Technical Training in Dubai

The Moore Technical Training was held in the Indian club Dubai from the 23rd  till 25th of September 2019.
The training included IFRS, ISA topics, Moore Manual updates, and False Assurance topics.

 

Oman, MSMENA Partners meeting.

The MSMENA Partners met on the 18th of August 2018 in Muscat, Oman to discuss technical and developments matters.  
Mr. John Adcock, the Chairman of MSMENA chaired the meeting. Present as well was Mr. Anton Colella, MSIL Global Chief Executive and Mr. Richard Moore, MSIL Chairman
 

Yemen Newsletter - Spring 2018

YEMEN

By Mohamed Alqubati, Managing Partner of Moore Stephens Yemen

BUSINESS AS USUAL

This is a story of 30 people who found hope and achieved success, despite the difficulties and hardships of conflict in Yemen and who have inspired many more people since. The background is a mid-size auditing firm of 30 people who through adversity and loss of hope resolved that they only have one choice to make.

United Arab Emirates Newsletter - Spring 2018

Value Added Tax (VAT) has been introduced in the UAE on 1 January 2018. The VAT Law in UAE is framed in accordance with the GCC VAT Framework and is governed by Federal Decree-Law No. (8) of 2017 read with the related Regulations issued by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA). 

Saudi Arabia Newsletter - Spring 2018

Saudi Arabia now in MSCI EM

MSCI announced the inclusion of Saudi Arabia into the MSCI EM Index, as expected, with a weight of 2.6%. MSCI, in its annual market classification review, on 20 June added Saudi Arabia to the MSCI Emerging Market (EM) Index. Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, gains a substantial lead in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region with a 2.6% weight, when compared to Qatar’s 0.8% and the UAE’s 0.6%.

Pakistan Newsletter - Spring 2018

Code of Corporate Governance for Listed Companies

Since its first implementation in the year 2002, the Code of Corporate Governance, for listed companies of the country, has witnessed various changes over the period. A round has recently been carried out by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for a 360 degree review of corporate governance practices in the country.

Oman Newsletter - Spring 2018

OMAN DEVELOPMENTS AT A GLANCE

- WITH HOLDING TAX
- CO-OPERATION WITH OECD
- BUDGET FOR 2018
- OMANISATION INCENTIVE FROM EMPLOYING STUDENTS
- BRANCH REGISTRATION FACILITATED FOR GCC COMPANIES

 

Iraq Newsletter - Spring 2018

Iraq’s 2018 Federal Budget: Key features and trends

Iraq’s parliament approved the 2018 federal budget on 03 March 2018 after amendments were made by the parliamentary finance committee to the original bill submitted by the government.

Now in Baghdad

We are pleased to inform you that our firm in Erbil has just opened a branch in Baghdad, Rowad street, Mansour district opposite to Mansour Mall.

You're invited to our new cloud accounting solution launch event

We’re delighted to invite you to our event on 23 January, at which we’ll be talking about the latest innovations in accounting technology and officially launching our new cloud accounting solution; Stream powered by RSULT. A complete online finance and accounting solution, you can view and drill down into your financial data through one easy-to-use central hub, providing automation, better integration, increased efficiency and real-time data to manage your business.

PAKISTAN - Code of Corporate Governance for Listed Companies

Since its first implementation in the year 2002, the Code of Corporate Governance, for listed companies of the country, has witnessed various changes over the period. A round has recently been carried out by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for a 360 degree review of corporate governance practices in the country. As a result we have a new Code effective from January 01, 2018, providing for deferred compliance with its certain requirements, including composition of Board of Directors (“the Board”) and their training under the Directors’ Training Program. New Code is also applicable to all other entities where their statutes and underlying licensing requirements require compliance with the Code.

MOORE STEPHENS, UAE SEMINAR ON VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT)

On December 14, 2016, Moore Stephens, Dubai organized a seminar on Value Added Tax (VAT) at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel for some of its clients and associates.  The objective of the seminar was to provide clients with the fundamentals, concepts and deeper understanding of the technical aspects of VAT, the implementation of which is currently underway across the GCC. 

