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Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) Group selects Dubai International Financial Centre for Middle East expansion

Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) Group selects Dubai International Financial Centre for Middle East expansion

Africa Re’s first office outside Africa opens in DIFC. Africa Re will provide both Conventional and Retakaful Capacity to support Takaful and Conventional companies. Africa Re’s opening further reinforces DIFC’s position as the region’s leading insurance and reinsurance hub. Dubai, UAE, 4th October 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in

DIFC FinTech Hive’s Accelerator programme to advance the role of women in Financial Services

A female-focused career mentorship accelerator programme to empower women in financial services 14 young women starting their careers within financial services selected for the programme Mentees are given access to over 20 workshops provided by DIFC FinTech Hive’s network of partners Dubai, UAE, 26 September 2020: DIFC FinTech Hive, the first and largest financial technology

Dubai International Financial Centre and Dubai Future Foundation collaborate to make the Emirate a Leading City of the Future

New Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed to drive the future of finance in the region Agreement will see the counterparts advance innovation by identifying and supporting blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven start-ups Dubai Future Foundation to promote DIFC’s recently introduced Innovation License Collaboration with the DIFC Academy will also introduce training opportunities to support

New Opportunities at Dubai International Financial Centre Through Expanded Prescribed Company Regime

Expanded Prescribed Companies Regime available to wider range of applicants The expansion aligns with international best practices and local market requirements Dubai, UAE, 9th September 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has expanded the applicant criteria for its successful Prescribed

Dubai International Financial Centre’s Gate Avenue awarded LEED Gold Certification

Gate Avenue becomes one of the first retail and leisure developments in the Middle East region to achieve the LEED® Gold Certification Dubai, UAE, 8th September 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre’s (DIFC) Gate Avenue has been awarded the prestigious LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold accreditation from the US Green Building Council and

Dubai International Financial Centre launches new Innovation License to boost creativity and entrepreneurship

DIFC Innovation License will be a key initiative for  Dubai’s Future District – the largest area in MENA dedicated to developing the new economy Dubai, UAE, 18th August 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has launched a new license for

Dubai International Financial Centre and Etisalat innovate by implementing smart technologies

The collaboration will provide advanced digital infrastructure to businesses registered within DIFC Smart city initiatives will transform the business and visitor experience within DIFC Agreement will reaffirm DIFC’s standing as a dynamic, pioneering and innovative business hub Dubai, UAE, 15th  August 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle

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

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