Abu Dhabi Global Market has been established by UAE Federal Decree, It is an award-winning international financial centre with its jurisdiction that extends across the entire 114 hectares of Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
The are 3 independent authorities of Abu Dhabi Global Market which ensure that it operates in line with international best practices and recognised by major financial centres worldwide are listed below:
- Registration Authority (RA),
- Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA)
- ADGM Courts
ADGM has quickly acquired global recognition for its strong, innovative, and responsive business-friendly ecosystem since its launch in late October 2015. ADGM introduced several "firsts" both regionally and worldwide through collaboration and an emphasis on understanding business needs. ADGM, as a growth accelerator, adds value to its customers and peers while also contributing to Abu Dhabi's ambitious growth agenda.
For Abu Dhabi residents and visitors, ADGM, an international financial centre (IFC), is a must-see site. It has a fantastic assortment of restaurants, shopping centers, hotels, and homes, all of which are set against the gorgeous Abu Dhabi skyline.
ADGM Square, the ADGM Authorities Building, four office towers, The Galleria Mall, Four Seasons Hotel Al Maryah, Rosewood Abu Dhabi Hotel, and the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Hospital are all part of the IFC's first phase of development.
Abu Dhabi Global Market allows following types of companies or business entities within its premises:
- Cell Company
- Investment Company
The complete processing time would take a maximum of 10 working days from documents clearance.