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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
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    Announcements ADFW to return for its second edition in November 2023 Moratorium Announced by ADGM Registration Authority for Registered CSP License Application ADGM receives French delegation led by HE Bruno Le Maire to accelerate UAE-France bilateral relations ADGM Marks International Data Privacy Day 2023 ADGM’s Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum Charts Path to Upcoming COP28 ADGM publishes Healthcare Regulations ADGM’s Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum (ADSFF) to return for its 5th Edition in 2023 ADGM welcomes UK delegation led by the Minister of State for Media, Data and Digital Infrastructure FSRA publishes Foreign Account Tax Compliance Regulations and amendments to Common Reporting Standard Regulations ADGM Academy launches Abu Dhabi Entrepreneurship Initiative contributing towards UAE’s knowledge economy ADGM FSRA commences public consultation on proposals to introduce Private Credit Funds ADGM Introduces Guiding Principles on Whistleblowing Regulatory update - OTC Leveraged Products implementation ADGM’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority launches its AI initiative on Open Regulation ADGM’s FSRA Grants the first Open Banking Third Party Provider (TPP) Financial License to Lean Technologies Proposed Changes to the ADGM Company Service Provider Framework etisalat by e& partners with Abu Dhabi Global Market to digitally enable startups and businesses Sygnum awarded Abu Dhabi in-principle approval AUM Ventures Launches Venture Fund in ADGM to Bridge Indian Founders to Global Resources ADGM RA Issues Alert Concerning Forged Registration Authority Commercial Licence – Emirates Commercial Insurance LLC ADFW’s 2022 Edition Announces Successful Conclusion, Major Milestones and Notable Outcomes from the Global Financial Community ADGM’s FSRA hosts first ever Regulators Summit during ADFW ADGM partners with ADIB, RAKBANK and Wio Bank to support businesses in Abu Dhabi ADFW launches inaugural edition of R.A.C.E Sustainable Finance Summit in the lead-up to COP28 in the UAE ADGM Academy renews partnership with Human Resources Authority during the National Development Programme Graduation “Abu Dhabi Crypto Hub” and the “Future of Finance Youth Circle” launched at ADFW 2022 Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy launches School of Digital Assets to expand blockchain education in the region Binance Secures Financial Services Permission from Abu Dhabi Global Market’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed tours Abu Dhabi Finance Week activities and witnesses unveiling of Falcon Economy sculpture ADFW witnesses the sixth edition of Fintech Abu Dhabi ADGM Courts put justice on the blockchain Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed attends opening ceremony of 1st edition of Abu Dhabi Finance Week Abu Dhabi Finance Week starts its first theme day with focus on Asset Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Global Market launches Mediation in the Metaverse ADGM Publishes Consultation Paper on a Comprehensive Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework The UAE Sustainable Finance Working Group Issues Second Public Statement ADGM’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority Imposes Fines to Elia Investments Limited and its sole shareholder Global Financial Industry Leaders Set to Descend on Abu Dhabi Winter Capital Partners obtains regulatory In Principle Approval to operate in UAEs financial sector ADGM Celebrates Seventh Anniversary with its Vibrant Community ADGM underpins commitment to Sustainable Finance, partners with Global Green Finance Index ADGM announces the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for ADFW ADGM Academy inked MoU with ACT to deliver treasury and cash management qualifications in the Middle East Arbitra International expands footprint in the UAE, opens office in Abu Dhabi Global Market ADGM Academy Launches the School of Law OneConnect Financial Technology Launches Middle East Footprint in Abu Dhabi Global Market ADGM’s Registration Authority Bans Babar Abbas from Being a Director for 15 Years World’s financial leaders set to gather for the inaugural Abu Dhabi Finance Week 2022 ADGM FSRA Issues Enhancements to its Capital Markets Framework ADGM FSRA Issues Enhancements to its Capital Markets Framework Abu Dhabi’s investment proposition reinforced at IPEM 2022, Cannes by delegates from the UAE’s capital emirate ADGM