‘No Coffee for Bitcoin’ Starbucks Clarifies

Starbucks has clarified that it will not be accepting Bitcoin (BTC) or other cryptocurrencies as payment, despite misleading reports from mainstream media. Earlier last Friday,...

ADX, Nasdaq Dubai Sign Index License Agreement

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, and Nasdaq Dubai have signed an agreement to develop and launch an Index Futures contract based on the Abu...

VAT in GCC: Are Your Accounting Systems Ready?

Compliance with the UAE VAT Law may require significant changes to a business’ technology, operations, financial management and bookkeeping practices. The law, which comes into...

Electronic IPO Services Highlighted at ADX

ADX hosts session on new Electronic IPO (eKtetab) services with leading UAE banks Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region’s leading financial market, recently held...

Western Union Enables Money Transfers via Messenger

Western Union, a leader in global payments, today announced an innovative and compelling way for Facebook Messenger users in the U.S. to send money...

Digital Payments Giant Debuts on Fortune Future 50 List

Debuting on the first-ever Provider Debuts on ? Now that’s priceless. Coming in at No. 14 Mastercard has been recognized as a leader on...

DFM Mobile App Goes Live

Investors’ connection with Dubai Financial Market (DFM) trading activity and services has been made easier with DFM’s new smart services application, which provides investors...

Will looming VAT, corporate tax hurt UAE expats?

For millions of expats working in the country, the fear of having to pay levies is very real, observes Saad Maniar… Over the years, one...

DFSA Issues General Investor Statement on Cryptocurrencies

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) wishes to draw investors’ attention to certain new and evolving online offerings. These product offerings tend to involve...

Management Accountants Optimistic About Future Earning and Learning

“Never better time to be a management accountant” Pay levels for management accountants are performing well against the backdrop of low global inflation. The latest annual...

Another step closer to VAT implementation in GCC

The Ministry of Finance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently launched a series of Value Added Tax (VAT) and excise awareness sessions...

Start Path Global Startups Forecast a Fintech Future

Mastercard Start Path Global Startups Forecast a Fintech Future Applications currently being accepted for Start Path Global 2017 summer class Today, Mastercard announced opening...