Welcome to the FirstArab Capital Markets Conference
Thomson Reuters and The Union of Arab Securities Authorities (UASA) are pleased to host the First Arab Capital Markets Conference on November 25 & 26, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria, Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference is held in association with the UAE Securities & Commodities Authority and Arab Monetary Fund and under the Patronage of the UAE Minister of Economy, H.E Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri.
The UASA aims to enhance cooperation and facilitate the sharing of market and regulatory information to achieve the best international standards, including the implementation of the IOSCO principles, for securities regulation. The conference will bring together policy makers, government leaders, regulators, stock exchanges officials, brokers, investors, and senior finance and business leaders.
The conference will present the perfect opportunity for capital markets officials to coordinate and cooperate with a view to achieve fairness, efficiency, transparency and protect MENA capital markets investors.
The two-day conference will feature a series of panel discussions, Q&A sessions and live debates covering topical challenges faced by the capital markets industry.
This unique conference will attract over 400 senior delegates from the Arab and international capital markets industry.
David WrightSecretary GeneralThe International Organization of Securities CommissionsAfter graduating from Worcester College, Oxford in 1974 in politics, economics and philosophy (PPE) David has worked for nearly 34 years in the European Commission from 1977- 2011.....Read More
Ian JohnstonChief Executive OfficerDubai Financial Services AuthorityMr Ian Johnston was appointed Chief Executive of the DFSA in June 2012. Mr Johnston joined the DFSA in November 2006, as a Managing Director heading the Policy and Legal Services Division...Read More
Nitin MehtaManaging DirectorEMEA
CFA InstituteMr. Mehta joined CFA Institute in February 2006 as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa...Read More
Ibrahim TurhanChairman & Chief Executive Officer Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the International Monetary System...Read More
Dr. Obeid ZaabiHolding PhD in Banking & Finance from Durham University, at the UK in 2006, MBA from (AASTM- ALO) in 2000 with distinction and BSc...Read More