Tag "DIFC"

DIFC Launches Scheme To Fast Track Fintech Startups

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) will establish a commercial licensing scheme for fintech firms based in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) it was announced recently. The scheme will provide short term, cost-effective licensing for fintech, regtech

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World’s First Court on the Blockchain in Dubai

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have partnered with Smart Dubai to create the world’s first Court of the Blockchain. Building on existing dispute resolution services, the alliance will initially explore how to aid verification of court judgments for cross-border enforcement. The partnership

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UAE Fintech Accelerator : 300 Applications

FinTech Hive, the first fintech accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is gearing up to start its 2018 edition in September, in partnership with Accenture. FinTech Hive has received an overwhelming response of over 300

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Dubai Wants to Serve as Regional Digital Financial Inclusion Hub

The UAE is ideally positioned to serve as the ‘beating heart’ of a regional innovation hub; according to a new report published by Oliver Wyman in collaboration with Dubai International Financial Centre . Titled “The Case for an Innovation Hub

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Dubai and Australia Seal Agreement on Fintech Cooperation

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (‘DFSA’) and ASIC today signed a Cooperation Agreement which provides a framework for cooperation to support and understand financial innovation in each jurisdiction. The DFSA regulates the Dubai International Financial Centre (‘DIFC’). Dubai has recently set up

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