The Dutch Embassy in the UK and the Dutch Constituency at EBRD organized the annual Financial Industry Networking Reception. Primarily for the Dutch working in financial and professional services in the City. I was grateful for the invitation. The Embassy had also invited their contacts at HM Treasury, Bank of England, Financial Conduct Authority, the City … More Annual Financial Industry Networking Reception, organized by the Dutch Embassy in the UK and the Dutch Constituency of EBRD
Gately published a good summary of the introduction in the UAE of Corporation Tax. Additionally, I have attached an overview of the routes to residency in the UAE. In summary: Federal Decree Law No. 47 of 2022 on taxation of corporations and businesses (Corporate Tax Law) has recently been issued and provides, inter alia, that … More UAE Routes to Residency and the introduction of Corporate Tax in 2023
Great talk by Lord Jim O’Neill. Lord O’Neill on his philanthropic journey. He is a British Economist, known for coining the term BRICs, and former Chairman of Goldman Sachs and formerly a Conservative government minister. He was appointed Commercial Secretary to the Treasury until 2016 and is currently a Senior Advisor at Chatham House, the … More The Philanthropy Journey of Lord Jim O’Neill, Tuesday 6th of December 2022 at The Great Hall at Two Temple Place, London, hosted by Prism the Gift Fund and The Fore
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Metaverse and Web 3.0 brings together Parliamentarians, industry and civil society to foster understanding of the challenges and opportunities of Metaverse and Web 3.0. UKIIC Accelerator supports the work of the APPG.
Great line up of speakers. There is considerable potential within most organisations to make large energy cost savings while reducing carbon emissions through the implementation of Net Zero strategies and energy efficiency measures. EMEX connects all professionals involved in Energy, Environmental & Sustainability Management, with leading experts, policy makers and suppliers. EMEX is more than just an … More EMEX Net Zero and Energy Management Exhibition, EXCEL London 23-24th of November
Last night I attended a great talk and interactive discussion with Bradley Hope, hosted by Aperio Intelligence and at the same time learned more about the services that Aperio Intelligence can offer to investors. Investigative journalist, Bradley Hope, is co-author of Blood and Oil about MBS’ rise to power, New York Times bestseller Billion Dollar … More Aperio Intelligence talk and reception in London with investigative journalist Bradley Hope: Inside MBS’s head, the man behind the Saudi throne
Yesterday I attended a panel with Anne Boden, Founder and CEO of Starling Bank, an inspirational female founder. She has disrupted the 300+ year old British banking industry, and in just a few short years, Starling Bank is almost half the size of Barclays. Loved her story of the challenges she faced and overcame in … More The Lanesborough, London – Panel with Anne Boden, Founder and CEO of Starling Bank, organized by Shalini Khemka CBE and the team at E2Exchange
Dubai is booming. Last night I attended London Technology Club (LTC)’s private members event for investors, tech expert and pioneers, held at the Capital Club in DIFC, Dubai’s financial district. The series of events is called ‘Future Technology Series’. Past events focused on technology and predictive medicine, the future of technology in wine, in fashion, … More Future Technology Series, Technology & Media – Private Members Event at the Capital Club in DIFC, Dubai
Governments around the world are implementing robust policies and introducing bold initiatives to line up with the 2050 net-zero commitments, the climate tech sector is booming globally and is attracting billions of dollars of investment value every year. London Climate Technology Show 2022 aims to be the most-important Climate Technology exhibition and conference that provides the … More London Climate Technology Show October 2022
It was a great pleasure to attend the Event in London “Strategies for Transitioning to Net Zero,” co-hosted by the Financial Times. The conversations underscored how much progress so many of companies have made to develop and operationalize transition plans to net zero, and how much more work is required to reach that goal. Here … More Financial Times Event ‘Strategies for Transitioning to Net Zero’, 29 June 2022 in London – Key Take-aways.