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Succession Planning and Governance remain key challenges for Family Business Owners

Published:08 November, 2013

KPMG Middle East and South Asia Family Business Conference in Dubai.

Family Businesses are one of the largest business segments in the Middle East. Operating across diverse industries and with varied scales of operations, these businesses have made a significant contribution to transforming the markets within the region, creating employment and fuelling the growth of the economies within which they operate. While family businesses owners benefit from the personal challenge of building their businesses, family independence and respect within the community, they are also confronted with numerous challenges which generally aggravate over time and with business expansion. Among these challenges is the need for succession planning and managing the transition of the business to the next generation of family control, effective governance, managing family relationships and expectations associated with the business, coping with expansion and the need for attracting in family talent.



KPMG announces Global Islamic Finance Leadership Team

Published:28 October, 2013

KPMG has appointed a Global Islamic Finance Leadership Team (GIFLT) to support the continued growth and development of KPMG’s Global Islamic Finance practice. The team comprises of senior Islamic Finance practitioners from across KPMG’s global network of member firms, and is led by Samer Hijazi of KPMG in the UK. Muhammad Tariq who is the Head of Audit for the UAE practice will lead this initiative in the UAE.

KPMG releases thought leadership on M&A trends in transport infrastructure and looks at opportunities and challenges for the GCC railway


Published:22nd October, 2013

KPMG recently launched a brief report on Merger and Acquisitions trends in transport infrastructure, as well as looking at the opportunities and challenges facing the GCC railway projects.



KPMG’s Annual GCC Energy Conference is a Success

Published:2nd October, 2013

KPMG hosted its 3rd Annual GCC Energy Conference titled “Unconventional – Shaping the Future of GCC Energy?” on the 1st of October at the St Regis Hotel, Nation Towers, Abu Dhabi. The conference was held under the patronage of His Excellency Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan (Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development). The one day event was attended by a large number of senior executives, from the energy industry, both the private and government sectors.

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