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VAT Readiness Survey 2017
Thomson Reuters and ACCA would like to invite you to participate in our VAT readiness survey. Before the VAT framework structure is formally announced, it is important for organizations to assess the impact VAT will have on their business and its operations, and start considering how they will manage their VAT requirements to be fully compliant.
Financial & Risk
With Saudi Arabia going to the bond market, Azhar Muhammad Saul of Thomson Reuters speaks with Chavan Bhogaita of NBAD about what it means for the region and the future.
The business of compliance has become incredibly dynamic. The third annual survey report on the subject of financial crime in the Middle East and North Africa allows us to track changing norms, standards, and attitudes around compliance and the management of financial crime.
Did you know that according to estimates from Thomson Reuters / Freeman Consulting, Middle Eastern investment banking fees reached US$820.8 million during 2016? Read about the top regional highlights in investment banking fees, mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets, and debt capital markets in this report.
All six countries have now signed the GCC treaty for the implementation of VAT, which means businesses throughout the GCC need to start their VAT impact assessments to be ready for the changes.
Pierre Arman and Dr Nasser Saidi discuss the evolving tax landscape of the region and the potential impact of revenue diversification
VAT is a priority issue for companies in the GCC as tax authorities have communicated that the VAT introduction deadline will be 2018 – giving companies in the GCC less than one year to prepare for VAT implementation.
The relationship between China and the Middle East is well documented with increases in oil flows and a rise in general trade. What are the key milestones over the last three years between China and the Middle East?
A video interview with Dentons' Managing Partner discussing the role of the private sector in government contracts
At the end of last year, the UAE government issued a new bankruptcy law which was regarded as an important step towards its insolvency regime. What is the basic process under which this law will operate?
At the World Economic Forum we saw how disruptive technologies are changing the African economic landscape, with young entrepreneurs hungry to succeed.
We explore why tax arbitrage will continue to be a part of corporate strategy despite the OECD’s multilateral BEPS action plan.
We report on the growth of trade between Africa & Sub Saharan Africa and what the future may hold
Pilgrimage to haj and umrah represents a fundamental part of the Islamic Economy. This report provides an overview of the key ecosystem of needs, spanning six key lifestyle sectors, and narrowing in on three specific segments.
This fifth consecutive annual Sukuk Perceptions and Forecast Study complements statistical and qualitative analysis from a range of perspectives with the opinions of market leaders in different segments from around the world.
The State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2016/17 brings you the latest developments and trends whilst also highlighting specific opportunities for you to engage with this sector.
The MENA Talks podcasts series has been designed to provide corporate professionals with key insights on global and regional markets. Industry experts provide in-depth knowledge that helps corporate leaders steer the course of their businesses in volatile times.
MENA Talks Risk tackles the most pressing regional and global issues in risk and compliance, from anti-money laundering and KYC to UBOs and new regional regulations.