Banking & Finance

LGB BANK wins Trade Finance Excellence Award

LGB BANK, Lebanon’s leading Bank, has won the Excellence Award in Trade Finance from the World Union of Arab Bankers (WUAB). LGB BANK received the Award during the 4th annual ceremony for Arab banking excellence and achievement which was held

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LGB BANK wins Trade Finance Excellence Award

LGB BANK, Lebanon’s leading Bank, has won the Excellence Award in Trade Finance from the World Union of Arab Bankers (WUAB). LGB BANK received the Award during the 4th annual ceremony for Arab banking excellence and achievement which was held

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VAT Returns: Businesses encouraged to file returns and make payments on time

Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark (ADJC) provides clarity on process and the importance of filing returns As businesses across the UAE gear up to file Value Added Tax (VAT) returns on June 28th 2018, Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark (ADJC)

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VAT Returns: Businesses encouraged to file returns and make payments on time

Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark (ADJC) provides clarity on process and the importance of filing returns As businesses across the UAE gear up to file Value Added Tax (VAT) returns on June 28th 2018, Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark (ADJC)

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LGB BANK offers its clients discounts at major hotels all around the world

LGB BANK, in cooperation with Visa and Agoda, announced a new and unique offer that gives Visa cardholders the opportunity to spend amazing holidays and benefit from up to 12% off booking discounts applicable to more than one million hotels

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LGB BANK offers its clients discounts at major hotels all around the world

LGB BANK, in cooperation with Visa and Agoda, announced a new and unique offer that gives Visa cardholders the opportunity to spend amazing holidays and benefit from up to 12% off booking discounts applicable to more than one million hotels

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Tally Solutions introduces an Infographic to guide freelancers to comply with VAT regulations

Tally Solutions, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider has introduced an Infographic to guide freelancers in the UAE comply with Value-Added Tax (VAT) regulations seamlessly. Set out in four steps, the Infographic features information on ‘Who is liable

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Tally Solutions introduces an Infographic to guide freelancers to comply with VAT regulations

Tally Solutions, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider has introduced an Infographic to guide freelancers in the UAE comply with Value-Added Tax (VAT) regulations seamlessly. Set out in four steps, the Infographic features information on ‘Who is liable

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Competition Regulation Committee holds first 2018 meeting discussing punitive measures to address credit card infringement practices

Al Shehhi: There is a need to discuss steps aimed at adjusting the fees of credit card companies based on international rates and to address monopolies in this area  UAE Competition Law enforces penalties of up to AED 5 million

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Competition Regulation Committee holds first 2018 meeting discussing punitive measures to address credit card infringement practices

Al Shehhi: There is a need to discuss steps aimed at adjusting the fees of credit card companies based on international rates and to address monopolies in this area  UAE Competition Law enforces penalties of up to AED 5 million

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AM Bank (Al Mawarid) on maintaining and enhancing its achievements

Al Mawarid Bank brought 2017 to its close with three valuable prizes, a year crowned with success and growth. The Bank’s efforts came to fruition after having received appreciation from financial institutions in Lebanon, the Arab countries and at a

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AM Bank (Al Mawarid) on maintaining and enhancing its achievements

Al Mawarid Bank brought 2017 to its close with three valuable prizes, a year crowned with success and growth. The Bank’s efforts came to fruition after having received appreciation from financial institutions in Lebanon, the Arab countries and at a

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LGB BANK gives Visa cardholders the opportunity to win their way to the 2018 FIFA World Cup

LGB BANK, in cooperation with Visa, announced a new offer for its cardholders to enter the draw to win a trip to Russia to watch the 2018 World Cup next summer. With every $150 purchase using a Visa Card, at

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LGB BANK gives Visa cardholders the opportunity to win their way to the 2018 FIFA World Cup

LGB BANK, in cooperation with Visa, announced a new offer for its cardholders to enter the draw to win a trip to Russia to watch the 2018 World Cup next summer. With every $150 purchase using a Visa Card, at

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Tally announces a latest software update – Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.4 to help businesses file VAT returns with ease

The update comes with new features to ensure accurate VAT returns In the run-up to filing tax returns, businesses in the UAE can now upgrade to the latest version of Tally.ERP 9. The recently launched version, Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.4

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Tally announces a latest software update – Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.4 to help businesses file VAT returns with ease

