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NASDAQ Dubai Academy to Provide Courses in Kuwait on Investor Relations and Financial Public Relations in Association with FinanceTalking

PUBLISHED ON 06-Dec-2009
NASDAQ Dubai Academy to Provide Courses in Kuwait on Investor Relations and Financial Public Relations in Association with FinanceTalking

NASDAQ Dubai Academy today announced its first Kuwait programme for investor relations and financial public relations, in association with specialist training company FinanceTalking. The aim of the programme is to promote best practices by listed companies in the region.

The courses have been organised in Kuwait in collaboration with the Union of Investment Companies.

The programme comprises three one-day introductory courses from December 13 to 15, followed by a one-day intermediate course on December 16, aimed at in-house and external investor relations and financial public relations practitioners. Details are at http://www.nasdaqdubai.com/academy/index.html

Sara Kamal, Senior Manager, Business Development at NASDAQ Dubai, the region��_s international exchange, said: "These courses will provide valuable information about how companies can make timely and accurate announcements to the public, as well as understand regulatory obligations and identify their shareholders. 

"High quality investor relations practices help to build public trust in the capital markets and enable companies to achieve fair value for their shares. Important steps have been taken in the region to improve investor relations standards, but there is room for further progress."

David Yates, a FinanceTalking associate tutor, will deliver the programme. David has over thirty years experience in the City as a corporate lawyer, investment banker and financial PR specialist

Ms. Louise Breen, a Director of FinanceTalking, said: "We are delighted to be launching this Kuwait programme, in partnership with NASDAQ Dubai, after the success of our initial Dubai programmes earlier in 2009.  We are looking forward to helping develop best IR practices in the region".

NASDAQ Dubai Academy provides financial training courses for businesses and individuals in a range of topics including equity derivatives, trading, Islamic finance and risk management.

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