DFSA

DFSA Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Seven New Firms Into…

The Dubai Financial Services Authority ("DFSA") announced the acceptance of seven new firms into its cohort process, which permits companies to apply for an Innovation Testing Licence ("ITL"). The ITL forms part of the DFSA’s…

Sarwa Robo Advisory

Robo Advisory Firm Sarwa First to Graduate from…

Robo-advisory firm Sarwa has become the first participant to graduate from the Dubai Financial Services Authority's regulatory sandbox following nearly 12 months of testing. Having been granted an Innovation Testing Licence from the regulator, Sarwa offers…

DFSA

DFSA Board Appoints Bryan Stirewalt as Next Chief…

The Board of Directors (“Board”) of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (“DFSA”) has today announced, following a global search, the appointment of Bryan Stirewalt as the next Chief Executive of the DFSA. Bryan will succeed…

DFSA Joins Peers in discussion on a Global…

[caption id="attachment_314248" align="alignleft" width="198"] Ian Johnston, Chief Executive at the DFSA[/caption] The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), in collaboration with 11 other financial regulators and associated organisations from around the world, has today issued a…

DFSA: Notice of Amendments to Legislation

[caption id="attachment_312376" align="alignleft" width="212"] Saeb Eigner, DFSA Chairman[/caption] Following the ending of the consultation period on a number of proposed legislative changes that were set out in Consultation Paper No. 117 the Dubai Financial Services…

DFSA Hosts 4th Annual Supervision Session

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) held its Annual Supervision Session with the Compliance Officers Network Group (CONG) last week, to discuss key developments and priorities for the financial services industry in the Dubai International…

AxiTrader Expands its Operation in Middle-East with Launch…

[caption id="attachment_23095" align="alignleft" width="137"] Rajesh Yohannan, Chief Executive Officer at AxiTrader[/caption] Australia based investment trader and retail Fx broker, AxiTrader has announced the opening of its new office in Dubai. AxiTrader has secured the license…