WAIFC facilita la cooperación entre centros financieros, el intercambio de mejores prácticas y la comunicación con el público en general.

WAIFC Report on “Supporting Ecosystem for Sustained Recovery and Growth of SMEs”

The publication is based on shared expertise and cross-sector partnerships provided by several financial centers.
November 28, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

CFC talks with the WAIFC leaders

Our WAIFC representatives participated in a new episode, hosted by our member Casablanca Finance City
November 8, 2022 | Casablanca, Morocco

WAIFC Annual General Meeting in Casablanca

The World Alliance meets in Casablanca for its AGM 2022 and welcomes FinanceMalta and Jersey Finance as new members.
October 26, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Celebration of the WAIFC Young Academic Award winners

Four candidates were selected to join the WAIFC delegation and present their papers in Morocco.
October 21, 2022 | Casablanca, Morocco

WAIFC met the Minister of Investment of the Kingdom of Morocco in Rabat

WAIFC leaders met H.E. Mouhcine Jazouli, Minister of Investment of the Kingdom of Morocco, to discuss issues of financial center development and opportunities for Morocco.
October 20, 2022 | Rabat, Morocco

WAIFC leaders convene in Casablanca for its first Annual General Meeting on the African continent

Casablanca Finance City is going to host WAIFC's Annual General Meeting in Casablanca from 19-21 October 2022.
October 19, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Top four papers of WAIFC Young Academic Award 2022

Top four finalists that will have the unique opportunity to present their research at WAIFC’s Annual General Meeting in Casablanca. Please vote for your favorite paper.
October 10, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC in partnership with Revolve Circular hosted a roundtable on Financing the Circular Economy

Attended by a range of high-profile economists, experts, fund managers and WAIFC members, the purpose of the roundtable was to raise awareness about Circular Economy models.
September 22, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

The WAIFC Annual General Meeting will be held in Casablanca this year

By invitation of Casablanca Finance City, WAIFC representatives will meet in Casablanca on 20 October for WAIFC’s Annual General Meeting 2022.
August 18, 2022 | Casablanca, Morocco

WAIFC organiza un seminario en el Foro Financiero Internacional de París EUROPLACE

Los líderes de WAIFC debatirán el futuro de los centros financieros en un panel moderado por nuestro Director General Jochen Biedermann, por invitación de Arnaud de Bresson, Director General de París EUROPLACE.
July 12, 2022 | Paris, France

Cuarenta y nueve investigadores de todo el mundo participan en el Premio WAIFC para Jóvenes Académicos 2022

Un jurado mixto compuesto por dirigentes y profesores de los países miembros de la WAIFC seleccionará a los tres ganadores y los invitará a la Asamblea General de la WAIFC que se celebrará en octubre en Casablanca.
July 1, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC organiza un seminario en el Foro Financiero Internacional de París EUROPLACE

Los líderes de WAIFC debatirán el futuro de los centros financieros en un panel moderado por nuestro Director General Jochen Biedermann, por invitación de Arnaud de Bresson, Director General de París EUROPLACE.
June 27, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium / Dubai, U.A.E.

WAIFC participó en las Jornadas Financieras de Astana del 27 al 29 de junio

Los líderes de WAIFC intervinieron en dos paneles moderados por nuestro Director General, Jo-chen Biedermann.
June 27, 2022 | Nursultan, Kazakhstan

Paneles de la CFI sobre finanzas sostenibles

Por invitación de Rwanda Finance, los dirigentes de la WAIFC debatieron sobre la agenda de las finanzas sostenibles en África y Europa.
March 24, 2022 | Kigali, Rwanda

Reunión de la Junta Directiva de WAIFC y Asamblea General Extraordinaria en Kigali.

Los líderes de WAIFC fueron testigos del crecimiento del África subsahariana y del papel crucial del Centro Financiero Internacional de Kigali para apoyarlo.
March 23, 2022 | Kigali, Rwanda

President Kagame invites WAIFC leaders to his office

WAIFC representatives met the President of Rwanda today to discuss the development of the Kigali international financial center.
March 22, 2022 | Kigali, Rwanda

WAIFC participates in the FinCity.Tokyo Global Forum 2022

Several WAIFC board members spoke about the collaboration among financial centers in the Post COVID19 era.
February 2, 2022 | Tokyo, Japan

WAIFC 2022, Premio a Jóvenes Académicos

Invitamos a jóvenes académicos a enviar trabajos o ensayos sobre el futuro de un sector financiero sostenible e inclusivo.
February 1, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Happy Lunar New Year 2022!

