Over the previous decade, Abu Dhabi has put a give attention to gaining recognition for the United Arab Emirates as a knowledge-driven monetary hub. It has undergone a radical transformation, constructing on the muse of an oil-based economic system.

Worldwide monetary centre Abu Dhabi International Market (ADGM), based mostly within the UAE’s capital, is a number one digital-first centre within the MENA area which has performed a catalytic position within the transformation. It began operations in 2015 and has created a progressive and modern ecosystem that has cemented its popularity as a destination-of-choice for start-ups and traders.

The main world hub for digital property (VA) launched the primary complete, bespoke regulatory VA framework. It was additionally the primary on this planet to herald the Digital Courtroom system — absolutely built-in with digital submitting, case administration and listening to providers. All events, legal professionals and court docket officers can work together, transparently and effectively — in real-time. ADGM is pushed by the target to strengthen and help Abu Dhabi’s imaginative and prescient for the long run, and serves as a strategic world hyperlink for the rising economies of the Center East, Africa and South Asia area (MEASA).

Working inside a global regulatory framework based mostly on direct utility of English Widespread Regulation, ADGM governs the whole Al Maryah Island, the emirate’s free zone. The island’s progressive and inclusive enterprise ecosystem gravitates towards world monetary and non-financial establishments. It leverages synergies between itself and a number of jurisdictions in one of many world’s most superior, various, and progressively ruled monetary hubs.


Beneath the management of ADGM chairman HE Ahmed Jassim Al Zaabi, innovation and financial growth have superior hand-in-hand. ADGM stays forward of the curve by growing strong options to satisfy the calls for of quickly altering markets and macro dynamics. From market entry to considerable capital, the ADGM ecosystem is designed to offer complete help to tech start-ups, hedge funds, SMEs, enterprise capitalists, and established monetary establishments.

Its focus is on growing key high-growth trade sectors: banking and financing, derivatives and commodities, aerospace, and the tech start-up group. It is usually lively in various clusters in conventional and “new age” finance; ADGM goals to harness all transformational financial prospects.


ADGM has anchored Abu Dhabi’s place as a monetary hub for world companies via its strategic impetus, and serves as a revered conduit to the UAE capital, forging a gateway to the burgeoning ecosystem within the MEASA area.