Abu Dhabi

First Abu Dhabi Bank chooses Accuity Data and Technology Solutions

Accuity, a global provider of risk and compliance, payments and know your customer solutions has been selected by First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) to provide integrated global sanctions screening and data. First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank

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UAE Exchange Partners with Ripple for Instant Cross-Border Payments

UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced it has partnered with San Francisco-based Ripple to enable instant, seamless and real-time cross-border payments. This makes UAE Exchange the largest payment solutions provider in the

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ADGM Launches e-KYC Utility Project With Consortium Of Key UAE Financial Institutions

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, announces the initiation and development of an electronic-Know-Your-Customer (e-KYC) utility in close collaboration with a key team of the UAE’s largest

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Crowdfunding And Peer-To-Peer Lending In The UAE

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has emerged as a way to support local small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), many of which have been rejected by conventional banks. According to data from Khalifa Fund, approximately 50-70% of

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Fintech UAE Startup Report and Map

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is poised to become a fintech nexus in the Middle East, aided by government agencies and regulators working together to turn the country into a global fintech powerhouse, according to a new report. These are

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Monetary Authority of Singapore and Abu Dhabi Global Market Foster Closer Cooperation in Banking Supervision

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the supervision of cross-border operations of banking institutions. The signing ceremony was held on the sidelines of the annual

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Inaugural Fintech Abu Dhabi Concludes With Major Announcements

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi concluded last week with several key and game-changing initiatives that have raised the bar on the offerings and infrastructure of the FinTech industry. The two-day event, which was held under the patronage of His Highness

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Temenos And Abu Dhabi Global Market Announce Fintech Collaboration

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and Temenos, the Swiss software specialist for banking and finance, have announced their intention to collaborate and strengthen the FinTech ecosystem in Abu Dhabi, following the unveiling of ADGM’s

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8 Upcoming Fintech Events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Dubai government in particular, are home to a nascent fintech sector, driven by the government’s ambition to position itself as a center for innovation. “A lot of effort has been made … to

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Financial And Fintech Industry Gets Ready As Inaugural Fintech Abu Dhabi Event Kicks Off In 6 Days

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is gearing up for its inaugural global FinTech Abu Dhabi event which will be taking place in just ten more days on 22 to 23 October 2017. The

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