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Dubai International Financial Centre Records a 45% Rise in Islamic Assets, Marking Significant Year-on-Year Growth

Dubai International Financial Centre Records a 45% Rise in Islamic Assets, Marking Significant Year-on-Year Growth

Over 40 financial firms based in the Centre providing Sharia-compliant products and solutions Dubai, UAE, 16 October 2019: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, and the number eight global financial centre, has marked a significant rise in Islamic assets being managed

Dubai International Financial Centre Celebrates Ranking as 8th Best Global Financial Centre by Ringing Nasdaq Dubai Market-Opening Bell

DIFC Governor presides over the iconic bell ringing ceremony, signalling the start of trading at the region’s international financial exchange Ceremony reinforces Dubai’s standing as a top 10 global financial centre Rise in ranking is testament to DIFC’s remarkable success in building a comprehensive, innovative and dynamic ecosystem fostering financial sector growth Dubai, UAE, 14

Dubai Soars to Number Eight Amongst Global Financial Powerhouses

Maktoum bin Mohammed: Dubai’s steady ascent in rankings driven by DIFC’s remarkable success in building an ecosystem that fosters financial industry growth Dubai recognised as a top ten financial centre in Global Financial Centres Index for its role in contributing to the development of the regional economy and identifying new pathways to boost the financial

31 innovative global start-ups to participate in the third edition of DIFC FinTech Hive’s 2019 accelerator programme

Finalists join the 2019 cohort, from across the world including start-ups from Asia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa Third edition includes larger pool of FinTech firms, growing approximately 50% from 2018 Participants to receive training and mentoring from leading financial players and strategic partner institutions Dubai, 8 September 2019: In line with the continuous

Digital adoption and cybersecurity are the top challenges for Middle Eastern businesses, survey finds

Pulse Report on attitudes towards leadership development in the Middle East cite digital adoption and cybersecurity as major issues Dubai, UAE, 14 July 2019: Sixty-six percent of senior executives in the Middle East believe digital adoption and cybersecurity are their greatest business challenges, an international survey of businesspeople working across the Middle East reveals. According

Dubai International Financial Centre Continues to Prioritise Ease of Doing Business with Introduction of New Licencing Categories & Fees

Introduction of Short-Term and Restricted Licences as well as Commercial Permissions and Dual Licencing categories designed for ease of set-up and affordability Dubai, UAE: 10 July 2019 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is continuing to prioritise the ease of

DIFC Strengthens Leadership Team to Drive Vision for Future Growth

Strategic appointments and promotions focus on digital transformation and innovation Aims to develop and support succession of Emirati talent, in line with UAE’s National Agenda Dubai, UAE – 08 July 2019: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority, the entity responsible for the operations and management of the leading financial hub for the Middle East, Africa

Dubai International Financial Centre Introduces Business Friendly and Flexible Regulatory Regime for Prescribed Companies

The new regulations provide an appropriate business framework that is in line with best international practice Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2019 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has made structuring and financing faster, economical, and more flexible. Under a newly

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