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Fintech Abu Dhabi Partners with UA Banks Federation

Fintech Abu Dhabi has partnered with the UAE Banks Federation (UBF) as the Strategic Industry partner of the upcoming Fintech Festival. Fintech Abu Dhabi is organised by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM ) – the financial center in Abu Dhabi.  UBF is the leading industry… Read More

Facebook-Borne Crypto Scam Exploited Image of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

A crypto scam featuring the image of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, has been circulating on Facebook and may have conned thousands of people, local news outlet The National reports: “The fake news story scattered legitimate information, including factual details… Read More

Plug and Play ADGM Announces First Five Corporate Partners & Seven Startups to Join Fintech Innovation Platform

Plug and Play and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced BNP Paribas, Boubyan Bank, Finablr Group, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), and Riyad Bank have been selected to be the first five corporate partners to join the Plug and Play ADGM Fintech Innovation Platform based… Read More

Following Deutsche Bank Stake Acquirement Deal, Modo Partners With Etihad Airways to Co-Create Loyalty Solution As Part of the FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge

Modo, U.S.-based payments technology startup focused on creating interoperability between payment systems, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Etihad Airways to co-create a loyalty solutions program. According to the fintech, this new program is for the airline industry as part of the FinTech… Read More

Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi Business and Monetary Authorities Cooperating on Fintech and Distributed Ledger Technology

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced June 26th that it has signed a Fintech agreement with the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), “to enhance collaboration between the two authorities with a view to encouraging and enabling innovation in… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Issues Crypto Regulatory Framework

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and its CEO Richard Teng have been very active in the blockchain and virtual currency spaces of late. Fresh on the heels of an announcement earlier this week that the FSRA /… Read More

ADGM Introduces Spot Crypto Asset Activity Regulation Framework & Publishes Guide

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has launched its framework to regulate spot crypto asset activities, including those undertaken by exchanges, custodians and other intermediaries in ADGM, following the successful completion of a public consultation on the introduction of… Read More

Abu Dhabi Publishes Consultation on Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency / Digital Assets

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has published a consultation paper proposing a regulatory framework for digital assets. The document outlines rules for spot market activity, including exchanges and other intermediaries to be regulated by ADGM. “As the recognised… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Opens Applications for Third RegLab Cohort

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, announced over the weekend it is opening applications for the third cohort of its Regulatory Laboratory (Reglab), with a theme focusing on enhancing access to financial services for the small-medium enterprise (SME) sector. According… Read More

ADGM Named “The Financial Centre of the Year (MENA)”… Again: A Recap of the Centre’s Numerous 2017 Fintech Contributions

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is awarded “The Financial Centre of the Year (MENA)” for 2nd consecutive year by the Global Investor/ISF publication at the annual MENA Capital Markets Summit & Awards in Dubai. This accolade, presided by… Read More

FinTech Abu Dhabi Includes Major Announcements Designed to Shape Regional Fintech Development

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi conference ended with several key initiatives designed to boost the Fintech sector in the region. The two-day event, which was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Announces launch of the ADGM FinTech Innovation Centre & Partnership with Startup Accelerator

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has announced two major initiatives: the launch of the ADGM FinTech Innovation Centre and a global partnership with world’s largest startup accelerator Plug and Play. These announcements were revealed at the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit. These two Fintech projects… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Approves Second Batch of Fintech Startups for Reglab

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has announced its second batch of Regulatory Laboratory or “Reglab” participants including 11 local and international Fintech startups. ADGM says the participants were selected from a pool of 22 applications for their Sandbox… Read More

First FinTech Abu Dhabi Set to Kick Off

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi event will kick-off tomorrow (October 22nd) with a group of regional and international leaders from the global Fintech community. The creation of the event is in recognition of the growing importance of Fintech for financial centers and the financial services… Read More

ADGM, IFC & Al Ansari Exchange Sign MoU to Promote MENA Fintech

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and Al Ansari Exchange, a leading foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company in the UAE, have established a new partnership to promote and support the growth of FinTech industry in Abu Dhabi… Read More

ADGM Signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Promotes UAE Fintech Initiatives

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, partnered with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution in the UAE with more than AED 122 billion in assets, to seek opportunities to collaborate and consult on initiatives to promote… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Announce New Fintech Partnership With Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution, to seek opportunities to collaborate and consult on initiatives to promote the growth and… Read More

FinTech Abu Dhabi Scheduled for October

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has scheduled a Fintech conference to engage Fintech thought leaders, financial regulators and platforms at the upcoming FinTech Abu Dhabi in October 2017.  The event highlights the growing interest in the potential for… Read More

FSA Japan & FSRA of ADGM Join Forces to Promote Fintech Innovation

The Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced the completion of a framework for cooperation to promote innovation in financial services in Japan and ADGM. This Cooperation Framework recognizes the global nature of… Read More

ADGM, IFC Abu Dhabi & KPMG Cite Shortlist for October’s FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG, announced that 11 outstanding global FinTech firms have been shortlisted for the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge in October.  The selected firms are currently undergoing an intensive five-week… Read More

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