WAIFC would like to wish you a healthy, prosperous, happy Lunar New Year. We wish you fullness of the vigour and vitality of the Tiger.
January 27, 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

DIFC and WAIFC Data Privacy Roundtable

DIFC and WAIFC organized the first Roundtable on "How Financial Centers Around the World Can Work Together to Support Data-Enabled Sharing and Trade for Business" today.
January 26, 2022 | Dubai, U.A.E.

Season’s Greetings

Best wishes for the holiday season and health and happiness throughout the coming year.
December 24, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

Roundtable of EU Financial Centers and Federations as a regional chapter of the WAIFC established

The Roundtable will promote the creation of a common EU financial market and financial services cooperation between EU member states.
November 9, 2021 | Luxembourg

WAIFC Annual General Meeting in Dubai

La Alianza Mundial de Centros Financieros Internacionales (WAIFC) se reúne en Dubai para su Reunión General Anual 2021 y da la bienvenida a la Federación Italiana de Banca, Seguros y Finanzas (FeBAF) como su vigésimo primer miembro.
October 26, 2021 | Dubai, U.A.E.

Joint webinar with Stuttgart Financial on accelerating Sustainable Finance

By invitation of Stuttgart Financial, WAIFC leaders met at the Expo Dubai to discuss the role of financial centers in managing the transition.
October 25, 2021 | Dubai, U.A.E.

Joint webinar with FC4S on "Financial Centers on the Road to COP26"

In our webinar ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, we discussed what financial centers have achieved so far and what they expect from COP26.
October 13, 2021 | Dublin, Ireland

Publicación de WAIFC sobre "Impacto de COVID-19 en el Futuro de la Regulación Bancaria"

Los Centros Financieros mundiales piden una regulación para ayudar a respaldar la recuperación post COVID.
August 31, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

La Reunión General Anual de WAIFC se celebrará este año en Dubai

Por invitación del Centro Financiero Internacional de Dubai (DIFC), los miembros de WAIFC se reunirán en Dubai el 26 de Octubre para la Reunión General Anual de WAIFC 2021.
August 10, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC Publication on "How international financial centers can help drive international regulatory cooperation post-COVID-19"

Global financial centers unite in a call for increased international regulatory cooperation to support COVID-19 recovery.
June 28, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC y AIFC coorganizan un panel en Astana Finance Days

El 2 de Julio, Jennifer Reynolds dará un discurso de apertura en el panel sobre "El papel de los Centros Financieros Internacionales en la atracción de capital internacional".
June 21, 2021 | Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Stichting Capital Amsterdam se une a WAIFC y se convierte en el vigésimo miembro

WAIFC da la bienvenida a Stichting Capital Amsterdam como nuevo miembro, así como a Arif Amiri y Abdullah Al Rabiei como nuevos miembros de la junta.
June 3, 2021 | St. Petersburg, Russia

Lanzamos una Nueva Serie de Seminarios webs Globales Inteligencia Artificial en Finanzas

WAIFC anuncia su nueva serie global de seminarios web en asociación con el Foro Económico Mundial y NVIDIA.
April 28, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC publica su segundo informe sobre financiación a PYMEs: 'Cómo los reguladores pueden garantizar una recuperación rápida y sostenible del COVID-19'

Este informe analiza las intervenciones regulatorias y de supervisión en los países miembros de la Alianza, y cuán críticas han sido esas intervenciones para la continuidad del negocio durante la crisis hasta ahora.
April 22, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

El Centro Financiero Internacional de Dubai (DIFC por sus siglas en inglés) se une a WAIFC

DIFC se une a WAIFC como el cuarto centro financiero del GCC, con lo que el total de miembros asciende a 19.
March 15, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium / Dubai, U.A.E.

