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Governance and Directors Information





Governance and Director Information

GCC Company Laws and Codes of Corporate Governance

Please note that all documents, and any translations, are listed here in good faith, but please always check for the latest update on the relevant regulator’s website.



Commercial Companies Law 2018

Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Corporate Governance Charter 2018

Corporate Governance Code 2018

Central Bank

Bahrain e government portal 


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Company Law 2018

Ministry of Commerce and Investment Corporate Governance Regulations for Non-listed Companies 2018

CMA Corporate Governance Regulations 2018

SAMA Principles of Corporate Governance for Banks 2014

SAMA Insurance Corporate Governance Regulations 2015



Commercial Companies Law 2016

CMA Code of Corporate Governance

Central Bank of Kuwait



CMA Code of Corporate Governance for Public Listed Companies 



Commercial Companies Law 2015 

QFMA Corporate Governance Code

Qatar Financial Centre Regulations

CMA Corporate Governance Regulations


United Arab Emirates

Federal Commercial Companies Law 2015

Business Regulations

Chairman of Authority’s Board of Directors’ Decision no. (3/Chairman) of 2020 concerning Approval of Joint Stock Companies Governance Guide

Central Bank

United Arab Emirates Banking & Finance Law 2020 guide




Global Network of Directors Institutes (GNDI)

Investing in the GCC - Allen & Overy Report

ICG Global Corporate Governance Principles

UK Corporate Governance Code

OECD Corporate Governance Factbook

Corporate Governance for South Africa

Guide on Related Party Transactions in the MENA Region

OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises

IFC Family Business Governance Handbook

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