FSRA consults on OTC Leveraged Products eToro receives in-principle approval to operate as an investment broker in Abu Dhabi Global Market Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA) signs Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration Teneo expands MENA footprint with additional new office in Abu Dhabi’s ADGM ADGM Strengthens Registration Authority’s Existing Legislative Insolvency Practitioner Framework ADGM’s FSRA publishes Guiding Principles on its Approach to Virtual Asset Regulation and Supervision Abu Dhabi’s largest business delegation to Tel Aviv deepens the cross-market investment relations & accelerates innovation deployment KLICKL gets ADGM In-Principle approval to operate as broker-dealer and custody provider in virtual assets ADGM FSRA issues alert concerning fraudulent website Five reporting financial institutions fined by the ADGM FSRA for breaching Common Reporting Standard Regulations ADGM FSRA Fines Wise Nuqud Ltd US$ 360,000 (AED 1,322,100) for contraventions of Anti-Money Laundering Requirements The Abu Dhabi Global Market and Abu Dhabi Residents Office sign strategic agreement ADGM Publishes the Registration Authority’s Regulatory Priorities for 2022-2023 ADGM announces successful completion of First Summer Internship Programme ADGM RA Issues Alert Concerning Fake RA Commercial Licence ADGM Registration Authority Publishes Consultation Paper on its Insolvency Practitioner Regime ADGM Registration Authority Publishes Consultation Paper on its Insolvency Practitioner Regime First Abu Dhabi Bank offers ADGM registered entities preferential banking services ADGM publishes amendments to its legislative framework to regulate off-plan sales of real estate development projects 12-month Moratorium Announced by ADGM Registration Authority for Registered CSP License Application ADGM registered Borouge completes listing on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange in a sign of growing investor demand for UAE companies Registration Authority Commences Public Consultation on Proposed Changes to ADGM Commercial Legislation Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi: The Election of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed as the UAE’s President is a testament to the Nations’ resolute for building on the legacy ADGM invites applications for 5th Reglab Cohort focusing on the Decentralised Web 3.0 and Token Economy Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts Collaborate to Further Legal Services in Abu Dhabi ADGM FSRA revises fees for late submission of regulatory returns ADGM Welcomes Kraken ADGM Academy, The Human Resources Authority, and Banque Misr launch banking educational programme for Emiratis ADGM issues alert concerning misleading claims made by Para Holdings FSRA issues discussion paper on Decentralised Finance (DeFi) Binance awarded In-Principle Approval for a Financial Services Permission from Abu Dhabi Global Market ADGM teams up with Finastra for global fintech hackathon ‘Hack to the Future 4’ ADGM Academy signs MoU with National University of Singapore to promote collaboration in fintech education, research, and entrepreneurship Abu Dhabi to launch the first regulated carbon credit trading exchange and clearing house in the world Senior India business and startup delegation visits Abu Dhabi and ADGM for growth opportunities ADGM welcomes the New Board and Management of NMC OpCo Ltd to its Thriving Financial Centre ADGM FSRA consults on proposals for revising fees for late submission of regulatory returns ADGM FSRA Publishes Consultation Paper to Advance its Capital Markets Framework and Ecosystem, covering Virtual Assets, Spot Commodities and Emissions Allowances RESOLVE 2022 attracted more than 2,400 local and global participants from the Global Dispute Resolution and Legal Communities UAE to join the Singapore Convention to help boost international trade and increase appeal of mediation in commercial disputes ADGM Appoints Members to New Appeals Panel ADGM FSRA issues alert concerning fraudulent website Yoshi Markets receives FSP to function as an MTF and Custodian for virtual assets ADGM highlights Abu Dhabi investment potential during 2nd Abu Dhabi Israel Business Forum ADGM All Set to Host Inaugural Dispute Resolution Forum in Abu Dhabi ADGM Academy and Mashreq Bank Collaborate to Develop Hub for Banking Education SEBA Bank secures Financial Services Permission from Abu Dhabi Global Market and opens office in Abu Dhabi National upskilling initiatives see more Emiratis join private sector: ADGM Academy-KPMG report ADGM FSRA Enhances Regulatory