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September 26, 2017

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the successful sale of the German warehouse used as a spare parts storage and the distribution center by Volkswagen AG, Germany (“VW Property”).

The VW Property was acquired in December 2014 with an objective of producing an average annual yield of 8.25% to investors, and an IRR of around 10% over a three-year holding period. The Property was leased entirely to Rudolph Automotive Logistik"...

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September 26, 2017

In exciting news for both financial institutions and their customers, Lebanon-based mobile development leader Eurisko Mobility recently announced the addition of Artificial Intelligence Bots to its Digital Experience Platform (DXP), a cutting-edge solution tailored for banks and financial institutions. Eurisko's fully customizable bots powers all DXP modules from Daily Banking and Personal Finance Management to Customer Relationship Management and Onboarding/Enrollment. DXP seamlessly integrates with any existing middleware via its microservice architecture, has a highly customizable User Interface and supports a wide range of digital touchpoints, including iOS &"...

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September 26, 2017

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed an agreement with Incheon National University, which is based in Incheon, South Korea.

The memorandum of understanding aims to promote educational and scientific cooperation, which would be facilitated through the exchange of students and faculty, as well as collaboration in research. The newly-signed agreement also provides a basis for cultural exchange between the United Arab Emirates and South Korea, as well as the possibility for even closer academic ties between the two institutions, through dual degree programs.

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September 25, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- Virtual Forge, leading provider of security solutions for SAP systems, is expanding its international presence with a branch office in Dubai and an office in Singapore. In the United Arab Emirates, Virtual Forge is working closely with local CAFM specialists IMSWARE (http://www.imsware.com). In the Asia-Pacific region, a Virtual Forge hub is being established in Singapore.

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September 24, 2017

Saudi National Day celebrations continue apace through the holiday weekend, with a series of spectacular entertainment events across the Kingdom highlighting the country’s achievements.

According to the General Entertainment Authority - the body responsible for expanding the entertainment sector under Vision 2030 - a total of 27 events were planned this weekend in 17 cities to mark the 87th National Day, observed on September 23.

The events include concerts, plays, displays, comedy, laser, air balloon, cultural and sports shows, as well as folk dances, and are"...

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September 21, 2017

MONEY TRADE COIN, the new age cryptocurrency, dazzled its investors’ expectations by listing on NovaExchange. Immediate trading began post the launch by Money Trade Coin’s founder and CEO, Mr. Amit Lakhanpal and H.E. Sheikh Saqer Al Nahyan. The listing event held on September 17 at Burj Al Arab was witnessed by a list of 40 VIP businessmen including H.E. Sheikh Jumaa Al Maktoum, Mr. Faisal Almaazmi, his principal advisor and director of Greenland Capital Properties, Mr. Charles Said Kiwan founder of MVP Tech and Mr. Khaled Abdulla, Head of Communications MENA at Barclays PLC.

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September 18, 2017

A specialist division has been set up within Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts to hear technology and construction-related disputes.

DIFC Courts announced on Sunday that the region’s technology and construction companies can now opt to have their most complex commercial disputes resolved by the new Technology and Construction Division (TCD).

The TCD has specialist judges and a set of industry-specific rules to fast-track dispute resolution, which DIFC Courts claims provides greater certainty to businesses in court. The division will only hear"...

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September 15, 2017

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

Shares Initial Plans to Reduce Harm and Deaths from Smoking Worldwide

(AETOS Wire)-- With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organization (WHO), was the primary architect of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The Foundation will"...

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September 8, 2017

( AETOS Wire )-- SES Networks’ longtime customer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Gilat Telecom, has expanded the satellite capacity under contract with SES Networks in the country, now topping more than 3.0 Gbps.

Gilat has been providing Kinshasa, the capital and largest city in DRC, with expansive internet connectivity services for many years, and has seen unprecedented network reliability and resiliency from the SES Networks service. The company has now also launched service over SES’s O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite fleet to a second DRC location, bringing fiber-equivalent"...

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August 30, 2017

The picture in my mind of the archetypal corporate lawyer is of the formidable and besuited Harvey Specter of the faintly ridiculous American TV show Suits, all perfectly whitened gnashing teeth and razor sharp put downs. Basically, the last person in the world I would want to spend any quality time with. 'Get the job done please and never darken my doorstep again' would be my message to the Harvey Specters of this world.

Yet the stereotype of old is as out of date as is the idea of there being any kind of identikit culture in the corporate world today. The great disrupters – from Facebook to Uber to Tesla – have dismissed"...

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