NASDAQ Dubai Academy launches
course in corporate governance

CPI Financial
By Isla MacFarlane
May 23, 2013

The six-hour course will be held at NASDAQ Dubai in the Dubai Financial Centre (DIFC), on May 29 and will be delivered by an expert from Thomson Reuters, said a press release.

Topics will include the roles and responsibilities of Directors and senior managers, the importance of transparency, disclosures by listed companies, and how to build effective corporate governance structures, it said. [EXPAND Read more]

“Case studies and role play will form a key part of the English-language session, which is suitable for Directors, executives, heads of business units, and compliance internal control specialists,” it said.

Hamed Ali, Acting Chief Executive of NASDAQ Dubai, said, “The Academy is committed to supporting high standards of corporate governance across the region, including effective structures for oversight and management of companies as well as sound ethical practices.

“Adherence to corporate governance best practice among listed and other companies is vital for their commercial success and supports the growth of the region’s capital markets.” [/EXPAND]