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Dubai International Financial Centre appoints first Commissioner of Intellectual Property

Dubai International Financial Centre appoints first Commissioner of Intellectual Property

New role reflects DIFC’s commitment to transforming the future of finance and protecting the intellectual property rights of its creative and innovative businesses Dubai, UAE, 29 July 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has appointed Dr Tarek Hajjiri as its

Startupbootcamp establishes headquarters at Dubai International Financial Centre

Dubai, UAE, 27 July 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has announced that Startupbootcamp, one of the world’s most active global industry-focused startup accelerators and investors has established its regional headquarters at DIFC.   The establishment of the new regional

Dubai-China FinTech agreement brings new opportunities for Dubai International Financial Centre

The pioneering digital signing will establish a Dubai-Chengdu bridge which will benefit FinTech firms in both jurisdictions and enable DIFC to further support the UAE’s role in facilitating the ‘Belt and Road’ initiative Dubai International Financial Centre and Jiaozi Fintech Dreamworks will collaborate on joint events, knowledge sharing and training programmes Agreement further cements DIFC’s

Region’s first global digital security capital raise from the Dubai International Financial Centre

GRIP, an investment banking and wealth management firm in DIFC has announced a multi-million dollar capital raise for a Japanese company – Lead Real Estate, utilising Digital Securities representing investor shares Dubai, UAE, 22 July 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA)

Dubai International Financial Centre and Dubai FDI to jointly stimulate foreign investment in the Emirate

Agreement to nurture collaboration between entities, attracting more regional and international businesses and investments to Dubai Dubai, UAE, 21 July 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai

DIFC Presidential Directive Ends on 31 July 2020

Dubai, UAE, 8 July 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has announced that DIFC Presidential Directive will end on 31 July 2020. On 26 April 2020, DIFC declared DIFC Presidential Directive No 4. of 2020 which addressed the pressing need

Dubai International Financial Centre welcomes back clients, visitors, retailers and restauranteurs

Strict public health procedures will continue to be implemented following guidelines from UAE and Dubai Government Authorities Dubai, UAE, 13 June 2020 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has welcomed back clients, visitors, retailers and restauranteurs at the Centre. The

Dubai International Financial Centre position as the region’s reinsurance sector hub reconfirmed

Gross Written Premiums for the reinsurance sector in DIFC reached nearly $2 billion in 2019, representing annual growth of 17.4% – further reinforcing DIFC’s position as the region’s leading reinsurance hub Gross Written Premiums (GWP) for Q1 2020 reached $472 million, on par with Q1 2019 figures, reflecting continued industry stability and resilience DIFC is

Dubai International Financial Centre Companies to benefit from Master Employee Health Insurance Policy

DIFC signs MoU with EC3 Brokers Limited to establish a group health scheme for the Centre’s 2,437 registered firms First of its kind initiative for a free zone in Dubai/financial centre in the region The collaboration facilitates the purchase of cost-effective health insurance for registered companies operating from the DIFC DIFC aids in the reduction

Dubai International Financial Centre Receives FinX FinTech Hub of the Year Award

The Centre recognised for role in identifying new avenues for facilitating innovation and excellence within the financial technology sector Dynamic and robust FinTech ecosystem continues to reshape and define best practice transforming the future of finance Dubai, UAE, 08 October 2019: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East,

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