The update comes with new features to ensure accurate VAT returns In the run-up to filing tax returns, businesses in the UAE can now upgrade to the latest version of Tally.ERP 9. The recently launched version, Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.4

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Apprehensions edge away as VAT becomes the new normal norm

Opinion Piece by Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider which has recently introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) software Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.3 to help businesses comply with VAT

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Apprehensions edge away as VAT becomes the new normal norm

Opinion Piece by Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider which has recently introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) software Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.3 to help businesses comply with VAT

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39 days of VAT in GCC:

“Businesses and customers embrace VAT effectively” says Tally Solutions “Those who have not registered, must do so to avoid penalties and fines” says President of ICAI – Dubai Chapter The new year was heralded as the onset of the VAT

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39 days of VAT in GCC:

“Businesses and customers embrace VAT effectively” says Tally Solutions “Those who have not registered, must do so to avoid penalties and fines” says President of ICAI – Dubai Chapter The new year was heralded as the onset of the VAT

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LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, announces special offer with Careem

LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, has announced a special offer with Careem, the app-based car booking service. The offer enables MasterCard cardholders to enjoy free city rides and benefit from monthly discounts. As such, the Bank’s customers will

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LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, announces special offer with Careem

LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, has announced a special offer with Careem, the app-based car booking service. The offer enables MasterCard cardholders to enjoy free city rides and benefit from monthly discounts. As such, the Bank’s customers will

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LGB BANK signs the first syndicated funding agreement in Lebanon in collaboration with international Development Finance Institutions

LGB BANK signed a USD 67.5 million funding agreement in collaboration with FMO, OFID and OeEB to support Small and Medium Enterprises, during a ceremony held in the Austrian Capital of Vienna. In addition to the USD 32.5 million provided

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LGB BANK signs the first syndicated funding agreement in Lebanon in collaboration with international Development Finance Institutions

LGB BANK signed a USD 67.5 million funding agreement in collaboration with FMO, OFID and OeEB to support Small and Medium Enterprises, during a ceremony held in the Austrian Capital of Vienna. In addition to the USD 32.5 million provided

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Visa and Grand Cinemas partner to reward cinemagoers with exclusive deals on card spends

Visa Platinum, Signature and Infinite cardholders to receive fifty percent off movie tickets five days a week Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments, today announced its partnership with Lebanon’s leading cinema chain, Grand Cinemas, to offer cardholders rewarding

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Visa and Grand Cinemas partner to reward cinemagoers with exclusive deals on card spends

Visa Platinum, Signature and Infinite cardholders to receive fifty percent off movie tickets five days a week Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments, today announced its partnership with Lebanon’s leading cinema chain, Grand Cinemas, to offer cardholders rewarding

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Visa names Andrew Torre Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Region

Torre will also sit on Visa’s global Operating Committee in San Francisco Currently serves as Visa President Sub-Saharan Africa and sits on U.S. President’s Council for Africa Visa Inc. (NYSE:  V) has announced the appointment of Andrew Torre as Regional

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Visa names Andrew Torre Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Region

Torre will also sit on Visa’s global Operating Committee in San Francisco Currently serves as Visa President Sub-Saharan Africa and sits on U.S. President’s Council for Africa Visa Inc. (NYSE:  V) has announced the appointment of Andrew Torre as Regional

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RIPE NCC hosts roundtable discussion on secure and resilient Internet banking in Lebanon

Event designed to ensure local banks’ full network autonomy and Internet access resiliency Training on cyber threats and cybercrimes also held in the country The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC), in cooperation with Data Consult, recently gathered the key stakeholders

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RIPE NCC hosts roundtable discussion on secure and resilient Internet banking in Lebanon

Event designed to ensure local banks’ full network autonomy and Internet access resiliency Training on cyber threats and cybercrimes also held in the country The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC), in cooperation with Data Consult, recently gathered the key stakeholders

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LGB BANK in collaboration with MasterCard launches a new promotion

LGB BANK in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide and AccorHotels, launched its new promotional offer where premium customers will be able to benefit from a free night in the most prestigious hotels in the world upon booking for three nights through

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LGB BANK in collaboration with MasterCard launches a new promotion

LGB BANK in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide and AccorHotels, launched its new promotional offer where premium customers will be able to benefit from a free night in the most prestigious hotels in the world upon booking for three nights through

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Abdul Razzak Achour, Chairman & General Manager of Fenicia Bank receives Golden Medal of Merit for wise leadership across the region