Publicación de WAIFC sobre "Apoyo a las PYMEs para una recuperación económica sostenida después de una pandemia"

A medida que la pandemia de COVID-19 se apoderó de todo el mundo en 2020, comenzamos a ver la magnitud del impacto que tendría en el desarrollo de las PYMEs. La inevitable recesión económica ejerció una gran presión sobre las pymes a nivel mundial y exigió una respuesta nacional e internacional.
March 2, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

Seminario web sobre el apoyo a las Pymes para una recuperación económica sostenida después de una pandemia

Presentaremos nuestra publicación más reciente sobre las PYMEs el 2 de Marzo de 2021 y discutiremos hallazgos y recomendaciones con expertos internacionales.
February 24, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

¡Feliz Año Nuevo Lunar!

En la ocasión del Año Nuevo Lunar, la WAIFC expresa nuestra más sincera gratitud a todos nuestros miembros y socios por su dedicación, contribución y apoyo durante el pasado año extraordinario.
February 5, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

Encuéntrenos en el Foro Financiero Asiático 2021

Tendremos un stand virtual en el Foro Financiero Asiático en Hong Kong, del 18 al 19 de Enero de 2021. También organizaremos dos sesiones de encuentros y relacionamientos.
January 18, 2021 | Hong Kong, China

Jennifer Reynolds sucede a Arnaud de Bresson como Presidenta de la Junta Directiva de WAIFC

La Junta de WAIFC ha elegido por unanimidad a Jennifer Reynolds, Presidenta y Directora Ejecutiva de Toronto Finance International, como nueva Presidenta de la Alianza.
January 11, 2021 | Brussels, Belgium / Toronto, Canada

Publicación de WAIFC sobre "Innovación y tecnología financiera en un mundo post pandémico"

El nuevo informe de WAIFC destaca el papel de la innovación y las FinTechs en la recuperación económica post pandémica.
December 21, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

Webinar on Sustainable finance in a post-pandemic world

We will present our most recent publication and discuss its findings and recommendations with international experts.
December 9, 2020 | Stuttgart, Germany / Abu Dhabi, UAE

Meeting of the WAIFC Board of Directors & Extraordinary General Meeting

WAIFC welcomes Nick Barigye and Jong Hwa Kim as new board members.
December 2, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

Presentation at the Asian Financial Summit Forum

Our managing director gave a presentation on New Opportunities for Belt and Road Financial Cooperation at the Asian Financial Summit Forum, organized by AFCA.
December 2, 2020 | Guangzhou, China

Publicación de WAIFC sobre "Finanzas sostenibles en un mundo pospandémico: el papel de los Centros Financieros"

El informe proporciona recomendaciones prácticas e impactantes sobre el papel que pueden desempeñar los Centros Financieros para apoyar la recuperación económica a través de la agenda de sostenibilidad.
December 2, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

Central Bank Digital Currency: Key Developments and Relevance in the Post COVID-19 Monetary Environment

Webinar as part of the Qatar Financial Centres Webcast Series, at the sidelines of our Annual General Meeting
October 21, 2020 | Doha, Qatar

WAIFC Innovation & Technology Forum has defined the role of financial centers in the fight against COVID-19

The first WAIFC Innovation & Technology Forum was held on 20 October virtually. Leading global experts and leaders of financial and innovation centers discussed solutions aimed at stabilizing the global economy.
October 20, 2020 | Doha, Qatar

Rwanda Finance joins the WAIFC as the 3rd African financial center

WAIFC welcomes Rwanda Finance as a new member and Dr. King Au as a new board member.
October 19, 2020 | Doha, Qatar

WAIFC Annual General Meeting in Doha

Qatar Financial Centre virtually hosted our Annual General Meeting in 2020.
October 19, 2020 | Doha, Qatar

First WAIFC Innovation & Technology Forum

We are pleased to announce our first Innovation and Technology Forum. We organize the Forum virtually on 20 October, together with Moscow International Financial Centre and Qatar Financial Centre.
September 30, 2020 | Doha, Qatar

Third FinTech Webinar with Findexable: Open Banking Innovation. Open Sesame?

In a third FinTech webinar with Findexable, we discussed Open Banking today. A growing list of countries are looking at Open Banking regulation as a way to drive financial services innovation in their own markets, encourage the provision of new services, and improve the customer experience.
July 8, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

International Financial Centers: Sustaining SME Growth in a Post-COVID World – Webinar

Webinar during the Astana Finance Days
July 1, 2020 | Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Joint declaration on the current pandemic

WAIFC promotes international cooperation, sustainable investments, and avoiding the self-defeating lure of protectionism during this global health and economic emergency.
May 27, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

Stuttgart Financial joins the WAIFC

WAIFC welcomes Stuttgart Financial as a new member and Zahra Abdel Rassoul as well as Keiichi Aritomo as new board members.
May 15, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

Second FinTech Webinar with Findexable: Enabling a great leap forward?

