Opening Keynote: Managing an Increasingly Turbulent Geopolitical Climate
Date & Time
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 9:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Dr Nasser Saidi
Leading economist, former Chief Economist and Head of External Relations of the DIFC Dr Nasser Saidi will discuss the current global climate and its impact on the GCC over the past year, including recent developments in the USA, Europe and Asia and the outlook for 2019. Topics will include: 
  • Geoecopol landscape and implications for the ME and GCC
  • Economic wars and implications for the GCC: what does General Counsel need to know? 
  • Doing Business and the Investment Climate: Application of international laws, codes and standards into local markets 
  • GCC transition, transformation & reforms, where are we? Where we heading?
Dr. Nasser Saidi, President, Nasser Saidi & Associates