#Abu Dhabi Global Market

Lunate at ADGM

Chimera launches Lunate, an alternative investment management firm with over $50bn in AUM

It has been structured to provide comprehensive multi-asset class investment solutions for a diverse clientele

Sagard grows global presence with Abu Dhabi office

Canada’s Sagard expands global footprint with Abu Dhabi office

The regional office will be led by Firas Mallah, managing director and head of the Middle East


South Korean blockchain firm Neoply to establish global headquarters in Abu Dhabi

Its global headquarters in Abu Dhabi Global Market will be called H-Lab

Abu Dhabi Global Market introduces Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework Image ADGM

Abu Dhabi Global Market introduces regulatory framework for sustainable finance

The framework complements ADGM’s existing regulation of carbon offsets, facilitating the establishment of the world’s first regulated carbon offsets exchange and clearing house

ADGM enjoys record year in 2022

Abu Dhabi’s ADGM witnesses 56% rise in assets under management in 2022

Last year, several ADGM-based companies listed on ADX including Borouge, Burjeel Holdings, Bayanat AI and Americana Restaurants while Anghami completed its listing on NASDAQ


Etisalat by e& partners with ADGM to digitally enable startups and businesses

The proposition is an all-in-one solution designed to ensure complete business mobility by equipping each employee to work remotely or in a hybrid work environment

ADGM's FSRA amends capital markets framework

ADGM’s FSRA amends capital markets framework to bolster investment activities

The changes, first proposed in March, received a significant and supportive response from the industry and wider stakeholders

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ADGM Registration Authority enhances existing legislative insolvency practitioner framework

A key alignment of the framework with international best practices is the mandatory prerequisite for registered insolvency practitioners to obtain a security bond before any appointment

ADGM FSRA guiding principles

Abu Dhabi Global Market’s FSRA publishes guiding principles on virtual asset regulation and supervision

The principles aim to support FSRA’s collaboration with other regulators and inform the wider public of how it responds to underlying risks in the sector


Abu Dhabi delegation to Tel Aviv explores business opportunities, strategic partnerships

The recent visit resulted in the signing of three agreements covering fintech, data protection and privacy, and cybersecurity

ADGM and ADRO sign agreement

Abu Dhabi’s ADGM, ADRO to enhance support to ADGM’s international community

Abu Dhabi Global Market will provide a suite of exclusive services and offers to Golden Visa holders through ADRO’s exclusive loyalty programme


RAKBANK, Kraken to offer UAE’s first dirham-denominated virtual asset trading

Kraken was the first global exchange to have received a full license to operate a regulated virtual asset exchange platform in the Abu Dhabi Global Market

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

The campaign would encourage more than 300 global technology firms to relocate to the UAE

ADGM new property legislations for off plan

ADGM issues new rules for off-plan property sales on Al Maryah Island

Abu Dhabi Global Market has also amended the existing real property related fees by enacting the Real Property Regulations (Fees) Rules 2022

Kraken joins ADGM

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken joins ADGM’s virtual assets community

Kraken has received a Financial Services Permission license to operate a regulated virtual asset exchange platform in ADGM

Binance receives in-principle approval from Abu Dhabi Global Market

Upon completion of the application, Binance will be able to offer services regarding virtual asset offerings to customers across the MENA region

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World’s first regulated carbon credit trading exchange to launch in UAE

Corporates will be able to trade and finance carbon credits like conventional financial assets

UAE’s ADGM, FSRA look to amend capital markets framework

ADGM’s FSRA has published a paper proposing wide-ranging amendments covering virtual assets, securities, derivatives, commodities and benchmarks


Swiss crypto bank Seba opens office in Abu Dhabi

In a first for a full-service digital asset bank in the UAE, it received a nod from the Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority

How DeFi is reshaping the financial markets

Decentralised exchanges, one of the largest contributors to DeFi growth, reported more than $1tn in trade volume over the last year

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Abu Dhabi Global Market becomes world’s first carbon-neutral international financial centre

ADGM purchased and retired all its 2021 carbon credits via the Rimba Raya project in Indonesia

Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy, Human Logic partner to boost digital learning

The agreement seeks to improve the integration of next-generation technologies and develop advanced digital-based educational methods

DIFC Dubai

Israel’s Bank Hapoalim signs agreement with DIFC, AGDM

The agreement enables Bank Hapoalim to access banking and innovation opportunities in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia through the DIFC platform

How to develop and empower the UAE’s growing AI economy?

AI is a crucial supporting tool, and can boost sales, identify fraud, enhance customer experience, automate processes, and assist with predictive analysis

NMC Healthcare completes application to ADGM for appointment of administrators

Alvarez & Marsal managing directors Richard Fleming and Ben Cairns have been appointed joint administrators

UAE exchanges, financial centres partner with Aurora50 to drive gender diversity

Aurora50 is initiating the discussion around board-level gender diversity with a virtual event