Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – October 2022

This edition includes - DFSA issues feedback statement following CP143, UAE FIU publishes report on fraud crimes, trends and typologies…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – September 2022

This edition includes - DFSA publish Cyber Thematic Review Report, Virtual asset guiding principles published by FSRA, FSRA enhances capital…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – August 2022

This edition includes - ADGM Registration Authority publishes priorities for 2022-2023, VARA issues regulations governing virtual assets marketing and DIFC…
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The ADGM Data Protection Regulations Amendment 2022 - What you need to know

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”) released its comprehensive data protection regulations in 2021 (the “Regulations”), repealing the Data Protection…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – July 2022

This edition includes - DFSA issues consultation paper no.144 ‘Miscellaneous Changes’, ADGM issues white paper on sustainable finance, FATF issues…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – June 2022

This edition includes - DFSA holds educational cyber security seminar, DIFC Academy holds ERS, CRS and FATCA training, ADGM announced…
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Are you prepared for FATCA and CRS Reporting?

The UAE Ministry of Finance extends FATCA and CRS reporting submission deadline to no later than 20 July 2022 in…
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FATCA and CRS Reporting Services

The UAE Ministry of Finance (“MoF”) recently launched a new centralised portal for submitting the annual reporting and risk assessment…
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UAE Outsourcing and Support:  Independent Non Executive Director Services

Waystone Compliance Solutions offers its clients operating in the financial centres of the DIFC and the ADGM various outsourcing options.
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – May 2022

This edition includes - DFSA outreach session on financial crime, ADGM issues consultation paper on commercial legislation, FCCP issues an…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – April 2022

This edition includes - DIFC consults on the prescribed company regulations, FSRA issues discussion paper on DeFi, SAMA opens consultation…
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Middle East Regulatory Update – March 2022

This Middle East Regulatory Update includes the following: DIFC & DFSA latest developments ADGM & FSRA latest developments Middle East…
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Virtual Assets Regulatory Landscape in the UAE

If you are in the virtual assets space, the UAE is likely to be firmly on your radar.
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – February 2022

This edition includes – DIFC holds AI festival, FSRA enhances framework to broaden participation in private capital markets, SCA reviews…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – January 2022

This edition includes - MENA Fintech Association Launches the Sustainable Fintech Alliance, FSRA to Merge Regulatory Committee with Appeals Panel,…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – December 2021

This edition includes - DIFC FinTech Hive’s largest accelerator programme launches Investor Day, IFC and ADGM launch ‘She Wins Arabia’,…
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Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - November 2021

This edition includes - DFSA Host Cyber Risk Forum, FSRA Issues a Report on Regulatory Technology, SCA Explores Ways to…
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Is an Outsourced Compliance Provider Appropriate for Your Firm?

The SEC’s Director of Examinations[1] recently reiterated the critical role that Chief Compliance Officers (“CCO”) play for both investment advisers…
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