ADGM offers the perfect platform for professional services entities to access the multitude of opportunities emanating from the fast pace of growth of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, and the wider MENA region.
As a broad based International Financial Centre, ADGM allows for the full range of professional adviser services with over 150 entities already registered and active in ADGM. They serve the growing financial services community and a wide range of government and private sector clients across UAE and the surrounding markets. These include legal, accounting, consulting, human resources, information technology and training, among others.
Abu Dhabi is ideal for Professional Services businesses
The economic powerhouse of the UAE, Abu Dhabi is underpinned by enormous hydrocarbon and some of the world's top sovereign wealth funds.
Strong diversifying economy
Abu Dhabi's leadership is committed to promoting the growth, diversification and development of the wider economy, creating wide-reaching business opportunities.
Home to global players
Already a well-established business hub, Abu Dhabi is represented by some of the largest companies in the world, across the breadth of the private sector.
Conveniently positioned globally at the crossroads of major trading routes, Abu Dhabi is in close proximity, mostly within a three hour flight, to some of the world's fastest growing regional and international markets.
Politically and economically stable
A politically and economically stable environment, with longstanding relationships with the world’s leading, Abu Dhabi is the ideal launchpad in the region for the long term success of your business.
Exceptional standard of living
Abu Dhabi offers an excellent standard of living, with outstanding leisure facilities, health care and schools, providing the ideal environment for you, your employees and families.
Why set up your Professional Services business in ADGM
Broad based IFC
A trusted common law platform, maintained to the highest international regulatory standards and providing you and your clients with the utmost confidence.
Access to Abu Dhabi
Welcoming businesses from across the breadth of the economy to contribute to Abu Dhabi and the wider region's diverse community.
ADGM home to a growing community of leading international financial institutions and corporate 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.
Offering 0% corporate and income 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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