Join us as we chat with our distinguished guest, Muneer Khan, Regional Head - Middle East at Simmons & Simmons, who sheds light on why Dubai and Abu Dhabi are such thriving hubs for fund managers and an attractive destination for global talent.
In our first episode in a series of podcasts, looking at the investment and Alternative Funds landscape in the Middle East, we ask ''What are the attractions making the UAE such a magnet for global funds and talent?''. Join us as we chat with our distinguished guest, Muneer Khan, Regional Head - Middle East at Simmons & Simmons, who sheds light on why Dubai and Abu Dhabi are such thriving hubs for fund managers and an attractive destination for global talent. Muneer also shares his predictions on what he believes the future holds for Funds and talent in the region. This 10-minute conversation promises valuable insights into the attractions of the Middle East for fund managers, investors, and any financial institution looking to set up their presence locally in the UAE.
Denis Stolyarov is the Director of Business Development at SS&C Technologies in the UAE. Based in the region, Denis leads SS&C GlobeOp Funds Services Sales in the Middle East Region. Previously, at Freedom Finance, a NASDAQ-traded brokerage, Denis played a crucial role in acquiring high-net-worth individual and institutional clients. Prior to this, Denis contributed significantly to the growth of AIP Asset Management – a Toronto-based Hedge Fund, where he built and managed key relationships with institutions, funds, and financial advisors.View episodes
Muneer is the Simmons and Simmons Middle East Regional Head. He also heads up the firm’s award-winning Middle East financial markets and financial services regulatory practices, in addition to our international Islamic finance practice. He specialises in financial services regulatory matters and advises both regional and international financial institutions and asset management groups on a wide range of regulatory, investigatory, and transactional matters. In particular, he guides clients on how to navigate complex cross-border regulatory issues relating to the provision of financial services, including structuring and licensing issues, across the Middle East. Muneer has significant experience and recognised expertise in structuring a wide range of complex and innovative funds, financial products, platforms, and services, including in the areas of FinTech and digital assets. He has also advised a number of governments and national regulators on major regulatory reform initiatives.View episodes
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