News 16 Nov 17
DeVere’s Middle East head steps down, Nigel Green takes over
David Hughes, deVere Acuma’s regional director, has departed after two years in the role and more than a decade with the group.
News 13 Nov 17
Guernsey fiduciary strikes UAE strategic partnership
Louvre Group has formed a strategic alliance with M/HQ Dubai to enhance its specialist fiduciary services offering from the United Arab Emirates.
News 8 Nov 17
Huge commission gap between Middle East advisers and elsewhere
Nearly two thirds of financial advisers in the Middle East are still heavily reliant on upfront commissions in a much more pronounced way than other regions in the world, according to a poll in International Adviser’s regional digital editions.
News 8 Nov 17
UAE advisers grow business despite ‘grim backdrop’
Half of the UAE’s financial advisers have grown their businesses over the last year despite having to operate in a tougher environment, according to the eighth and latest edition of consultancy Insight Discovery’s Middle East Investment Panorama report.
Profile 6 Nov 17
Why this Dubai firm is already disclosing commission
Financial planning firm Abacus Financial Consultants has started disclosing commission on certain products, ahead of rules that the UAE regulators are expected to introduce to require advisers to do so.
News 2 Nov 17
UAE falls short of top 20 ease of business rankings
The United Arab Emirates has fallen one place short of making it into the World Bank’s 2018 top 20 ease of Doing Business rankings, while the US has leap-frogged the UK into sixth position.