Overview Jurisdiction Al Reem Expansion Authorities Initiatives ADGM Academy Arbitration Centre Overview Business areas Setting up Operating in Public registers Legal framework Regulation Awareness Collaboration Ecosystem ADGM Sustainable Media News Events Spotlight Podcasts Publications Support Make an enquiry Whistleblowing FAQs
A platform that offers limitless opportunities and paves the way for a brighter future

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.

Read about Abu Dhabi's lifestyle
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.

Find out how to set up in ADGM
Latest news ADGM Wins 'Most Trusted Financial Centre Brand, Middle East' at Global Brand Awards 2024 The Registration Authority of ADGM Publishes Consultation Paper on Legislative Framework for a Register of Certain Trust Information
Preserve our economies and environment for future generations

ADGM, the centre for a transparent and thriving sustainable finance ecosystem.

More about our Sustainability vision
Highlights ADGM, the Region's Leading Climate Finance Hub, Announces its Role as Principal Partner at COP28 ADGM Implements its Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework
Stay up-to-date with our wide range of available resources

Our community of business professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors can depend on ADGM to provide timely news and reliable insights.

Read our latest news articles
Upcoming events The Settlement of International Energy Disputes in the Middle East LINK Networking Series Economy Middle East Summit 2024
We are here to help

At ADGM, we offer various support options, including contact details, FAQs, enquiry forms, and a whistleblowing form.

View available support options
Some of our FAQ topics
  • Getting started
  • Foundations regime
  • Resolution for incorporation
  • Existing auditors
  • New auditors
  • ACCESSADGM
  • Announcement

    service

    Abu Dhabi Global Market and China Securities Regulatory Commission Sign Agreement on Market and Regulatory Collaboration

    ADGM 14/07/2016

    14 July 2016, Beijing and Abu Dhabi : The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate cross-border activities and enhance regulatory collaboration between the two jurisdictions.

    The MOU provides a framework to provide assistance, exchange regulatory information and co-operate in the supervision of financial institutions with respective securities and derivatives markets laws and regulations to uphold high standards. It enables both regulators to work on initiatives such as joint training and technical assistance to strengthen high regulatory standards and practices in both markets.

    The agreement was signed by Mr Liu Shiyu, Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and Mr Richard Teng, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRSA) of ADGM on 14 July in Beijing. This initiative follows closely after and complements FSRA’s recent MOU partnership with the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) in May 2016 and discussion on areas of cooperation for banks and financial institutions to engage in cross-border activities and business expansions. The newly inked agreements with CSRA and CBRC reconfirm ADGM’s commitment to support China’s One Belt, One Road initiative.

    Mr. Richard Teng, CEO, FSRA of ADGM said, “We are very pleased to cooperate with CSRC and believe the concerted efforts from both Authorities will serve the long—term interests of our respective stakeholders and markets. The growing economies of both China and the UAE have, and will continue to offer investment opportunities for investors worldwide. As an international financial centre based in the heart of the Middle East, ADGM is committed to provide a well-regulated and strategic platform for companies and investors to access the UAE’s growth and advance their business aspirations in this region. With the MOU, we will strengthen regulatory cooperation between both markets to support increasing cross-border activities.”