ADGM directly applies English common law, offers a highly efficient tax environment and is home to a full ecosystem of financial institutions, service providers and professional advisors required for the support of treasury operations.
ADGM directly applies English common law, offers a highly efficient tax environment and is home to a full ecosystem of financial institutions, service providers and professional advisors required for the support of treasury operations. Abu Dhabi, the Capital of the UAE, is a centre of wealth in the region, has an AA sovereign credit rating, some of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds and vast hydrocarbon reserves. Abu Dhabi is central to the world’s fastest growing markets with 60% of global GDP within seven hours travel time, so is an ideal and central location from which to coordinate group financial operations and liquidity management.
ADGM is maintained to the highest international standards and operates under English Common Law with a 50 year 0% corporate tax holiday and access to an extensive network of double tax treaties.
Entities that are either required or that want to have a physical presence, will find a wide range of Grade A office space on Al Maryah Island to choose from. The ADGM team will advise regarding office requirements on a case by case basis.
Other areas of focus in the non-financial sector at ADGM include Professional Services, Family Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Associations
Why set up your Corporate business in ADGM
Broad based IFC
Welcoming businesses from across the breadth of the economy to contribute to Abu Dhabi and the wider region's diverse community.
ADGM offers a full ecosystem of legal, accounting and servicing firms and enables the optimisation of businesses.
Rule of law
A strong rule of law through the direct application of English common law, strong judiciary, speed of judgment facilitated by world's first e-Courts, seat of arbitration, and a strong system of enforceability of judgments.
Access to Abu Dhabi
A core part of the Abu Dhabi economy with the necessary agreements in place to enable your business to access unrestricted opportunities.
ADGM is a tax friendly environment, with 0% direct tax, no restrictions on repatriation of profits and access to the UAE's broad Double Tax Treaty network.
Ownership and structuring
Offering 100% foreign ownership and a flexible tool box of internationally aligned structuring solutions to meet the needs of any business.
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