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February 28, 2019

Arab world is the last part of the world which joined the crypto community. Its first crypto exchange was established in 2018 while other worldwide exchange began operating back in 2014. However, the Arab countries, in compare to other nations, decided to approach this issue with the utmost responsibility.

The island country in Persian Gulf – Bahrain – has completed the final vers...

February 26, 2019

Waqfe, one of the fastest growing fintechs in the GCC announced the launch of its next generation banking platform, Aion Digital. Aion is a fully mobile platform that builds secure digital banks.

The launch coincided with the expansion of Aion to UAE market and signing of a major multiyear contract with a significant confidential financial institution. In Bahrain, Aion digital pla...

February 25, 2019

Exclusive: Bahrain Fintech Bay CEO Khalid Saad said that Silicon Fintech Bay will open as soon as late March

CEO Khalid Saad 

Bahrain Fintech Bay is working to establish three “sister platforms” in the United States and Singapore to build links between firms working in the fintech sector, according to CEO Khalid Saad.

In an exclusive interview with Arabian Business, Saad revealed th...

February 25, 2019

The event brought together local and global regulators, policy makers and policy advocates

Manama, Bahrain -  RegFact 2019 was held yesterday at the Diplomat Radisson Blu under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain. The event brought together local and global regulators, policy makers and policy advocates in the regulatory technology industry, and 250 delegates fr...

February 19, 2019

To what extent can laws be reformed to enable a more attractive destination for foreign investors?

AL RUMAIHI: Over the next few years we have a number of priorities aimed at driving foreign direct investment (FDI). This includes a new bankruptcy law that introduces measures to allow company reorganisation, where the management can remain in place and continue business operations...

February 19, 2019

Bahrain's focus on shaping a regional hub for entrepreneurs as part of its ongoing efforts to meet key goals within the Economic Vision 2030 comes under the spotlight next month when it hosts Startup Bahrain Week, a series of inspirational networking events for entrepreneurs, investors and businesses.

Running between 3-7 March 2019, the fast-emerging regional startup com...

February 18, 2019

Time is running out for financial services providers in Bahrain to give their views on a proposed regulatory framework for digital financial advice, or 'robo advice'.

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) issued draft directives last month which, once adopted, would enable regulated firms in Bahrain to use technology to offer financial advice to customers in the country. Its consultat...

February 15, 2019

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will take centre stage and share his thoughts and predictions on the current and future state of the global financial technology industry.

Bahrain’s central role in the rapidly developing world of FinTech will be celebrated later this month with a series of conferences and seminars for experts from the global financial and technology communities.

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