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IBBC holds Successful Autumn Conference in Dubai

Iraq Britain Business Council holds successful Autumn Conference in Dubai Following on from the first Iraq Britain Business Council conference in Dubai in 2016, the IBBC was delighted to host its Autumn Conference in the UAE once again. The event was strongly supported by the UAE authorities. Alongside Baroness Nicholson, the UK Prime Minister’s Trade […]

Hutchison Ports Partnering with Iraq Terminal Operator

Hutchison Ports and the Pritzker Family Business Interests (“PFBI”), advised by The Pritzker Organization, L.L.C. (“TPO”), announced today that the leading Hong Kong-based port operator has agreed to partner with NAWAH Port Management, L.L.C. (“NPM”) to manage existing and future operations at the historic Port of Basra in southern Iraq. Hutchison Ports will assume oversight […]

Back to the Future: The Restoration of Iraq, and British Expertise

By Ashley Goodall. Back to the future.  The restoration of Iraq and British expertise. Iraq has been in the news for a generation and our perceptions have been coloured by conflict and the near destruction of the Middle East’s most wealthy and civilised country. In the 1970’s Iraq was not only a secular and relatively […]

IBBC Celebrates Successful Inaugural Conference in Dubai

More than 180 expert speakers and delegates from the UK, Iraq, UAE and abroad gathered in Dubai at The Address Dubai Marina on Sunday 18 December for the Iraq Britain Business Council’s (IBBC) Autumn Conference. Usually held in London, the well-attended conference marked the first time the IBBC has held an event in the UAE, […]

IMMDF Finances Expansion of Corn-Drying Project

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) reports that the Iraq Middle Market Development Foundation (IMMDF) recently disbursed a US$1.7-million loan to a private sector poultry company in Erbil, Kurdistan, to expand its corn-drying operations. The loan will be repaid in monthly installments by December 2019. The company will use the funds to purchase 20,000 tonnes […]

Eversheds Advises Citi on Iraq Venture

Global law firm Eversheds has advised Citibank [Citigroup] on the registration of its representative office in Baghdad, Iraq, making it the first US bank to establish a presence in the country. According to Citi’s press release, the representative office in the Iraqi capital will support Citi’s clients in the country, and the New York-based bank […]

Seminar: Doing Business in Iraq

The Middle East Association, in partnership with Eversheds LLP, is holding a seminar in London entitled “Doing Business In Iraq: Establishing A Presence And Staying Within The Law”. This seminar will take place on Tuesday 26th June, from 16:30 until 18:30. Iraq’s recent history has been dominated by conflicts and economic sanctions. But the country […]