In the second of our series representatives from global financial centers in Doha, Hong Kong, and Luxembourg joined Jochen Biedermann and Simon Hardie to discuss whether the world after lockdown will be more diverse and more digital.
May 7, 2020 | London, UK

FinTech Webinar with Findexable: Regulation, resilience and SMEs focus attention of global financial hubs through corona-crisis

In the first of a 2-part series representatives from global financial centers in London, Paris, and Toronto joined Jochen Biedermann and Simon Hardie to discuss the impact of Covid-19 and the role of financial centers in preparing for recovery.
April 30, 2020 | London, UK

New FinTech Webinar Series in Partnership with Findexable

Together with Findexable, WAIFC starts a new series of FinTech webinars discussing the road from crisis to opportunities. Register free of charge for the first two webinars on 30 April 2020 and 07 May 2020.
April 24, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC Publication on “How global financial centers can help combat the COVID-19 pandemic"

WAIFC stresses the importance of international cooperation in the fight against the consequences of the corona pandemic for the economy and the financial industry.
April 22, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC Publication on “The role of financial centers in driving economic growth"

WAIFC announces its first major publication on “The role of financial centers in driving economic growth.”
April 22, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

News and activities of our members in the current crisis

Our members, the leading international financial centers, have launched a wide range of activities to mitigate the effects of the current crisis. We have compiled an overview for you.
April 20, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC participates in the FinCity.Tokyo Global Forum

WAIFC representatives participated in a panel at the Global Forum, co-hosted by WAIFC member FinCity.Tokyo and NIKKEI.
March 19, 2020 | Tokyo, Japan

WAIFC welcomes FinCity.Tokyo as a new member

FinCity.Tokyo, the organization of the Tokyo financial center, has become the 16th member of the WAIFC.
March 2, 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

Interview with Xinhua News at HK FSDC

Christopher Hui, Executive Director of the HK FSDC, and Jochen Biedermann, Managing Director of the WAIFC gave an interview to the Chinese Xinhua News Agency.
January 15, 2020 | Hong Kong, China

Meeting with the Hong Kong SAR Government

During the Asian Financial Forum, WAIFC leaders met the Honorable James Lau, the Hong Kong SAR Secretary for Financial Services & Treasury, for discussions.
January 14, 2020 | Hong Kong, China

WAIFC Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi

WAIFC welcomes the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council as a new member.
October 24, 2019 | Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Fintech Abu Dhabi 2019

WAIFC leaders and FinTech experts took part in the largest Fintech Festival in the MENA region.
October 23, 2019 | Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

New section: "Opinions"

On a regular basis, we will share with you an article that was personally written by a member or a senior leader of the WAIFC.
September 24, 2019 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC Award for Nursultan Nazarbayev, First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

First President Nazarbayev's outstanding service in building a constructive dialogue between global financial centers, inspired by the creation of the AIFC, was honored by the WAIFC.
July 5, 2019 | Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Meeting of the WAIFC FinTech Initiative in Nur-Sultan

WAIFC leaders and FinTech experts discussed best practices in FinTech talent development.
July 2, 2019 | Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Meeting of the WAIFC Board of Directors & Extraordinary General Meeting in Nur-Sultan

WAIFC welcomed TheCityUK, Qatar Financial Centre, and EDB Mauritius as new members.
July 2, 2019 | Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Meeting of the WAIFC FinTech Initiative in Casablanca

WAIFC's FinTech Initiative met in Casablanca for discussing best practices in FinTech ecosystem building.
April 26, 2019 | Casablanca, Morocco

Launching of the World Alliance of International Financial Centers

After announcing their strategic alliance in Paris on July 12, eleven financial centers have launched the World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC).
October 1, 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

Financial Services Leaders Announce Establishment Process of the WAIFC

The World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC) is a new global strategic alliance to facilitate cooperation and economic growth.
July 12, 2018 | Paris, France