The Chairman & General Manager of Fenicia Bank Abdul Razzak Achour received the Golden Merit Award at a ceremony honoring the winners of the “Arab Eagle Award for Public Management Strategies 2017” organized by the Tatweej Academy for Excellence Awards in the Arab

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Abdul Razzak Achour, Chairman & General Manager of Fenicia Bank receives Golden Medal of Merit for wise leadership across the region

The Chairman & General Manager of Fenicia Bank Abdul Razzak Achour received the Golden Merit Award at a ceremony honoring the winners of the “Arab Eagle Award for Public Management Strategies 2017” organized by the Tatweej Academy for Excellence Awards in the Arab

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LGB BANK PARTICIPATES IN DUBAI SHOPPING FESTIVAL

Itani “It’s an opportunity for customers to benefit from a global event” LGB BANK, in collaboration with Visa, is taking part in the 26th Dubai Shopping Festival from 26 December to 28 January 2018. The Bank will offer its customers

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LGB BANK PARTICIPATES IN DUBAI SHOPPING FESTIVAL

Itani “It’s an opportunity for customers to benefit from a global event” LGB BANK, in collaboration with Visa, is taking part in the 26th Dubai Shopping Festival from 26 December to 28 January 2018. The Bank will offer its customers

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Myths and misconceptions surrounding VAT

Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark sheds light on marketing gimmicks With the onset of the New Year, a five per cent levy on most goods and services was introduced in the UAE in the form of Value-Added Tax (VAT). While

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Myths and misconceptions surrounding VAT

Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark sheds light on marketing gimmicks With the onset of the New Year, a five per cent levy on most goods and services was introduced in the UAE in the form of Value-Added Tax (VAT). While

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Commentary by Mr Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East about VAT:

“VAT is a significant milestone in the history of the GCC and is all set to be a major boost for the economy. We understand that the change will be challenging to begin with, more specifically for businesses. At Tally,

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Commentary by Mr Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East about VAT:

“VAT is a significant milestone in the history of the GCC and is all set to be a major boost for the economy. We understand that the change will be challenging to begin with, more specifically for businesses. At Tally,

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See, Hear and Feel the Evolution of Visa Through Sensory Branding

The all-new sound of Visa will debut in Visa’s global advertising campaign celebrating the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Visa (NYSE: V) today announced a suite of sensory branding that will support the Visa brand in an expanded universe of

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See, Hear and Feel the Evolution of Visa Through Sensory Branding

The all-new sound of Visa will debut in Visa’s global advertising campaign celebrating the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Visa (NYSE: V) today announced a suite of sensory branding that will support the Visa brand in an expanded universe of

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Trip of a lifetime to Russia from LGB BANK Itani: “Rewarding the Bank customers”

LGB BANK, in cooperation with Visa International, launched the World Cup campaign to reward its customers by offering an all expenses paid trip to attend the 2018 World Cup in Russia using Visa cards issued by LGB BANK at Majid

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Trip of a lifetime to Russia from LGB BANK Itani: “Rewarding the Bank customers”

LGB BANK, in cooperation with Visa International, launched the World Cup campaign to reward its customers by offering an all expenses paid trip to attend the 2018 World Cup in Russia using Visa cards issued by LGB BANK at Majid

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Visa outlines strategies and tools to protect Lebanon’s growing digital economy at 3rd Anti-Cybercrime Forum

Visa (NYSE:V), a world leader in digital payments, participated in the third annual Anti-Cybercrime Forum in Beirut where it discussed security trends and challenges in Lebanon’s payments ecosystem. Joining the ‘Evolving threats, Vulnerabilities, and Counter-Measures’ panel, Zhan Jovanovski, Director of

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Visa outlines strategies and tools to protect Lebanon’s growing digital economy at 3rd Anti-Cybercrime Forum

Visa (NYSE:V), a world leader in digital payments, participated in the third annual Anti-Cybercrime Forum in Beirut where it discussed security trends and challenges in Lebanon’s payments ecosystem. Joining the ‘Evolving threats, Vulnerabilities, and Counter-Measures’ panel, Zhan Jovanovski, Director of

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Tally Solutions geared up to help GCC businesses transition to the VAT era

More than 1.2 million businesses globally use Tally for accounting and tax filing needs In an endeavour to help businesses in the UAE comply with VAT regulations, Tally Solutions, a leading international compliance software provider will offer improved insights, data

