hybrid is becoming the “new normal,” however, some of these companies have begun to take a closer look at some of the …

The National Bank of Georgia, with the active cooperation and participation of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has approved a “Code of Corporate Governance for Issuers of Government Securities”. The main objective of the Code is to promote increased corporate responsibility, active communication with stakeholders, transparency and the protection of investor …

Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (center) with company staff – Khushnuma Hassan and Mohan D. from Business Excellence, Sundararaghavan from HR and Prasad KM from IT Image Credit: Provided Tristar Transport LLC was awarded in the transport and logistics category at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) business award. Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne …

(Hong Kong, Shanghai, December 13, 2021) Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (hereinafter “Ping An” or the “Group”, HKEX: 02318; SSE: 601318) announced that the Group has won the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Award 2021 in the category Principal Board companies – Constituent companies of the Hang Seng index. This is the …

Image Credit: The third season of BeingShe Universe took place on November 29 at Float Dubai, aboard the retired Queen Elizabeth II. The event was enhanced by the presence of Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum who was the guest of honor, prominent guests and various media personalities. Wassim Mandil and Iman Harti presented the …

Image Credit: Provided Artificial intelligence has the potential to change the way we live, its impact on the world is unimaginable. In order to understand and assess this new technological era, Amity University Dubai has launched an artificial intelligence lab. The AI ​​lab is located in the university’s incubation center, a space dedicated to students …

By Doug Connolly, Multinational Corporate Taxation The Australian Taxation Office says its latest annual report corporate tax transparency report, published on December 10, shows that voluntary tax compliance for large companies is improving. In this regard, the ATO points out that, as part of a recently launched compliance program, the percentage of large companies with …

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine recognized CN for its leadership in corporate governance. The Canadian publication ranked CN number one in Canada in its annual review of 220 members of the S & P / TPX Composite Index. The companies were ranked on 38 questions as well …

Human Rights Day: Human rights through the lens of corporate governance – The CSR Journal Human rights serve as a global lens through which to assess the effects that companies have on people in the process of doing business. Human rights are fundamental rights and freedoms based on dignity, justice, equality and respect that protect …

Ramneek Sidhu, CEO of Digital Kings Image Credit: Provided Dubai, the homeland of the rich and the rich, has a well-established digital marketing network. The Rich’s Playground is succeeding by using its digital marketing campaigns to attract tycoons and billionaires to the city, and with a population of 3.43 million, the strategies are clearly working. …

The publication by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) of the Seventh Annual Corporate Tax Transparency Report shows the trend towards better voluntary tax compliance among large companies. Deputy Commissioner Rebecca Saint explained that the report reflects the ATO’s intensive engagement with the top of the city in recent years. “Although the taxes paid by this …

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. MONTREAL, 09 Dec. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) has been recognized for its leadership in corporate governance, ranking # 1 in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Annual Comprehensive Assessment Business of 220 …

Image Credit: Provided Edinburgh Cashmere launches international delivery to the United Arab Emirates as part of its global expansion. Soon in store in Dubai! Edinburgh Cashmere is a luxury fashion brand that produces only 100% pure cashmere and lambswool scarves, stoles, capes and blankets. Exclusive designs from iconic brands, attention to detail and attention to …

PDS Multinational Fashions Limited (“the Company”, “PDS”) is a design-driven sourcing, manufacturing and supply chain platform for leading brands and retailers around the world with a presence in more than 22 countries. PDS is no longer just a fashion company, the company has evolved into a truly global, innovation-driven plug and play platform. PDS is …

The Association of Rural Banks (ARB) has renewed its call on the government to reconsider a reduction in the corporate tax rate for rural and community banks. The corporate tax rate for RCBs has increased from 8% to 25% since 2016, which means that a quarter of their profits go to the state; a situation …

Presentail offers a multitude of additional services such as same day delivery and personalization of flower bouquets and gift cards. Image Credit: Provided Presentail is an online gift and flower ordering and delivery platform designed for the Lebanese diaspora. Through Presentail, Lebanese expats can send gifts to loved ones in Lebanon by browsing our website, …

From left to right – Satish Menon, CEO of RETL, Ramanathan Narayana, CFO of Dubai Insurance and Gaurav Baid, associate partner, AJMS Group Image Credit: Provided Dubai Insurance (DIN) and RETL, part of the AJMS Global group, announced the integration of DIGI-Comply, a proprietary sanction control and risk assessment tool, with their core insurance software. …

Bank of Ghana committed to helping rural banks grow The Association of Rural Banks (ARB) has renewed its call on the government to reconsider the reduction in the corporate tax rate for rural and community banks. The corporate tax rate for RCBs has fallen from 8% to 25% since 2016, meaning that a quarter of …

Some states have exorbitant legal caps. In New Mexico, for example, a borrower can legally be charged up to 175% APR, and there is no cap if the loan amount is over $5,000. Oregon has a 36% limit for bank loans, but financing arranged by car dealerships is exempt from the state’s usury law. Limits …

The Association of Rural Banks (ARB) has renewed its appeals and appeals to the government to reconsider a reduction in the corporate tax rate for rural and community banks. The corporate tax rate for RCBs has increased from 8% to 25% since 2016, which means that a quarter of their profits go to the state; …

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) said that the emergence of financial technologies (fintech) has brought new challenges at the border of corporate governance and risk management. NDIC said challenges, including those emanating from digitization, are disrupting the payments and banking ecosystem. He said the task of ensuring the security and stability of the country’s …

VANCOUVER, BC, December 2, 2021 / CNW / – Northstar Clean Technologies Inc. (TSXV: ROOF) (“Northstar” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has recently adopted various corporate governance policies, standards and charters. The charters of the committees listed below have been adopted and ratified by the Board of Directors of the …

Dubai: Women must break down all barriers and influence the business world for a better future by working together. This was echoed by speakers at the AHK Business Women Forum, which was held at Expo 2020 Dubai. “These are exceptional times for women in the UAE as we celebrate our 50th anniversary,” said Hafsa Al …

The Association of Rural Banks (ARB) has called on the government to lower the corporate tax rate of rural and community banks (RCB). Mr. Kwame Owusu Sekyere, Acting National President of the Association, who launched the appeal, said it would help build the capacity of rural and community banks to fulfill their development responsibilities in …

Ahmad Al Bedwawi, Manager – Quality Government Service Center, Maryam Albalooshi, DRH, Quality Government Service Center, Rashed Almaqoodi, President, Superjet Group, Major General Obaid Muhair bin Suroor, Deputy Director General of the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners at Dubai and Masiuddin Mohammed, Managing Director, Superjet Group Image Credit: Provided Quality Government Service Center, a …