Dubai Financial Services Authority - (DFSA)


The Dubai Financial Services Authority is the independent regulator of all financial and ancillary services conducted through the DFIC, a purpose-built free-zone in Dubai.

The DFSA has signed 58 bilateral memoranda of understanding with regulators in jurisdictions across the world.

The DFSA’s regulatory mandate covers asset managements, banking and credit services, securities, collective investment funds, custody and trust services, commodities, futures trading, Islamic finance, insurance, an international equity exchange and an international commodities derivatives exchange.