Audit and advisory firms from 17 countries of MENA region to participate in RSM Regional Conference in Dubai

May 20, 2014 3:23 pm

RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, will welcome Managing Partners and other attendees of their member firms from 17 countries across the Middle East and Africa to the RSM MENA Regional Conference. The conference will take place in Dubai from 21-22 May 2014 Among the delegation will be several first-time attendees from Western Africa that will take part as guests of RSM International.

The delegation will discuss cross-border growth opportunities for clients, business development areas for RSM, and attend technical workshops on topics such as Islamic finance for banking and insurance, Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure and services offerings in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), risk advisory and cross-border quality control. The conference will be particularly significant this year as attendees will be invited to a special celebration of RSM’s 50th Anniversary.

Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM, said: “Cross-border referrals for MENA grew exponentially last year and we look forward to building on this success as the economies across the region develop, stimulating investment within and into the Middle East & Africa region.”

RSM has a strong presence in the region, evidenced by the list of attendees which includes Managing Partners from: Bahrain, Chad, Egypt, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and UAE. In addition to these partners, RSM will welcome guest firms from Benin, and Mali.

A highlight of the conference will be a focus on Islamic Finance, including a presentation on Sukuk Islamic bonds by keynote speaker Mohammed Qassim Al Ali, CEO of National Bonds PJSC, Dubai.

Dahman Awadh Dahman, Managing Partner of RSM member firm in U.A.E, RSM Dahman, added: “We’re delighted to welcome more representatives than ever to our MENA conference this year, and particularly look forward to greeting our first-time guests to Dubai. The event will have a special feel this year as our members celebrate the 50th anniversary of the network, and we’re proud to be part of an international group with such close connections and heritage.”

For more information, please contact:

Anishkaa Samit Gehani,
Yardstick Public Relations
Tel: +971 50 745 7317

Erum Fatima Ansari
Yardstick Public Relations
Tel: +971 55 986 6964

Yardstick Public Relations
PO Box – 116125, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 351 8584
Fax: +971 4 509 6797