Press Archive

25/04/2012

Governance, Control and Risk Management Forum,10th April 2012

Grant Thornton UAE in cooperation with UAE Accountants & Auditors Association organized the Governance, Control and Risk Management Forum 2012, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was held on 10th April 2012. The Forum supported local initiatives to improve corporate governance, control and ri...
17/10/2011

British Trade Mission visited the Republic of Azerbaijan

Grant Thornton sponsors The Middle East Associations delegation to Azerbaijan. Dubai 17th of October 2011 Grant Thornton Azerbaijan, a member firm of Grant Thornton International sponsored a reception on 19th of September 2011 for the British Trade Mission organized by Middle East Associa...
24/06/2011

Global companies positive about future for business in Middle East, despite regional political unrest

Six months on from the start of the Arab Spring*, businesses around the world say they are positive about the future for business in the Middle East, according to research released today by Grant Thornton. The latest research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR) rev...
09/06/2011

Cost management and public opinion driving UAE CSR activity

Cost management and public attitudes are more important factors for UAE companies when implementing ethical business practices than a desire to ‘save the planet,’ according to the 2011 Grant Thornton International Business Report. Just over half (51%) of businesses in the UAE are moti...
01/02/2011

Grant Thornton stresses importance of effective controls to prevent fraud and corruption in UAE

Grant Thornton, one of the world's leading accounting and consulting firms, stressed the importance of effective controls to prevent fraud and corruption in UAE, at the Middle East Fraud and Corruption Summit. The summit, held between January 31 and February 2, looks at how effective gove...
12/10/2010

Grant Thornton Middle East Advisory Services launches operations

Grant Thornton, a leading business and financial advisory firm, announced today the launch of the Grant Thornton Middle East Advisory Services practice. Based in the Dubai International Financial Centre, this joint venture, supported by Grant Thornton member firms in the Middle East and the Unite...
06/06/2010

Privately held businesses look for greater transparency in financial reporting

Years of investor and regulator demands for greater transparency in financial reporting amongst listed companies is now affecting attitudes in the world of privately held businesses. More than half of leaders of privately held businesses (PHBs) globally (52 per cent) believe that greater transpar...
25/05/2010

Privately held businesses look for greater transparency in financial reporting

Years of investor and regulator demands for greater transparency in financial reporting amongst listed companies is now affecting attitudes in the world of privately held businesses. More than half of leaders of privately held businesses (PHBs) globally (52%) believe that greater transparency is...
18/04/2010

Emerging markets lead the way to economic recovery

The future looks bright for emerging economies according to the Grant Thornton International Business Report 2010. Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading independently owned accounting and consulting firms. A balance of +57 per cent of privately held businesses (PHBs) in 14 of the world...
23/03/2010

New international financial reporting standards to facilitate growth of small business in UAE, says Grant Thornton

The introduction of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for small and medium-sized enterprises, a global initiative to unify and streamline financial reporting for small businesses, will facilitate the further growth of the SME sector in the UAE, according to Grant Thornton, one of...
14/03/2010

Grant Thornton offers corporate governance solutions at annual congress

Highlighting its commitment to best practice auditing and management practices, Grant Thornton, one of the world's leading independently owned accounting and consulting firms, supported the Fourth Annual Corporate Governance Congress in Dubai last week. The congress, held between February 28-...
02/02/2010

High cost of healthcare leading to competitive disadvantages in UAE, says Grant Thornton

The rapidly developing healthcare sector in the United Arab Emirates faces challenges to its long-term sustainability due to the relatively high cost of medical provision in the country, according to Grant Thornton, one of the world's leading independently owned accounting and consulting firm...

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