Q&A with IBM’s Bashar Kilani: Need for New Skills Emerging as We Re-Imagine and Transition to the New Normal

Bashar Kilani oversees IBM business in the Gulf countries and the Levant, working with clients and partners across industries. In this Q and A, CFI.co asks Kilani about the effects of coronavirus on business in the region, and more. Tell

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C2FO: Cash Flow During Times of Crisis — or Expansion

C2FO’s stated mission is to deliver a future where every company, anywhere in the world, has the capital it needs to grow. In these turbulent times it is concentrating on helping businesses to survive — but in some cases, managing

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EQDOM, subsidiary of SOCIETE GENERALE GROUP: Inclusivity, Fintech Power and Agility Provides Competitive Edge to Moroccan Consumer Credit Provider

Consumer credit, carefully designed and fairly implemented, has the power to transform lives, promote financial inclusion, boost social mobility, and increase the resilience of households. In Morocco, home to one of Africa’s most buoyant and vibrant economies, the rise of

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Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX): Electronic Exchange Takes an Island to Leading Status for Global Listings

Launched in 1971 as a purely domestic exchange, the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) is now the world’s pre-eminent fully-electronic offshore securities exchange. It made steady progress after its launch; by 1993 it had transitioned to an electronic platform and opened

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Jabra: Good Sounds, Sound Ethics and Fine Design

Communications and sound solutions leader Jabra, proudly part of the GN Group, has been bringing sound to people’s lives for over 150 years. It is in the business of helping you to hear what you want to hear — from

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KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds: Challenges and Transformation for South African Fund as it Navigates the Future for All its Stakeholders

South Africa’s most awarded Retirement Fund, the KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds (NJMPF) proudly announced on the 1st of July 2019 that former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the NJMPF, Mr. Bonginkosi Mkhize is the Fund’s first black Chief Executive

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Royal Brunei: A Royal Experience from the Abode of Peace, Gateway to a Magical Kingdom

The Sultanate of Brunei is located in the green heart of Borneo and is known as The Abode of Peace, a place of tranquility, hospitality and embodies uniquely Bruneian values. Royal Brunei Airlines embodies the same values, in every flight

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Pavilion Global Markets Ltd. – Transition Management and the Pandemic: When to Act in Periods of Higher Market Volatility

While it’s understandable to be squeamish about transitioning assets during periods of high volatility, it can be an ideal environment in which to engage a transition management provider. To provide the necessary transparency to help asset owners become more comfortable,

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Gulf Insurance Group-Kuwait: A History of Firsts and a Booming ‘GIG’ Economy for Leader in Insurance

Gulf Insurance Group-Kuwait (GIG-Kuwait) is the country’s largest insurance company in terms of gross written premiums and retained premiums in the life, health and auto insurance sectors, with a paid-up capital of KD18m ($58.4). The group aims always to be

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Building a Thriving Business Ecosystem at the Intersection of Global Growth Markets

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is a leading International Financial Centre sitting at the intersection of Middle Eastern, African, South-East Asian and Chinese markets — a region brimming with investment opportunities. Established in 2015, ADGM comprises three authorities: the Registration

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