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The Building of an Islamic Digital Bank

David Henry is the Chief Operating Officer of Nomo – the new Islamic digital banking brand of Boubyan Bank. He talked to us about his experience in building a new digital banking platform and what to consider when establishing a new financial...

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MENA Startup Funding Trends

Sourcing funding is a crucial objective for any startup. It was also a consistent discussion topic throughout Seamless Middle East 2021. Several of...

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Challenges and Opportunities of MENA Startup Ecosystems

Seamless Middle East brings together the brightest minds from across e-commerce, retail, payments, fintech, identity and insurtech. Johnny Kollin...

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Proposed UK Reforms for Audit and Corporate Governance

In 2020, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) — the UK audit industry watchdog — found that a third of the sampled audits needed improvement or...

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The Remarkable Rise of ESG: Trends in Environment, Social, and Governance

The Rise of the ESG Concept Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) was first coined as a term used to describe factors, drivers, and issues that...

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How to Identify, Assess, and Analyze Risks in Your Business

Johnny Kollin led an interactive risk workshop at a business breakfast organised by the Swedish Business Council UAE on 26 April 2021. The workshop...

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