QFCRA proposes new rules to update professional investor fund regime

QFCRA proposes new rules to update professional investor fund regime

The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) has released a Consultation Paper that proposes a comprehensive updating and broadening of the regulatory framework for professional investor funds in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC).

Qatar International Court confirms status as 'opt-in court of arbitration'

Qatar International Court confirms status as 'opt-in court of arbitration'

Strengthening parties’ confidence in selecting the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC) as the competent court of arbitration, its First Instance Circuit has issued a Note of its Ruling in the case of C v D

WEF names Sheikha Alanoud as Young Global Leader

WEF names Sheikha Alanoud as Young Global Leader

Sheikha Alanoud bint Hamad al-Thani, managing director of Business Development at Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority, has been selected to join the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders (YGL) for the class of 2021.

McNair strengthens arbitration team

McNair strengthens arbitration team

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) based McNair Chambers, which finds Doha’s growing stature as the hub for arbitration, has strengthened its international arbitration team by inducting eminent personalities in the legal jurisprudence from across the globe.

Qatar e-commerce sales expected to reach over $3.2bn by 2022

Qatar e-commerce sales expected to reach over $3.2bn by 2022

E-commerce sales in Doha are expected to reach more than $3.2bn by 2022 as many retailers and consumers shift to online platforms, allowing substantial growth of digital payment gateways and contactless payments

Official underscores QFC’s role in growth of Qatar’s fintech industry

Official underscores QFC’s role in growth of Qatar’s fintech industry

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has been playing a significant role in the development of Qatar’s thriving financial technology (fintech) ecosystem by providing local and international firms with a wide range of benefits.

QFC posts 63.7% jump in number of new firms in 2020

QFC posts 63.7% jump in number of new firms in 2020

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region, has witnessed a "significant" 63.7% year-on-year increase in the number of new firms licensed on its platform in 2020.

QFC contributes 1% to Qatar’s total gross domestic product

QFC contributes 1% to Qatar’s total gross domestic product

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has contributed 1% to Qatar’s total gross domestic product (GDP), implying that 1% of Qatar’s total economic activity was generated by the QFC’s activities.

QFC is ideal entryway for US firms to access Qatar innovation ecosystem: Al-Jaida

QFC is ideal entryway for US firms to access Qatar innovation ecosystem: Al-Jaida

Qatar offers a range of new business expansion and innovation opportunities to companies from around the world, especially those from across the US, according to a top official of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC).

'Qatar has potential to become de-facto hub for the Gulf tech'

'Qatar has potential to become de-facto hub for the Gulf tech'

Cash-rich Qatar should focus on later stage startups than early stage entities as the country has the potential to dominate in that area to become a de-facto hub for the Gulf tech, according to an global investment manager.

Qatar is a destination of choice for global investors: Al-Jaida

Qatar is a destination of choice for global investors: Al-Jaida

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) hosted a webinar entitled, ‘Strategic Risk Management – Factors to Consider When Investing in and out of Qatar,’ to give global investors expert advice on mitigating risks when investing in Qatar and other international markets.

'Companies wishing to operate in QFC stand to save as much as $10,000'

'Companies wishing to operate in QFC stand to save as much as $10,000'

Qualified financial technology (fintech) companies wishing to operate in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) stand to save as much as $10,000 as the QFC kicked off its ‘Tech Talk’ series.