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    • 28 September 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC+04:00)
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    The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is pleased to support the live webinar, The North American Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Markets hosted by CBC Dubai and Northern Emirates in collaboration with Arch Corporation (DIFC) Limited.

    About the webinar:

    Arch is Canadian Asset Manager that offers unique real estate investment opportunities to Global Institutions and private investors, through both private and capital market platforms. Arch is represented in the region by its office in the DIFC, led by Vinod Krishnan, and also offers advisory services for family offices and high net worth investors.

    Michael Missaghie, President of Arch Corporation & Portfolio Manager of the Arch Anson Tactical Real Estate Fund, will be discussing the REIT markets in North America and the opportunities, risks and challenges that we are seeing in the markets today. 

    This is a chance to hear a candid market commentary from one of Canada’s leading specialists in REITs.

    Michael would also speak about the Arch Anson Tactical Real Estate Fund which offers Investors a broad-based allocation to the REIT markets.

    Topics that will be covered:

    • Why is investing in REITs a compelling opportunity during these tough economic conditions
    • Where are the best risk/reward opportunities in the North American REIT space right now?
    • What are the key metrics in real estate we are watching on reopening of economies?

    About the speakers:

    Michael Missaghie, CFA, MBA

    • President of Arch Corporation and Portfolio Manager of the Arch Anson Tactical Real Estate Fund
    • Over 10 years of global real estate securities expertise-Previously Vice President and Senior Portfolio -Manager with Sentry Investments and lead manager of the Sentry Global REIT Fund
    • In 2012, awarded Brendan Wood International TopGun Investments Mind Award, awarded to those with the best grasp of the industries in which they invest.

    Vinod Krishnan, MMS, TEP

    • Managing Director of Arch Corporation (DIFC) Limited 
    • Over two decades of experience in advising family businesses and entrepreneurs on wealth management, manager-selection, family governance and business continuity strategies
    • Managed a global asset portfolio with allocations in over thirty countries

    Registration:

    • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary
      • 29 September 2020
      • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (UTC+04:00)
      • Webinar
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      Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is pleased to support the live webinar: Learn Digital Content Marketing - Start Attracting Leads Online hosted by Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Targeto. 

      Speaker Nicolò Manica, Digital Content Marketing Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management will be discussing the following topics:

      • Definition of the digital world
      • Analysis of what is Digital Content Marketing,
      • What a business needs to create to promote online
      • What an ideal Digital Marketing Team looks like

      Speaker: 

      Nicolò Manica, International Speaker, Digital Start-up Investor and Digital Content Marketing Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management. He started his entrepreneurial path as digital marketer while in university, and actually paid for his master’s degrees with the profits he generated from his marketing campaigns. Nicolò was able to use his knowledge and strategies to create successful companies. Nicolò is founder of Targeto an international recognized Digital Marketing agency which helped politicians and business in develop their marketing strategies online. Moreover, he is founder of uDroppy, a B2B ecommerce marketplace which helps Ecommerce brands in finding reliable products to source. And BusinnessDaCasa.com, a digital training platform which has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs in establishing digital business with the guidance of the trainings offered in the platform. /nicolomanica.com/

      //www.linkedin.com/in/nicoloaugustomanica/


      Registration:

      • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary
        • 05 October 2020
        • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (UTC+04:00)
        • Webinar
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        Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi for a live webinar in collaboration with Export Development Canada (EDC). Speakers will be presenting EDC's value proposition in supporting Canadian companies exporting and investing to the UAE and the GCC region. Topics include:

        • About EDC
        • EDC Solutions
        • Financing (Direct Lending, Structured and Project Finance expertise and group)
        • EDC team covering the Middle East

        Export Development Canada (EDC) is a Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage. As international risk experts, we equip them with the tools they need – the trade knowledge, financial solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence.

          Speaker:

          • Jean-Bernard Ruggieri, Chief Representative, Head of Middle East and Africa
          • Chafic Mourad - Senior Regional Manager, Middle East

          Please click here to learn more about the speakers. 


          Registration:

          • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary


          Participating Business Councils:

          • Canada-Arab Business Council
          • Canada-UAE Business Council
          • Canadian Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates
            • 14 October 2020
            • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (UTC+04:00)
            • Webinar
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            Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi for a live webinar in collaboration with Salloum & Partners on COVID-19 and Force Majeure: A UAE Law Perspective.

            The webinar will discuss whether the COVID-19 pandemic would be considered a force majeure event under UAE law and what the consequences would be for contracts entered into by organisations, as well as some of the measures businesses can take to protect themselves contractually given the circumstances.

            Speaker:


            Ziad Salloum, Partner with Salloum & Partners LLC

            Since joining Salloum & Partners LLC in 2006, Ziad has provided specialist support to UAE and foreign government entities, top multinational and local companies, educational institutions, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and leading business-owning families. He has advised on matters in various fields such as: commercial contracts, employment, secured/unsecured lending, restructuring, strategic and structural planning, M&A, dispute resolution, succession planning, and family office setup.


            Registration:

            • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary
              • 16 November 2020
              • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (UTC+04:00)
              • Webinar
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              Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi for a live webinar in collaboration with Salloum & Partners on Legal & Operational Considerations for Businesses: How businesses can mitigate legal risks as the impact of the pandemic continues to unravel.

              This webinar will explore some of the practical measures that businesses may be able to take to manage or mitigate their legal risks, including with respect to: 

              • potential consequences of impacts on performance of contractual obligations (e.g.: compensation or damages)
              • contractual or legal entitlements to extensions of time or delay or other relief mechanisms 
              • ensuring business continuity 
              • remote working and cybercrime prevention 
              • business interruption and other insurance

              Speaker:


              Ziad Salloum, Partner with Salloum & Partners LLC

              Since joining Salloum & Partners LLC in 2006, Ziad has provided specialist support to UAE and foreign government entities, top multinational and local companies, educational institutions, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and leading business-owning families. He has advised on matters in various fields such as: commercial contracts, employment, secured/unsecured lending, restructuring, strategic and structural planning, M&A, dispute resolution, succession planning, and family office setup.


              Registration:

              • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary

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