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 24 French Asset Management Firms With $1.6 Trillion AUM Convene for Second UAE – France Investor Meetup ADGM's Financial Regulator fines Sarwa Digital Wealth (Capital) Limited USD 122,500 for making an Offer of Securities in ADGM without Approved Prospectus
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 FSRA Supervision Outreach Session ADGM's 4th Annual FATCA and CRS Awareness Session LINK Networking Series
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

    The Registration Authority commences public consultation on proposed ADGM Company Service Providers’ framework

    ADGM RA 27/10/2020
    ADGM 5-year anniversary October 2020
    • Mandatory appointment of Company Service Providers by certain special purpose vehicles and foundations
    • Proposed framework to safeguard interests of ADGM entities

    The Registration Authority (RA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has issued a consultation paper to invite public feedback and comments on its proposed Company Service Providers’ (CSP) framework.

    The success and increasing demand for ADGM’s special purpose vehicles (SPVs) and foundations structures have brought with it several challenges and risks, particularly for entities that do not have a direct connection to the UAE or to ADGM. To address these challenges and mitigate any risks to ADGM, the RA is proposing to introduce a proportionate and balanced CSP framework in ADGM.

    The proposed CSP framework follows international best practice and aims to establish a robust regulatory framework for CSPs within ADGM. The CSP framework will introduce a requirement for certain SPVs and foundations to appoint an ADGM-based CSP and impose a set of regulatory obligations on those CSPs.

    Dhaher bin Dhaher Al Mheiri, CEO of the ADGM RA, said: “One of our key objectives is to build trust in our regulatory framework. We continuously endeavour to ensure that our legal framework is in line with international standards and is suitable for our community. The proposed CSP framework follows international best practice and aims to establish a robust regulatory framework for CSPs within ADGM. We encourage the public to share their valuable feedback on this consultation as we look to continuously enhance our regulatory framework in service of our stakeholders and wider community.”

    To promote orderly integration of and compliance with the proposed CSP framework, transition periods have been proposed for the affected SPVs and foundations, and for current ‘Corporate Service Providers’ wishing to engage in CSP activities under the new framework.

    ADGM invites public feedback and comments on the proposed CSP framework, which can be addressed to: consultation@adgm.com.

    For more information and to review the consultation paper and legislative amendments, please visit the dedicated webpage.