Dubai

Mashreq Hires Veteran Banker as Group Head of Tech, Transformation and Information

Mashreq Bank announced that it has appointed Alexander Raiff as its new Group Head of Technology, Transformation and Information, effective 1st April 2022 onwards. Alexander is a seasoned technology professional with over 30 years of experience; noteworthy is his role

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Mashreq Bank Launches Neopay

Mashreq Ban has completed the transition of its existing payments business into a new, wholly owned subsidiary, IDFAA Payment Services LLC, with a brand name NEOPAY, powered by Mashreq. NEOPAY, powered by Mashreq Bank, will leverage the latest technology and

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Crypto.com Announces Regional Hub in Dubai

Investopia and Crypto.com hosted the inaugural press conference to formally launch Crypto.com’s Founding Partnership. Following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing between Investopia and Crypto.com last week, the two organizations gathered to discuss how they will collaborate on meaningful projects

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Bybit Moves Global Headquarters to Dubai

Cryptocurrency exchange business Bybit has received in-principle approval to conduct a full spectrum of virtual assets business in Dubai, the firm announced today at a joint press conference with the UAE Ministry of Economy at the World Government Summit 2022.

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Dynatrace Launches Its First Office in the UAE

US Software intelligence company Dynatrace announced the opening of its new office in the United Arab Emirates. The move is part of its strategy to expand its presence across the Middle East as it drives to meet regional demand for

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Dubai Regulator Grants Virtual Asset License to Binance

Binance, a global blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, has been granted a Virtual Asset License from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA). Under the VARA initial regulatory phase, which includes rigorous regulatory oversight and mandatory FATF compliance controls, Binance

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Leading Irish Fintechs Participating in Dubai

Leading Irish Fintech companies will be in Dubai to take part in the Irish Fintech Innovation Showcase event organised by Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Government’s trade and innovation agency in collaboration with the Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) and Dubai

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Dubai Approves Law to Regulate Virtual Assets

In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, issued the Dubai Virtual Asset Regulation Law aimed at creating an advanced legal framework to protect investors and designing

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Mashreq Invests in F&B Payment Fintech Touché

Mashreq has announced an investment in the FinTech Touché, which is revolutionizing the F&B and hospitality industries with its streamlined payment system. The partnership re-enforces Mashreq’s commitment to support the burgeoning FinTech ecosystem across the UAE, working with innovators and

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Al Fardan Exchange Partners With Thunes to Enable Instant Payments in the UAE

Al Fardan Exchange, one of the largest money transfer and currency exchange firms in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced today a partnership with Thunes, a cross-border payments, enabling Al Fardan Exchange customers to make seamless payments to 87 countries.

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