Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is the financial free zone in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the UAE established in 2013 in order to promote the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a global financial centre, to develop the economy of the Emirate and make it an attractive environment for financial investments and an effective contributor to the international financial services industry. ADGM's three independent authorities – the Registration Authority, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) and ADGM Courts – ensure that ADGM business-friendly environment operates in line with international best practice that are recognised by major financial centres across the world.
Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) is a new financial hub for Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the Middle East, West China, Mongolia and Europe.
AIFC supports Kazakhstan's policy of modernisation and growth; making the business environment more friendly, attracting capital to accelerate development and providing companies with the most advanced, secure and effective investment instruments.
The AIFC operates within a special legal regime based on Common Law.
The Belgian Finance Center (BFC) is a non-profit organization created in 2009 by a consortium of banking and financial professionals based in Belgium. Its members include banks, brokers, asset managers, insurance companies, listed companies as well as various legal and financial advisers. Its mission is to provide its members with a forum for discussion, knowledge sharing, and network building. It tries to be a link between the various professional associations grouping banks, insurance companies, asset managers in order to strengthen the role of the Belgian financial community. The BFC organizes by-monthly conferences on current financial topics.
Busan International Financial City (BIFC) Promotion Center is established to support general operations necessary in establishing financial organizations, and create strategies for cultivating Busan into a financial hub. The conditions necessary for developing Busan into a financial hub will be realized, along with general operations including research of financial industries, infrastructure establishment of financial cities, cultivation of financial manpower, and promotion of financial cities.
The Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Oman is the sole regulator and supervisor of the capital and insurance markets. It was established in 1998 vide Royal Decree No. 80/98. The CMA's strategy revolves around the evolutional and dynamic nature of the sectors it supervises. The CMA has the vision that the Capital and Insurance markets will become an engine for sustainable economic growth and wealth creation. In order to achieve this vision the CMA will continue to develop and promote informed, efficient and effective markets and participation.
Casablanca Finance City (CFC) is an African financial and business hub located at the crossroad of continents. Recognized as the leading financial center in Africa, and partner of the largest financial centers, CFC has built a strong and thriving community of members across four major categories: financial companies, regional headquarters of multinationals, service providers and holdings.
CFC offers its members an attractive value proposition and a premium "Doing Business" support that fosters the deployment of their activities in Africa.
Frankfurt Main Finance (FMF) is the financial center initiative for Frankfurt am Main, the leading financial centre in Germany and the euro zone. The initiative has more than 60 members including the State of Hesse, the cities of Frankfurt and Eschborn, and dozens of prominent actors in the finance sector. Through their membership and engagement, they all demonstrate their close relationship to Frankfurt and desire to position Frankfurt amongst the top national and international Financial Centres. Frankfurt Main Finance leverages the influence of its members to advocate for the Financial Centre Frankfurt and provide high-caliber dialogue platforms.
The Hong Kong SAR Government established the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) in 2013 as a high-level, cross-sectoral advisory body to engage the industry in formulating proposals to promote the further development of Hong Kong's financial services industry and to map out the strategic direction for development. The FSDC has been incorporated as a company limited by guarantee with effect from September 2018 to allow it to better discharge its functions through research, market promotion and human capital development with more flexibility.
Luxembourg for Finance (LFF) is the Agency for the Development of the Financial Centre. It is a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg Government and the Luxembourg Financial Industry Federation (PROFIL), bringing together the various financial industry associations. Founded in 2008, its objective is to develop Luxembourg's financial centre and help open up markets and identify new business opportunities. LFF connects international investors to the range of financial services provided in Luxembourg, such as asset management and wealth management, banking, insurance, capital market operations or advisory services.
The Economic Development Board Mauritius (EDB) is an apex body operating under the aegis of the Prime Minister's Office mandated, inter alia, to promote and develop Mauritius as an International Financial Centre. The vision of the EDB is to create a sustainable high-income economy with opportunities for each and every citizen through economic planning and promotion. Building on its strong financial services sector, and its role for cross-border investments in emerging economies, Mauritius has forged a strong reputation as an International Financial Centre of choice. The appeal and economic track-record of Mauritius exudes a sense of trust, stability, and confidence, which is highly acclaimed by the international community.
Moscow International Financial Center (MIFC) is an ongoing process, a community effort by the business, the government and the Russian society in general. MIFC supports the modernization effort, affecting different parts of the economy – from financial markets and overall regulation to science and healthcare. The global economic and financial crisis of 2008 sent a clear message: the Russian economy lacks diversification, and Russia is in dire need of a competitive financial sector and a professional financial market. MIFC aims to establish a high-tech, world-class competitive financial market in Russia.
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world's leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, endeavours to promote Qatar as an attractive business & investment destination and lies in the cross-road between East and West. Qatar is ranked as one of the top economies in competitiveness, communications and innovation, and boasts one of the strongest and most dynamic markets in the MENA region. The QFC offers its own international legal, regulatory, tax and business environment governed by English common law, which allows up to 100% foreign ownership, 100% repatriation of profits, and 10% corporate tax on locally sourced profits.
Paris EUROPLACE is the organization in charge of promoting and developing the Paris financial marketplace. As a privileged intermediary of the European and French authorities, with which it maintains an ongoing and constructive dialogue, Paris EUROPLACE initiates proposals for the collective benefits of the financial centre.

TheCityUK is the industry-led body representing UK-based financial and related professional services. In the UK, across Europe and globally, we promote policies that drive competitiveness, support job creation and ensure long-term economic growth. The industry contributes 10% of the UK's total economic output and employs 2.3 million people, with two thirds of these jobs outside London. It is the largest tax payer, the biggest exporting industry and generates a trade surplus greater than all other net exporting industries combined.
Toronto Finance International (TFI) is a public-private partnership between Canada's largest financial services institutions and the government, and is the lead voice for the international promotion of the Toronto Financial Centre and the global prominence of Canada's financial services sector. TFI acts as a hub for Toronto's financial sector working with various stakeholders on initiatives which drive the growth and competitiveness of the industry. TFI's work spans from helping global financial services firms expand their operations in the Toronto Financial Centre, to working with the financial community, government and academia.

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