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?

30 speakers who are heads of family offices, well-respected private bankers and top-tier lawyers have confirmed to share their views on the changes in work with wealthy Middle Eastern individuals and best practices in solving complex issues for their clients


Middle Eastern family offices, private bankers and investment consultants will discuss the trends affecting wealthy Arabs and investment strategies:


•             Fadi Al Husseini, Head of Family Investment Office, HE Sheikh Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Sulaiman’s Group (AAS Group)

•             Jesdev Saggar, Head of UK, Sidra Capital (Saudi Arabia)

•             Bruno Martorano, CEO, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank UK (ADIB UK)

•             Fadi Halout, Head of Private Banking, Europe Arab Bank plc (UK)

•             Jeffrey Sacks, Capital Markets Strategist, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Citi Private Bank

•             Carl Jreidini, Executive Director, Coutts & Co

•             Houssam Nasrawin, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Development Company

•             Imad Ghandour, Co-Founder & Managing Director, CedarBridge Partners

•             Olga Aburdene, Managing Director, Capital Trust Limited


Top-tier lawyers from London, New York, Dubai and Jeddah will talk about increasing pressures on private clients globally and strategies helping to mitigate the risks:


•             Sarah Conway, Partner, Head of Real Estate Department, UK, Maurice Turnor Gardner

•             Emma Woollcott, Partner, Head of the Reputation Protection Group, Mishcon de Reya

•             Jasvinder Nakhwal, Partner, Peters & Peters

•             David Russell QC, Barrister at Law, Outer Temple Chambers

•             Philip van Hilten, Partner, AKD, Amsterdam

•             Adnan Abrahim, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers

•             Robert Brodrick, Partner, Payne Hicks Beach

•             Dawn Goodman, Partner, Withersworldwide

•             Paul Stibbard, Executive Vice Chairman, Rothschild Trust


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26-28 November: World Islamic Banking Conference

ART Rotana Hotel, Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain

For 25 years, the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has solidified its reputation as the indisputable compass for the global Islamic finance and banking industry, building a robust platform that comprises of leading bankers, institutional investors, asset managers, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders from across the globe.

This year’s conference will spearhead a host of discussions gravitating around the theme of “Islamic Finance & Sustainable Economic Growth in the Age of Disruption.

Key features for WIBC 2018 include: Governors’ Addresses; High-profile Regulatory Debate among Central Bankers; a conversation with a distinguished Islamic finance veteran on the future course of the Islamic economy, The Regulations Power Table on fostering synergies among regulators, standard setters and global financial regulatory authorities to further Islamic Finance; WIBC Gala Dinner & Performance Awards, Exclusive launch of Financial Intelligence Reports & Panel discussions focusing on sustainable, equitable & inclusive growth, FinTech, new horizons for Islamic finance, cross-jurisdictional issues on Sharia standards & practices and much more.

This event is organised by ME Global Advisors. Visit the site here. 

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.


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26-27 September

Private Investor Middle East

The Montcalm London Marble Arch

26-28 November

World Islamic Banking Conference

ART Rotana Hotel, Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain

5-7 March

Middle East Electricity

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

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