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 The Registration Authority of ADGM Publishes Consultation Paper on Legislative Framework for a Register of Certain Trust Information ADGM Announces Incentive Initiative for Existing Al Reem Island Businesses Transitioning to ADGM
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

    ADGM and CPX Sign MoU to Strengthen Cybersecurity Resilience

    ADGM 30/11/2023

    Strategic Partnership to Secure and Elevate Abu Dhabi-based Global Financial Centre’s Expanding Business Ecosystem

    CPX Holding, a leading provider of digital-first cybersecurity solutions and services, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

    The memorandum was signed during the Abu Dhabi Finance Week (ADFW) by Paul Lawson, Executive Director Cyber Defence, CPX and Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Chief Support Services Officer, ADGM and witnessed by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cybersecurity for the Government of the UAE and Salem Mohammed Al Darei, CEO of ADGM Authority.

    The strategic collaboration aims to elevate the overall resilience of companies operating within ADGM’s expanding jurisdiction while reinforcing its cybersecurity regulations. Together, the two organisations aim to promote a cyber-secure and resilient business environment, benefiting both Abu Dhabi and the larger UAE business community.

    Under the MoU, CPX’s Governance, Risk and Compliance experts will leverage their extensive experience and market insights to bolster the leading global financial centre’s cybersecurity regulations, ensuring businesses remain secure and resilient against evolving cyber threats.

    This memorandum will bring additional value to ADGM by promoting it as a Cyber Safe Jurisdiction. It will not only increase investor and customer confidence but also empower ADGM to fulfil its responsibility to act as an early responder to cyber risks. The partnership aims to elevate compliance levels and adherence to regulatory requirements, positioning ADGM as a hub for cybersecurity-related best practices.

    The alliance supports ADGM in exploring how CPX can extend its cybersecurity services within the ADGM jurisdiction, thereby enhancing the overall cybersecurity practices and resilience of companies registered and operating within ADGM.

    The partnership also paves the way for collaboration on co-investment opportunities and the development of specific cybersecurity products and services tailored to the unique needs of Abu Dhabi’s growing financial centre.

    Commenting on the MoU, Paul Lawson, Executive Director Cyber Defence at CPX, said, “Our collaboration with ADGM represents a significant step forward in addressing the growing challenges in today’s digital age. At CPX, we remain committed to providing unwavering cyber resilience support and empowering businesses to thrive in a secure and ever-evolving digital environment. We are excited to embark on this journey, and together with ADGM, we look forward to building a robust and resilient business community in Abu Dhabi and beyond."

    Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Chief Support Services Officer at ADGM said, “The collaborative efforts of ADGM and CPX, supported by the UAE Cyber Security Council, represent a significant step towards establishing a cyber-secure and resilient business environment within the UAE capital’s international financial centre. We aim to collaborate on various initiatives that will aim to position ADGM as one of the most Cyber Safe Jurisdictions in the region and beyond.”

    CPX and ADGM are committed to working together to fortify cybersecurity measures and drive innovation within the ADGM jurisdiction, ultimately creating a safer and more secure business environment for all stakeholders.