Abu Dhabi

Central Bank of UAE and ADGM to Jointly Host and Organise Fintech Abu Dhabi 2020

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) will collaborate and jointly host and organise the 4th annual FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival which will be held from 24 to 26 November 2020. Celebrating its fourth edition,

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Dubai Welcomes Regulatory Sandbox Applications for Its 2020 Summer Cohort

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) invites applications from local and international companies to apply to join its 2020 Summer Cohort. Successful cohort applicants will be invited to apply to enter the DFSA’s version of the regulatory sandbox, known as

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SHUAA Capital Launches Covid Support Package for UAE Technology SME’s

SHUAA Capital, an asset management and investment banking platform in the region, announced it will provide free expert advisory services and interest-free loans through regulated partners to support UAE-based small and mid-sized technology enterprises (SMEs) that have been directly impacted

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Oneconnect Appointed as Technology Partner to Support ADGM’s Digital Lab

OneConnect Financial Technology, a leading TaaS company for financial institutions in China, has been appointed by Abu Dhabi Global Market, to support the development of the ADGM Digital Lab. The ADGM Digital Lab is a digital platform where financial institutions 

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The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Adu Dhabi Launches 3 Regtech Initiatives

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced that it has launched three RegTech pilot initiatives, with the objective of helping its regulated financial services firms achieve better compliance and risk management outcomes, while reducing

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ADGM Academy and Abu Dhabi School of Government Partner to Enhance Talent Development

Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGMA) signed an MoU with the Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) to advance talent development in Abu Dhabi. The two will offer new specialised programmes within financial technology and artificial intelligence that adopt and impelement global

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Launches Direct eFX Execution Platform For Businesses

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has launched “ADIB Direct eFX”, a new addition to the business-focused digital banking platform providing a simple solution for clients to secure online foreign exchange rates for international transfers and payments. The platform allows clients

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Abu Dhabi Updates its Virtual Asset Regulatory Framework

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced the enactment of various amendments to the FSRA’s regulations and rules concerning the authorisation and supervision of virtual asset (previously crypto asset) related activities within ADGM. The

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UAE Leads MENA in Financial Inclusion: Research

Financial inclusion diverges across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) taking the lead and Morocco lagging behind, according to a new report by Fintech Consortium, Bahrain Fintech Bay, and Jordan Fintech Bay. In

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Over 1,000 Applications for First Artificial Intelligence Masters and PhDs in Abu Dhabi

The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, MBZUAI, the first graduate-level, research-based AI university in the world, held its first official Advisory Board meeting to review ongoing activities as the University gears up to welcome its first class of

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