• Abu Dhabi Global Market Enhances its International Commitment with the Implementation of Common Reporting Standard Regulations

    18 July 2017

    18 July 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is pleased to implement the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Regulations in support of the United Arab Emirates’ international obligation in implementing the standards of joint disclosures and the exchange of information for tax purposes set out by the G20...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Establishes Employment Affairs Office to Support a Conducive & Robust Business Ecosystem

    05 July 2017

    5 July 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE :  Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has established a dedicated Employment Affairs office (EAO) to support employees and employers of ADGM registered entities in its financial free zone on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. The ADGM EAO is designed to promote stronger stakeholder liaison,...

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  • Qianhai Authority and Abu Dhabi Global Market Partner to Promote Investment and FinTech Cooperation

    03 July 2017

    3 July 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  The Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (Qianhai Authority) and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) entered into a new partnership to further develop and promote closer investment and financial innovation opportunities and collaborations...

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  • TECHPRENEUR AFRICA SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET TO ACCELERATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF FINTECH ECOSYSTEM

    19 June 2017

    TechPreneur Africa, a social impact firm focused on harnessing innovation and entrepreneurship to achieve real economic impact across Africa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, to foster and support the growth and activities of FinTech in the Middle...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Implements Approved Changes & Enhancements to Funds Structure & Offerings

    19 June 2017

    In response to Consultation Paper No. 1 of 2017, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) received supportive feedback from the public and industry participants during the consultation period to the proposed enhancements of the ADGM’s legislative framework, including the regulations and rules in relation to funds.  The Board of Directors of...

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  • ADGM Proposes New Foundations Regime to Address Regional and Global Needs

    31 May 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has issued a public consultation paper inviting public feedback on its proposal to establish a legislative and regulatory framework for foundations within ADGM. ADGM Foundations Regulations follow international best practice, including international regulatory obligations, and cater to the unique requirements of families and asset owners...

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  • ADGM PARTNERS IBPG ON INDIA-UAE START UP INVESTOR DAY

    24 May 2017

    The Indian Business & Professional Group (IBPG) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, under the patronage and support of the Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi, have successfully collaborated and completed the “India-UAE StartUp Investor Day” series with the finale event in Abu Dhabi on...

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  • ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET ADMITS FIRST 5 REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REGLAB APPLICANTS

    16 May 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is pleased to approve its first batch of FinTech Regulatory Laboratory (Reglab) participants comprising 5 local and international FinTech startups with various innovation offerings.The ADGM Reglab is the first of such FinTech regulatory sandbox and framework in the...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Kicks Start 2017 Global Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge in Abu Dhabi

    08 May 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, is poised to kick-off the 2017 Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) Demo Day series with the first group of finalists in Abu Dhabi next week on May 15th, 2017....

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Seeks Public Consultation on Miscellaneous Amendments in relation to data protection

    04 May 2017

    The Registration Authority (RA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) today issued a public consultation paper inviting public feedback and comments on miscellaneous amendments to the Data Protection Regulations 2015 under ADGM Commercial Legislation. ...

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  • CNBC launches market update from the Middle East

    24 April 2017

    CNBC, the world’s number one business and financial news network, today unveiled plans to launch a new, Middle East business update live from the UAE capital’s International Financial Centre, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), starting this month. The segment will be hosted by CNBC’s Middle East Anchor, Hadley Gamble. ...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Revises Capital Requirements of Managers of Collective Investment Funds

    10 April 2017

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has revised the capital requirements applicable to managers of collective investment funds (CIF) with immediate effect on 10 April 2017.  The revisions are introduced to more keenly address the needs of the market participants, as well as to...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Seeks Public Consultation on Enhancements to its Legislative Framework in relations to Funds and other Miscellaneous Amendments

    03 April 2017

    The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), together with the ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) and the ADGM Registration Authority (RA), today issued a public consultation paper inviting public feedback and comments for enhancements of its legislative framework, including the regulations and rules in relation to funds....

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  • Winners of ‘Get In The Ring’ Abu Dhabi to represent UAE at the Singapore Global Final

    15 March 2017

    Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi organized the 2017 global ‘Get in The Ring’ competition in partnership with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre of Abu Dhabi, on 28 February in Abu Dhabi at ADGM’s premise.  The competition saw a multitude of start-ups including FinTech players coming together to showcase...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market and the Monetary Authority of Singapore Collaborate to Foster FinTech Innovation and Cross-Border Activities

    08 March 2017

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) today signed a Cooperation Agreement (CA) to foster closer cooperation on developments and initiatives that nurture FinTech entrepreneurship and support innovation in financial services in both Singapore and Abu Dhabi.  This new partnership was the result of meaningful...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market and Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários Collaborate on Regulatory Practice

    06 March 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários (CMVM) of Portugal entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce regulatory cooperation for the supervision of financial institutions facilitate joint collaboration and exchange of information as well as...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market and National Bank of Serbia Form Partnership to Enhance Cross-Border Cooperation

    05 March 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen regulatory cooperation for the supervision of financial institutions, facilitate collaboration and exchange of information as well as support cross border activities. ...

