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Global Reinsurance


Global Reinsurance (GR) is a leading media brand in international (re)insurance. Launched in 1990, the brand is actively involved with the (re)insurance community and is recognised as an authoritative source of knowledge on one of the most global of industries. Specialist journalists with years of industry experience of the sector provide in-depth analysis, while leading practitioners contribute opinion and perspective. Global Reinsurance is responsible for organising and hosting some of the sectors most successful events. Global Reinsurance organised Multaqa Qatar from 2007 – 2016 before launching the Dubai World Insurance Congress in 2017.

 

 

The Dubai International Financial Centre


Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is one of the world’s most advanced financial centres, and the leading financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), which comprises 72 countries with an approximate population of 3 billion and a nominal GDP of USD 7.7 trillion.

With a 15-year track record of facilitating trade and investment flows across the MEASA region, the Centre connects these fast-growing markets with the economies of Asia, Europe and the Americas through Dubai.

DIFC is home to an internationally recognised, independent regulator and a proven judicial system with an English common law framework, as well as the region’s largest financial ecosystem of more than 24,000 professionals working across over 2,300 active registered companies – making up the largest and most diverse pool of industry talent in the region.

The Centre’s vision is to drive the future of finance. Today, it offers one of the region’s most comprehensive FinTech and venture capital environments, including cost-effective licensing solutions, fit-for-purpose regulation, innovative accelerator programmes, and funding for growth-stage start-ups.

Comprising a variety of world-renowned retail and dining venues, a dynamic art and culture scene, residential apartments, hotels and public spaces, DIFC continues to be one of Dubai’s most sought-after business and lifestyle destinations.

For further information, please visit our website: difc.ae, or follow us on Twitter @DIFC.