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Dubai Islamic shareholders approve the acquisition of "Noor Bank"

19 Dec 2019

Dubai Islamic Bank shareholders have approved the acquisition of Noor Bank, subject to the approval of the appropriate regulatory authorities and through the entry of strategic partners.

Will UAE's mega plan to shape the next five decades boost business confidence?

17 Dec 2019

The UAE government’s latest initiative to build a comprehensive plan for the next 50 years is expected boost business confidence in the country, analysts confirm.

Saudi Aramco likely to hit $2trln valuation target

11 Dec 2019

There's pent-up demand for investors who are eager to get their hands on Aramco's shares, say experts.

How healthy is your VAT position?

26 Nov 2019

Thomson Reuters - The benefits of a well-timed VAT Health-check Recent VAT Health-checks in the GCC have· unearthed a multitude· of compliance· gaps. If a tax authority· opens an investigation· into your VAT affairs – is your business· confident that your numbers, invoices, tax codes, and systems will stand· up to scrutiny?

Financial experts welcome insolvency law for individuals

18 Nov 2019

Gulf News - Guy Wall, Restructuring & Insolvency Advisory Partner talking to Gulf News about the insolvency law for individuals. The UAE Cabinet on Sunday approved a federal law· to regulate· cases of insolvency of natural· persons or individuals. In 2016, the UAE government had adopted a similar insolvency law for companies which was widely welcomed by businesses and financial institutions.

ADGM welcomes Grant Thornton to its list of Professional Firms

11 Nov 2019

Zawya - Grant Thornton expands its presence by opening their new office in ADGM. The global professional services firm is one of the fastest growing firms in the region in recent years and now has 4 offices in the UAE.

Markets to stay bearish ahead of Aramco IPO

06 Nov 2019

Khaleej Times - The regional bourses will stay bearish in the coming weeks, ahead of Aramco's IPO as retail investors will sell their holdings to raise cash to subscribe the Saudi giant's share offering, say analysts.

Budget: Education gets front bench

30 Oct 2019

Khaleej Times - The UAE Cabinet on Tuesday approved a Dh61.35 billion federal budget for 2020 and established an Education Support Fund to encourage partnerships with the private sector.

MEED Annual Awards audited by Grant Thornton UAE

29 Oct 2019

MEED - For 62 years the Middle East Economic Digest, MEED, has been supporting and enabling the future success of the region and development of its people by providing news, data, insight and analysis delivered to our GCC wide communities in print, online and in person. Now in its third edition, the MEED Awards continue to support the relentless effort of the pioneers and leaders of the GCC who are challenging traditional business norms and steering the future of the region into unimaginable domains.

Case Study: Grant Thornton UAE achieve efficiency with ONESOURCE

28 Oct 2019

Thomson Reuters - How Grant Thornton UAE improved accuracy, removed manual work and saved significant time with their VAT management and compliance for their clients.