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Abu Dhabi fund names Weston Head of Alternatives

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, said on Wednesday that it had appointed Benjamin Weston, a banking industry veteran of more than three decades, as its head of alternative investments.

December 7, 2011 12:55
 
Abu Dhabi farmers get AED100K to save water

Abu Dhabi farmers get AED100K to save water

Abu Dhabi asks farmers to save water in return for annual stipend. Precious de Leon wonders if there’s a long term solution beyond plugging the problem with money.

May 10, 2011 12:24
 
Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?

Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?

With many Arabs today asserting national pride, do marketing communications need to change their tone? Tarek El Jundi reports.

May 3, 2011 3:59
 
Banning annoying marketing tactics (but not really)

Banning annoying marketing tactics (but not really)

Advertising unlicensed financial services is going to be banned at DIFC. But will it have the same loophole as the telemarketing ban, asks Precious de Leon.

April 18, 2011 3:47
 
Paper houses

Paper houses

Some jobs must be more hyped up then they should be. ‘Recommending’ businesses to do better just doesn’t sound that exciting to Kipp.

March 31, 2011 2:23