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Fundamentals in place for UAE MSCI upgrade

The UAE has the fundamentals in place to achieve an upgrade from index provider MSCI to emerging market status, the chief executive officer of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority said on Wednesday.

November 24, 2011 1:55

Dubai expands jurisdiction of English-language court

Dubai's government has established a new law allowing regional and foreign firms to file disputes with the Gulf emirate's English-language Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, state media reported late Monday.

November 1, 2011 11:23
E*Trade to close Dubai office

E*Trade to close Dubai office

E*Trade Financial Corp is closing its Dubai branch, just months after it was fined in the emirate for breaching anti-money laundering controls, the online U.S. broker said on Tuesday.

August 2, 2011 4:20

UAE bankruptcy law in early draft stages – official

New legislation intended to replace current laws

February 28, 2011 3:52
What’s going on at DIFC?

What’s going on at DIFC?

Busy times at the iconic DIFC building, where revenue figures and rumours of an Abu Dhabi invasion have been whipping up interest. Kipp supposes this is all good news.

December 20, 2010 3:38

Bank of Cyprus to set up unit in Dubai

The unit would be based in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

December 14, 2010 4:08

Dubai financial centre to cut rental costs for tenants

Some tenants to get 50 percent discount say officials.

December 12, 2010 9:44

CB Richard Ellis Investors Opens UAE Office

Establishes DIFC presence to better service existing and new investors in the Middle East and North Africa .

October 1, 2010 9:20

Former DIFC chief held in fraud probe

Omar bin Sulaiman, former governor of the Dubai International Financial Center, is being questioned by authorities over alleged $13.6 million financial crime.

March 24, 2010 10:43
Feeding off each other

Feeding off each other

DIFC is the world’s 7th most competitive financial center, while Dubai is the 10th, according to a report by the DIFC and KPMG in the UAE. The authorities claim that DIFC’s success-story is boosting Dubai’s profile. How?

December 22, 2009 12:53