Tax authority of Iraqi Kurdistan discusses proposed tax reform

On 9 November 2016, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Tax Authority organized a focus group session to discuss the current tax system in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and address fundamental tax reform strategies. The session was led by the Director General of the KRG Tax Authority and attended by various taxpayer representatives in the KRI, including EY tax professionals based in Erbil.

REVISED CODE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE – SULTANATE OF OMAN

The revised Code of Corporate Governance (‘Code’) issued by the Capital Market Authority was effective for Publicly Listed Companies with effect from July 2016. The revised code enhances the overall framework of the existing Code and urges the public companies to display greater standards of compliance to ensure investor protection. The Code is built on a 14 principle framework, with each principle detailing terms and requirements for compliance. As with the previous code, the revised code requires the external auditor to certify if the company is in material compliance with the requirements of the Code. 

IFRS UPDATES AND AUDIT METHODOLOGIES - TRAINING FOR THE MOORE STEPHENS QATAR AUDIT STAFF

MS Qatar hosted a two-day training session on IFRSUpdates and Audit Methodologies last November 29 and 30, 2016 at Holiday Villa Doha. The training was conducted by Moore Stephens Dubai learning champions, headed by Mr. Magesh wanath Mani Rao (Partner –Assurance) and Mr. Shezad Farad Lakdawala. The session was attended by MS Qatar technical staff members and head of departments as well.

Cairo, December 2016 / Partners' Conference (MENA)

The regional partners’ conference took place in Egypt- Cairo on the 10th and 11th of December 2016, hosted by the Moore Stephens Egypt office.
Key speakers from around the network were present and Mr. Shrif Samy, the Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority, presented the latest updates governing the EFSA

Dubai, December 2015 / Partners meeting

The Middle East partners at Moore Stephens Middle East held a meeting on the 5th of December 2015.in Dubai to discuss  technical and developments matters.

Mr. John Adcock, the Chairman of Moore Stephens Middle East chaired the meeting.

Bahrain, November 2014 / Partners meeting

The MSME Partners met on the 16th of November 2014 in Bahrain to discuss regional matters.
Mr. Richard Moore, The Chairman of Moore Stephens International chaired the meeting along with Mr. John Adcock, the Chairman of Moore Stephens Middle East.

Bahrain / Moore Stephens International Limited inaugurated in Bahrain

Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro, deputized the Ministry's Under-Secretary for Trade Affairs Eng. Nader Khalil Almoayyed to attend the inauguration ceremony of Moore Stephens International Limited in Bahrain, in the presence of its Chairman Richard Moore, John Adcock and Chairman of Moore Stephens Middle East Limited (MSMEL).

Oman, May 2014 / Partners meeting

The MSME Partners met on the 6th of May 2014 in Muscat, Oman to discuss technical and developments matters. Mr. John Adcock, the Chairman of Moore Stephens Middle East chaired the meeting. Also was present, Mr. Richard Moore, The Chairman of Moore Stephens International.

Dubai, November 2013 / Partners meeting

The MSME Partners met on the 16th of November 2013 in Dubai to discuss technical and developments matters. Mr. John Adcock, the Chairman of Moore Stephens Middle East chaired the meeting. Also was present, Mr. Richard Moore, The Chairman of Moore Stephens International

Beirut, September 2013 / IFRS in shipping

Moore Stephens, widely acknowledged as the world’s leading financial/accounting advisors to the Shipping Industry, used a seminar held on Tuesday 17 September 2013 at the Al Bustan Rotana to highlight and clarify to senior shipping personnel the details and impact of those International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) most relevant to regional shipping companies.

Dubai 2013 / Partners Meeting

The Middle East partners at Moore Stephens Middle East held a meeting on the 13th of January 2013 in Dubai

 where strategic matters related to the Middle East offices were discussed.