Dubai-based law firm, school to start accepting crypto payments
Ashish Mehta of Ashish Mehta & Associates claims Dubai and the UAEs regulatory and compliance framework encouraged his law firm to accept crypto payments.
Kraken secures regulatory approval to set up shop in Abu Dhabi
Kraken has become the latest crypto exchange to secure regulatory approval for a regional HQ in the UAE.
Floyd Mayweather to fight Don Moore in the world’s first-ever NFT sports event in Dubai
The worlds first NFT pay-per-view boxing match is taking place in Dubai, and it features two undefeated boxers, Floyd Mayweather and Don Moore.
Emirates airline launches NFT as it flies into the Metaverse
Emirates airline has revealed that it is going to convert its pavilion at the Expo 2020 in Dubai into a Web3, NFTs, and Metaverse projects center.
Binance gets in principle approval to operate in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi has become the third Middle Eastern jurisdiction to grant Binance regulatory approval after Dubai and Bahrain.
Exchanges in the Emirates: Crypto.com and Bybit to set up shop in Dubai
Crypto.com and Bybit have become the latest crypto firms to secure approval for full scale operations in the UAE.
FTX Europe becomes the first crypto exchange licensed under Dubai’s regulatory framework
FTX Europe became the first approved virtual asset exchange to offer complex crypto derivatives dedicated to professional institutional investors within the highly regarded international jurisdiction.
Binance seeks to open shop in Dubai, strengthening its foothold in the Middle East
Crypto exchange Binance is in discussions with Dubai World Trade Centre free zone for a virtual asset service provider license to operate in Dubai. A favorable ruling would further bolster its presence in the Middle East.
Dubai establishes watchdog to regulate virtual assets under first crypto law
The Emirate announced the enactment of The Dubai Virtual Asset Regulation Law, under which it will establish a new regulatory authority to oversee the virtual asset industry, which includes crypto and NFTs.
Binance is embracing regulation as it eyes UAE for its next global hub
CZ is becoming a fixture in the UAE and wants to bring Binance into the country's booming crypto scene.
Binance agrees to help Dubai develop ‘progressive virtual asset regulations’
The Dubai World Trade Centre Authority sets out to become a “comprehensive zone and regulator for virtual assets and crypto.”
Dubai World Trade Centre is becoming a crypto hub, will rollout a new “world-class regulatory framework”
With the new initiative, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continue ranking high on the list of crypto-friendly jurisdictions.
$200 million ‘Bitcoin Fund’ receives approval for listing on Nasdaq Dubai
The fund will allow the Middle East’s first listed digital asset product to be able to deliver on the growing demand from regional institutional investors.
Ripple deploys its first on-demand liquidity tool in the Middle East
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is home to the world’s top remittance corridors.
Ripple helps establish payments corridor between Egypt and UAE
Decentralized payments network RippleNet will be used to connect the National Bank of Egypt and UAE-based financial services provider LuLu International Exchange.
Young Arabs are more ‘bullish’ on crypto investments than Westerners
UAE investors were more upbeat on the future of the broader crypto market than Western expats, a survey found.
A $1.45 billion Bitcoin fund is soon listing on NASDAQ Dubai
3IQ's rapidly-growing Bitcoin Fund turns its sights to the Middle East.
Major Dubai crypto fund to sell $750M worth of BTC to buy Cardano and Polkadot
FD7 Ventures, a Dubai-based crypto investment fund with $1 billion under management, has announced plans to sell off $750 million worth of their Bitcoin holdings in the next month.