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Abu Dhabi boasts first-class infrastructure and unparalleled global connectivity, making it a premier international destination. Its exceptional qualities make it an ideal location to live, work, and conduct business.

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Latest initiatives ADGM Announces Incentive Initiative for Existing Al Reem Island Businesses Transitioning to ADGM ADGM Marks Its Presence on Al Reem by Hosting its First Community Event on the Island
Providing an environment that empowers the future

A financial centre that provides transparency, efficiency, and integrity, through its progressive frameworks, future focused infrastructure, all within a familiar independent legal jurisdiction – ADGM is the perfect platform for success.

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Latest news The Registration Authority of ADGM publishes consultation paper on Single Family Offices and Company Charges Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ADFW to return in December 2024 under the theme ‘Welcome to the Capital of Capital’
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ADGM, the centre for a transparent and thriving sustainable finance ecosystem.

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Highlights ADGM, the Region's Leading Climate Finance Hub, Announces its Role as Principal Partner at COP28 ADGM Implements its Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework
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    Abu Dhabi Lifestyle

    About Abu Dhabi Lifestyle

    Dynamic blend of cultural diversity and modern luxury living

    Position your investments at the heart of Abu Dhabi, where financial innovation is connected with capital. Abu Dhabi's thriving financial centre offers a dynamic blend of cultural diversity and modern luxury living. With a stable and business-friendly environment, Abu Dhabi beckons the visionary investors to be part of its future.

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    The Capital of the United Arab Emirates

    Abu Dhabi, the bustling high-rise capital of the UAE, is a melting pot of culture, history, heritage, nature, beaches, luxury, wildlife, and shopping. The city proudly holds its centuries-old heritage close, while making way for modern additions to its stunning landscape. Whether you love touring museums and heritage sites, sand dune bashing, visiting natural islands or luxury living, there’s something for everyone in Abu Dhabi.

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    The Middle East's Destination for Business

    Awarded the ‘Middle East’s leading Meetings and Conference Destination’ accolade, Abu Dhabi is also an ideal location for business. The Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau is set up as a dedicated partner to support the development and promotion of business events to elevate the emirate as a dynamic global business events leader.

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    The Premier Destination for Events

    While in Abu Dhabi, be sure not to miss out on the fabulous array of events happening in the city. From culture and lifestyle, business or sport, this bustling city caters to the interests of visitors throughout the year. To view the complete calendar of upcoming activities, please visit https://visitabudhabi.ae/en/events.

    Helping you to call Abu Dhabi home

    The Abu Dhabi Residents Office is a division of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), established to support the Emirate's thriving international community. The office is dedicated to helping new residents settle into Abu Dhabi and supporting the integration and harmonisation of the international community with the local culture and society.

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    The Abu Dhabi Advantage

    Capitalising the future, through endless opportunities

    Abu Dhabi is the perfect gateway to the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, offering world-class infrastructure with connectivity across four time zones. The capital of the UAE has been regarded as one of the best places to live, conduct business, invest, and work.

    Positioned as a global business hub with policy and regulatory reforms that enhance the ease of doing business, Abu Dhabi offers a strong and stable economy that supports long-term, sustainable growth of companies within the private sector. Businesses in the capital also access several other benefits if they are based in Abu Dhabi Global Market, an award winning international financial centre.

    Tax friendly environment

    Businesses registered at ADGM enjoy 100% ownership, 0% corporate and income tax as well as no withholding tax and restrictions on repatriation of profits.

    English Common Law

    ADGM has an independent legal jurisdiction with its own civil and commercial laws, with direct application of English Common Law. ADGM Courts supports both digital and in-person hearings and has broad, robust cross-border collaboration.

    Setting Up Made Easy

    ADGM caters to the needs of a broad range of business types, uses and industry sectors, and entities can set-up and register to obtain an ADGM commercial licence through a fully digital process.

    The IFC also offers highly flexible solutions for structuring asset holding and investments through special purpose vehicle arrangements and can provide UAE Golden visas, offering up to 10 years residency.

    Political and Economic Security

    Abu Dhabi was named the most liveable city in the Middle East and North Africa and voted the safest city in the world for the 5th consecutive year in 2021.

    The UAE is a leader in steering the Sustainable Finance agenda, hosting the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) in 2023.

    A World-Class Lifestyle Destination

    Abu Dhabi residents enjoy a high-quality of life rich in culture, globally-recognised healthcare and a wide range of outstanding schools including top-ranked colleges and universities such as NYU, Brighton College, Cranleigh and Sorbonne.