5-6 September: The Corporate Restructuring Summit 2018

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE

The volatile market conditions experienced by the construction, energy, insurance and other key sectors in the growing economies of the region have increased the risk of loan delinquency among large corporates and SMEs.

With the introduction of the bankruptcy law in countries like UAE, loan delinquent corporates and SMEs can now access court-mediated financial restructuring to stay solvent and avoid leaving the country from non-payment of debts. Most organizations, however opt for out-of court workouts with creditors for ease of settlement, nevertheless the process more often than not is cumbersome and takes years before an agreement can be reached between all parties.

On the other side, banks in the region face the ramifications of high NPL ratio with the region’s average exceeding 6%. IFRS-9 launched worldwide from 1st January 2018 further marks a challenging period for banks as they work towards setting aside provisions for expected loan loss and operate with lesser capital. Much needs to assessed for the successful implementation of the regulation, and inturn effectively manage the NPL ratio.

At The Corporate Restructuring Summit, Network and engage in discussions with over 200 leading industry veterans, part of an exclusive invite-only list, comprising CEOs, Chief Revenue Officers, Chief Credit Risk Officers, Heads of Restructuring and Special Assets, amongst others. Share expertise and grow professionally whilst enjoying the summit’s dynamic programme focusing on two high stake areas – Financial Reorganization and NPLs.


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26-27 September: Private Investor Middle East

The Montcalm London Marble Arch

Do you work with high net worth individuals from the Middle East or planning to enter this market? Then the international conference “Private Investor: Middle East” is a must-attend event for you! The forum will bring together high-profile private bankers, representatives of family offices, private investors, investment advisors, tax, legal and immigration consultants to discuss where private clients from the Middle East invest and how to help them manage and structure their global wealth.


The conference programme is ready and includes these main topics:


Political and economic trends globally and in the Middle East affecting HNWIs from the region


Managing wealth in an era of disappearing privacy


Deadlines for CRS in the Middle East: lessons to learn from early adopters and major pitfalls


Investments by Middle Eastern wealthy individuals, including investments in diamonds, private equity and real estate


Obtaining residency or a second citizenship in various jurisdictions


Tax planning for HNWIs from the Middle East


Trusts of the future


Succession planning for wealthy Arab families


Divorce and inheritance disputes across borders


Philanthropy and social investments by Middle Eastern HNWIs


Cyber risks: how to protect your money and sensitive information in a digital world?


and many more...


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5-7 March: Middle East Electricity

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

Middle East Electricity is the largest gathering of power and trade professionals in the MENA region. The 2018 edition of the event is welcomed more than 1,500 exhibiting companies and 20,000+ visitors from 130+ countries. Complete a stand enquiry form to receive more information on exhibiting at Middle East Electricity 2019.


Accompanying the exhibition are knowledge programmes encompassing technical seminars and workshops. They provide the very latest updates and insights into cutting edge technology and innovation. These free to attend sessions focus on the Power Generation, Solar/Energy Storage and Management Solutions and Transmission & Distribution sectors.


 The exhibition is free to visit.


This event is organised by Informa: - Visit the site

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5-6 September

The Corporate Restructuring Summit 2018

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE

26-27 September

Private Investor Middle East

The Montcalm London Marble Arch

5-7 March

Middle East Electricity

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

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