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Dubai International Financial Centre and Mastercard Partner to Enhance Cybersecurity Efforts Globally

Dubai International Financial Centre and Mastercard Partner to Enhance Cybersecurity Efforts Globally

New ‘Cyber Forward’ programme to build secure digital ecosystems through public-private partnerships Initiative reinforces DIFC’s leading reputation in MEASA for cyber security, data protection and world-class regulations Dubai, UAE, 1st February 2021:  Mastercard today launched its Global Cyber Forward programme in partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre and largest

World’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing provided by Dubai International Financial Centre

Programme will be offered through DIFC Academy and powered by Candriam, a recognised pioneer and leader in sustainable investing Candriam Academy will offer eight modules accredited by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department Dubai, UAE, 12th January 2021: As part of Dubai’s commitment to be the region’s most sustainable financial city and to develop human capital

DIFC FinTech Hive continues to lead the innovation agenda in financial services through its latest digital cohort

17 successful start-ups from the fourth cohort of DIFC FinTech Hive accelerator programme have been chosen to showcase this year’s most innovative technologies to potential investors and industry executives on 30 November 2020 Total number of applications for the UAE’s first and largest financial technology programme to date exceed 1,400 with more than 100 start-ups

Dubai International Financial Centre’s Innovation Hub to support Dubai’s Future Economic Growth

DIFC Innovation Hub is a signature initiative for the Dubai Future District announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in January 2020 First and largest environment in the region dedicated to bringing the startup community together that is shaping the  ‘future of finance’ and ‘future economies in the UAE Over 250 growth

FinTech Ripple chooses Dubai International Financial Centre for Regional Headquarters

Ripple’s presence supports DIFC’s vision to shape the future of finance Operating within DIFC’s dynamic and innovative ecosystem, Ripple will work with local and regional financial institutions to revolutionise the payments industry Demonstrates commitment to the Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021 that will accelerate seamless transactions and improve efficiency Dubai, UAE, 7th November 2020: Dubai International

IMF Regional Economic Outlook outlines opportunities for regional economic recovery in 2021

Protecting lives and livelihoods remains the immediate priority due to the global COVID-19 pandemic Unprecedented global policy intervention has helped cushioning the economic impacts of the pandemic, with governments in the region acting swiftly and resolutely Looking ahead, policymakers must remain nimble as countries pivot from the immediate response to support the recovery and should

Dubai International Financial Centre hosts inaugural cohort of Emirati students from the Federal Youth Authority’s Young Economist Programme

His Excellency Essa Kazim, Governor of DIFC discusses the Centre as part of the Young Economist Programme Dubai, UAE, 21st October 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has welcomed the first batch of Emirati students from the Young Economist Programme, an initiative by the Federal Youth

Dubai International Financial Centre becomes region’s first fully accredited member of Global Privacy Assembly

Accreditation reflects DIFC’s commitment to keeping Dubai and DIFC at the forefront of privacy legislation, applying international  best practice Dubai, UAE, 13th October 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has announced that the Centre is now a fully accredited member

Dubai International Financial Centre joins hands with PwC Middle East to offer online solution to address data privacy compliance

Dubai, UAE, 11 October 2020: Withsupport from the Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), PwC Middle East has launched an innovative online solution to help organisations comply with the recently a­­­­nnounced DIFC Data Protection Law . TheDIFC data privacy assessment provides organisations with bespoke reports outlining their current

ASPIRE launches in United Arab Emirates with exclusive partner – Dubai International Financial Centre FinTech Hive

Virtual startup training programme will enable talent to stay within emirate and support economic growth Dubai, UAE, 5th October 2020: Rainmaking, a corporate innovation and venture development firm, and parent company of Startupbootcamp, today announces that it has secured an exclusive partner in United Arab Emirates to rollout ASPIRE – its virtual accelerator focused on enabling