Tag Archives | Iraq Securities Commission (ISC)

Trade Bank of Iraq names New Chairman

By John Lee. The Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has announced that Salem Chalabi [Salem Jawad Abdul Hadi Al-Jalabi] has taken over as the company's Chairman and President with immediate effect. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi appointed the Yale graduate to succeed Faisal Al Haimus, who has been named as head of the Iraq Securities Commission […]

Details of PM's New Appointments to Key Institutions

By Michael Knights, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kadhimi's Rolling Reshuffle (Part 2): Protecting Iraq's Economic Institutions and Borders On September 14, Baghdad announced a range of strategic leadership appointments for institutions tasked […]

TBI Boss to Head Iraq Securities Commission

By John Lee. The Chairman of the state-owned Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has been chosen as the new head of the Iraq Securities Commission (ISC). Faisal Al-Haimus (pictured) will take over from Dr. Alaa Abdulhussein Al-Saeidi as Chairman of the regulator. Grant Felgenhauer, Managing Partner at Euphrates Advisors, an investor on the Iraq Stock […]

Iran & Iraq to Set Up Joint Investment Fund

By John Lee. Iran's Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) and the Iraqi Securities Commission (ISC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint investment fund. According to Iran's SEO, the agreement is "primarily focused on development of Islamic Financial instruments, enhancement of technical infrastructure and establishment of common investment funds through shared partnership […]

Zain Iraq Applies for Share Listing

By John Lee. Zain Iraq has applied for a listing on the Baghdad stock exchange (ISX). As part of their 15-year licences awarded in 2007, Iraq’s three mobile network operators -- Zain, Asiacell and Korek -- were required to float at least a quarter of their shares and join the Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) by […]

HSBC hits Regulatory Issues over Iraq Exit

By John Lee. Banking giant HSBC is reportedly struggling to exit its Iraqi operations, having had two proposals to sell its stake in Dar Es Salaam Investment Bank (DES) rejected by the country's regulator. We reported in June that HSBC was exploring options to dispose of its 70.1 percent holding in the Iraqi bank following […]