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  • Central Bank of Jordan and ADGM Sign MOU to Enhance Banking & Financial Supervision

    16 February 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise a framework to facilitate ongoing cooperation on the supervision of banks and other financial institutions in both jurisdictions as well as the exchange information...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market and Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier Strengthen Cross-Border Cooperation

    14 February 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce regulatory cooperation for the supervision of financial institutions, to facilitate joint collaboration and exchange of information as well as support...

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  • International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Recognises ADGM as Fully Compliant with International Standards of Cooperation and Enforcement

    13 February 2017

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has become a full signatory of the IOSCO Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MMoU) after the IOSCO team of international experts assessed ADGM as fully compliant with the international benchmark for effective cross-border cooperation....

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market and Central Bank of Bahrain Form Partnership to Enhance Cross-Border Cooperation

    12 February 2017

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in December 2016 to strengthen regulatory cooperation for the supervision of financial institutions, to facilitate joint collaboration and exchange of information as well as support cross...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Participates in Singapore FinTech Festival 2016

    17 November 2016

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is in Singapore for the Singapore FinTech Festival from 14 to 18 November 2016. The ADGM team, comprising Mr Richard Teng, Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) and senior management from the Capital Markets,...

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  • ADGM further strengthens its Commercial Courts with new Judges

    14 November 2016

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon. Sir Michael Burton and the Hon. Sir Andrew Smith as Judges to Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts). The new Judges bring to a total of eight the...

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  • ADGM Adds Lord McGhie as New Judge to ADGM Courts

    30 August 2016

    30 August 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced the appointment of The Honourable Lord McGhie as a Judge to Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts)....

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  • ADGM COURTS’ FEES, COURT PROCEDURE RULES AND PRACTICE DIRECTIONS

    31 May 2016

    31 May 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the fees of ADGM Courts, following completion of public consultation on 9 May 2016....

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  • UAE Ministry of Justice and Abu Dhabi Global Market agree to cooperate on the reciprocal enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards

    16 May 2016

    16 May 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Justice and Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning a wide range of legal and judicial matters. In particular, they have agreed to take all necessary measures to ensure the...

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  • Abu Dhabi Judicial Department And ADGM Courts Sign MOU On Cooperation In Legal And Judicial Matters

    19 April 2016

    19 April 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Judicial Department and Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a framework to enable facilitation of the judicial cooperation procedures by both parties, specifically with respect to the procedures of reciprocal recognition and enforcement...

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  • ADGM Courts Issues Public Consult On Its Courts Fees

    19 April 2016

    19 April 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has approved the issuance of a Consultation Paper to invite public comment on the proposed fees for the services provided by ADGM Courts....

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  • ADGM Board approves and enacts ADGM Courts Regulations and Rules and Arbitration Regulations

    30 December 2015

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced that the Board of Directors of ADGM has enacted the ADGM Courts Civil Evidence, Judgments, Enforcement and Judicial Appointments Regulations, supporting Rules and ADGM’s Arbitration Regulations. The Chief Justice, Lord David Hope of Craighead, has also...

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  • Four senior Judges appointed to Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts

    09 November 2015

    The Right Honourable the Lord Mark Saville of Newdigate PC, The Honourable Kenneth Hayne AC, The Right Honourable Sir Peter Blanchard KNZM and William Stone SBS QC bring global status to ADGM Courts (photographed from left to right below)....

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  • Additional Draft ADGM Courts’ Rules Undergo Open Market Consultation

    27 October 2015

    Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (“ADGM Courts”), today announced that it has published further draft ADGM Courts Rules for open market consultation. The draft Rules cover judicial conduct and complaints made against judicial officers, as well as draft Rules concerning offers to settle in civil and commercial proceedings....

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  • ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET CONSULTS OPEN MARKET ON ITS DRAFT ADGM COURTS REGULATIONS, RULES AND ARBITRATION REGULATIONS

    14 October 2015

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 October 2015: Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced that it has published its draft ADGM Courts legislation that will establish the framework and environment of ADGM Courts and judicial system for open market consolation.  The draft legislation covers...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Appoints Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Courts

    12 October 2015

    Abu Dhabi, UAE 12 October 2015: Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced that Linda Fitz-Alan has been appointed as Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Courts. Linda, who reports directly to ADMG Courts’ Chief Justice Lord David Hope, will lead the development...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Appoints Chief Justice Lord David Hope of Craighead to head ADGM Courts

    05 October 2015

    Significant Milestone in ADGM’s Preparation to Becoming Fully Operational in Q4 2015. Abu Dhabi, UAE 5 October 2015: Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced the appointment of The Right Honourable Lord David Hope of Craighead as Chief Justice of Abu Dhabi Global...

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  • Abu Dhabi Global Market Announces Headquarters Building on Al Maryah Island

    25 January 2015

    Sowwah Square renamed Abu Dhabi Global Market Square. Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced that it has signed a 50-year lease with Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) to make the Financial Building, owned by Mubadala subsidiary AlSowah Square Properties LLC, on Al Maryah Island...

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