Framework to Broaden Participation in Private Capital Markets ADGMA launches 100 scholarships for learners from diverse backgrounds, powered by CFTE learning platform ADGM headquartered Anghami marks approval to list on NASDAQ with bell-ringing ceremony ADGM celebrates International Data Protection Day Areej Al Noor General Trading L.L.C. fined USD 2,000 for Trading Without a Licence Rain receives In-Principle Approval for a Financial Services Permission from Abu Dhabi Global Market ADGM becomes first “carbon neutral” International Financial Centre in the world ADGM’s Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum to be a carbon neutral platform Change in ADGM Management FSRA publishes amendments to Common Reporting Standard Regulations FSRA to merge its Regulatory Committee with its Appeals Panel ADGM aligns with International Financial Hubs and Global Economies on Monday to Friday work week ADGM’s enhanced framework governing auditors comes into effect ADGM Welcomes Swiss Investment Firm Neue Privat Bank to its International Financial Centre Aquarius Global Limited Fined USD 8000 by the ADGM RA for Exceeding Scope of Licence IFC, ADGM Launch Initiative to Boost Opportunities for Women-Led Startups and Businesses Across MENA RA publishes consultation paper to seek views on proposed enhancements to the ADGM Beneficial Ownership & Control Regulations 2018 INATBA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Global Market to Establish Association Development in the MENA Region Abu Dhabi Creates the Future of Finance FSRA issues report on regulatory technology Over 400 global entrepreneurs and leading investors convene in Abu Dhabi for FinTech Abu Dhabi Investor Forum FSRA commences public consultation on proposals for broadening participation in private capital markets Global Finance leaders from 41 different countries in Abu Dhabi for the fifth edition of ADGM's Fintech Abu Dhabi Festival UAE regulatory authorities jointly issue Guidelines for Financial Institutions Adopting Enabling Technologies New Abu Dhabi Global Market Board of Directors holds its first meeting World’s first digital trade financing pilot between MLETR-harmonised jurisdictions ADGM RA and Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre sign MoU UAE regulators and exchanges issue High-Level Statement on Sustainable Finance to advance national net-zero goal FSRA proposes merging its Regulatory Committee with its Appeals Panel ADGM registered Fertiglobe completes IPO on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange ADGM Office of Data Protection becomes an accredited member of the Global Privacy Assembly CBUAE and ADGM sign an MoU to cooperate on development of UAE FinTech sector ADGM Announces Star-studded Line-up for 5th Annual Fintech Abu Dhabi Festival SCA and ADGM RA sign a MoU to enable registered entities to list shares on UAE The Executive Office of AML CTF signs MoU with ADGM Academy ADGM Arbitration Centre and Permanent Court of Arbitration sign a cooperation agreement ADGM publishes Uncertificated Securities Rules ADGM introduces an enhanced Auditors’ framework ADGM’s Fintech Abu Dhabi Global Tour lights up iconic New York Stock Exchange 2021 Fintech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge opens for applications ADGM Office of Data Protection adopts new Standard Contractual Clauses for Data Transfers ADGM Office of Data Protection publishes new Data Protection Guidance 2021 ADGM makes Rules under new Data Protection Regulations 2021 ADGM FSRA Launches Public Consultation to Help Facilitate the Use of eKYC DNFBPs fined by the ADGM FSRA for breaching regulatory reporting requirements ADGM Office of Data Protection signs MoU with Jersey Data Protection Authority ADGM enhances its Venture Capital Managers Framework and updates FSRA Fees Rules Abu Dhabi Global Market establishes “ADGM Authority” and appoints Mark Cutis as Chief Executive Officer ADGM publishes amendments to its Insolvency Regulations 2015 ADGM FSRA introduces a new regulatory framework for Third Party Financial Technology Services ADGM introduces new Company Service Providers Framework Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed witnesses the launch of IFAD Elmar Capital SPV Limited fined USD 10000 by the ADGM FSRA for Purporting to be an Authorised Person Elmar Capital SPV Limited Fined USD 5000 for Purporting to Exceed the Scope of Licence ADGM RA and the Registrar of Companies in the Israeli Corporations Authority sign Statement of Cooperation ADGM enacts Electronic Transactions Framework ADGMA, ADDA, and ADSG launch Abu Dhabi Digital Programme