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Tally Solutions geared up to help GCC businesses transition to the VAT era

More than 1.2 million businesses globally use Tally for accounting and tax filing needs In an endeavour to help businesses in the UAE comply with VAT regulations, Tally Solutions, a leading international compliance software provider will offer improved insights, data

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Union of Arab Banks grants Mrs. Nahla Khaddage Bou Diab ‘Excellence in the Role of Women in Banking Leadership Award’

The Union of Arab Banks awarded Mrs. Nahla Khaddage Bou Diab the ‘Excellence in the Role of Women in Banking Leadership Award’ in recognition of her high-caliber leadership in bank management. Mrs. Nahla Khaddage Bou Diab, Chief Operating Officer, Al-Mawarid

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Union of Arab Banks grants Mrs. Nahla Khaddage Bou Diab ‘Excellence in the Role of Women in Banking Leadership Award’

The Union of Arab Banks awarded Mrs. Nahla Khaddage Bou Diab the ‘Excellence in the Role of Women in Banking Leadership Award’ in recognition of her high-caliber leadership in bank management. Mrs. Nahla Khaddage Bou Diab, Chief Operating Officer, Al-Mawarid

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Tax experts urge small businesses to voluntarily register for VAT

Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark outline several business benefits for voluntary registration of VAT As the date for the implementation of value-added-tax (VAT) draws closer, tax specialists suggest that businesses can register voluntarily if the total value of their taxable

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Tax experts urge small businesses to voluntarily register for VAT

Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark outline several business benefits for voluntary registration of VAT As the date for the implementation of value-added-tax (VAT) draws closer, tax specialists suggest that businesses can register voluntarily if the total value of their taxable

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Union of Arab Banks grants Al-Mawarid Bank “Innovation & Excellence” Award

Al-Mawarid Bank has just earned its third award for 2017, the “Innovation & Excellence” award from the Union of Arab Banks, in recognition of the Bank’s commitment to the principles of corporate governance and best global practices in banking ethics.

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Union of Arab Banks grants Al-Mawarid Bank “Innovation & Excellence” Award

Al-Mawarid Bank has just earned its third award for 2017, the “Innovation & Excellence” award from the Union of Arab Banks, in recognition of the Bank’s commitment to the principles of corporate governance and best global practices in banking ethics.

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LGB BANK signs an agreement with the Lebanese Army for the installation of an ATM at the entrance of the Central Military Club – Al Manara

LGB BANK signed a cooperation agreement with the Lebanese Army to install an ATM at the entrance of the Central Military Club in Al Manara, Beirut, in order to facilitate cash withdrawals using all cards, whether issued by LGB BANK

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LGB BANK signs an agreement with the Lebanese Army for the installation of an ATM at the entrance of the Central Military Club – Al Manara

LGB BANK signed a cooperation agreement with the Lebanese Army to install an ATM at the entrance of the Central Military Club in Al Manara, Beirut, in order to facilitate cash withdrawals using all cards, whether issued by LGB BANK

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UAE startup takes home US$50K top prize from Visa’s Everywhere Initiative finals

UAE-based Qpal wins ‘Acceptance Challenge’ and overall prize Egypt’s Swvl tops ‘Airport Transit Challenge’ UAE-based Bebuzzd wins ‘Loyalty Challenge’  Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, has selected a tech startup based in the United Arab Emirates as the

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UAE startup takes home US$50K top prize from Visa’s Everywhere Initiative finals

UAE-based Qpal wins ‘Acceptance Challenge’ and overall prize Egypt’s Swvl tops ‘Airport Transit Challenge’ UAE-based Bebuzzd wins ‘Loyalty Challenge’  Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, has selected a tech startup based in the United Arab Emirates as the

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Two Lebanese startups make Visa Everywhere Initiative finals

Nymcard and CloudHop among 13 finalists from 190 entries Will compete in Dubai for chance to secure funding of up to US$50,000 Winners will be announced on October 11 Two companies from Lebanon’s dynamic technology startup community have made it

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Two Lebanese startups make Visa Everywhere Initiative finals

Nymcard and CloudHop among 13 finalists from 190 entries Will compete in Dubai for chance to secure funding of up to US$50,000 Winners will be announced on October 11 Two companies from Lebanon’s dynamic technology startup community have made it

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