WAIFC facilitates cooperation between financial centers, the exchange of best practices, and communication with the general public.

Feliz Ano Novo Lunar 2023!

Um Feliz e Prospero Ano do Coelho!
21 de janeiro de 2023 | Brussels, Belgium

Keiichi Aritomo sucede a Jennifer Reynolds como Presidente do Conselho de Administração da WAIFC, e Lamia Merzouki torna-se a primeira Vice-Presidente da WAIFC

Com uma base crescente de membros, ambos vêem o potencial e o valor do envolvimento com outros centros a nível global.
2 de janeiro de 2023 | Brussels, Belgium

Saudações

Boas festas! Que a Paz e a Alegria estejam convosco hoje e ao longo do Ano Novo. Gostaríamos de expressar a nossa mais profunda gratidão por todo o vosso apoio ao longo de 2022. Muito obrigado!
23 de dezembro de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Relatório da WAIFC sobre “Como os Principais Centros Financeiros Avançam a Inclusão e Literacia Financeira”

O relatório descreve o trabalho dos centros financeiros na promoção da educação e alfabetização financeira.
14 de dezembro de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Relatório WAIFC sobre "Apoio ao Ecossistema para a Recuperação e Crescimento Sustentado das PMEs”

A publicação baseia-se em conhecimentos especializados partilhados e parcerias trans-sectoriais fornecidas por vários centros financeiros.
28 de novembro de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Conversas do CFC com os líderes da WAIFC

Os nossos representantes daWAIFC participaram num novo episódio apresentado pelo nosso membro Casablanca Finance City.
8 de novembro de 2022 | Casablanca, Morocco

A Assembleia Geral Anual da WAIFC em Casablanca

A Aliança Mundial reúne-se em Casablanca para a sua AGM 2022 e acolhe FinanceMalta e Jersey Finance como novos membros.
26 de outubro de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Celebração dos vencedores do Prémio WAIFC Jovem Académico WAIFC

Quatro candidatos foram seleccionados para integrar a delegação da WAIFC e apresentar os seus documentos em Marrocos.
21 de outubro de 2022 | Casablanca, Morocco

A WAIFC reuniu-se com o Ministro do Investimento do Reino de Marrocos em Rabat

Os líderes da WAIFC encontraram-se com S.E. Mouhcine Jazouli, Ministro do Investimento do Reino de Marrocos, para discutir questões de desenvolvimento de centros financeiros e oportunidades para Marrocos.
20 de outubro de 2022 | Rabat, Morocco

Os líderes da WAIFC reúnem-se em Casablanca para a sua primeira Reunião Geral Anual no continente africano

A Cidade Financeira de Casablanca vai acolher a Assembleia Geral Anual da WAIFC em Casablanca de 19-21 de Outubro de 2022.
19 de outubro de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

Os quatro melhores trabalhos da WAIFC Young Academic Award 2022

Os quatro finalistas que terão a oportunidade única de apresentar as suas pesquisas na Assembleia Geral Anual da WAIFC em Casablanca. Por favor, votem no vosso trabalho favorito.
10 de outubro de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC em parceria com a Revolve Circular organizou uma mesa redonda sobre Financiamento da Economia Circular

Com a participação de uma série de economistas de alto nível, peritos, gestores de fundos e membros da WAIFC, o objectivo da mesa redonda era aumentar a sensibilização para os modelos da Economia Circular.
22 de setembro de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

A Assembleia Geral Anual doa WAIFC terá lugar em Casablanca este ano

A convite da Cidade Financeira de Casablanca, representantes da WAIFC reunir-se-ão em Casablanca no dia 20 de Outubro para a Assembleia Geral Anual da WAIFC de 2022.
18 de agosto de 2022 | Casablanca, Morocco

WAIFC organized a workshop at the Paris EUROPLACE International Financial Forum

WAIFC leaders discussed the future of financial centers on a panel moderated by our Managing Director Jochen Biedermann, by invitation of Arnaud de Bresson, CEO of Paris EUROPLACE.
12 de julho de 2022 | Paris, France

Forty-nine researchers from all over the world participate in the WAIFC Young Academic Award 2022

A mixed jury of WAIFC leaders and professors from WAIFC member countries will select the three winners and invite them to WAIFC’s AGM in Casablanca in October.
1 de julho de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC Publication on "The Future of Financial Centers," in partnership with DIFC and Z/Yen

WAIFC, DIFC, and Z/Yen spearhead global thinking on the future role of financial centers.
27 de junho de 2022 | Brussels, Belgium / Dubai, U.A.E.

WAIFC participated in the Astana Finance Days on June 27-29

WAIFC leaders spoke on two panels moderated by our Managing Director Jochen Biedermann.
27 de junho de 2022 | Nursultan, Kazakhstan

IFC Panels on Sustainable Finance

By invitation of Rwanda Finance, WAIFC leaders discussed the Sustainable Finance agenda in Africa and Europe.
24 de março de 2022 | Kigali, Rwanda

Meeting of the WAIFC Board of Directors & Extraordinary General Meeting in Kigali

WAIFC leaders witnessed Sub-Saharan African growth and the crucial role of Kigali International Financial Center in supporting it.
23 de março de 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.
22 de março de 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.
2 de fevereiro de 2022 | Tokyo, Japan

WAIFC Young Academic Award 2022

We invite young academics to submit papers or essays on the future of a sustainable and inclusive financial sector.
1 de fevereiro de 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.
27 de janeiro de 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.
26 de janeiro de 2022 | Dubai, U.A.E.

Season’s Greetings

Best wishes for the holiday season and health and happiness throughout the coming year.
24 de dezembro de 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.
9 de novembro de 2021 | Luxembourg

WAIFC Annual General Meeting in Dubai

The World Alliance meets in Dubai for its AGM 2021 and welcomes the Italian Banking, Insurance and Finance Federation as its 21st member.
26 de outubro de 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.
25 de outubro de 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.
13 de outubro de 2021 | Dublin, Ireland

WAIFC Publication on the "Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Banking Regulation"

Global financial centers call for regulation to help support post-COVID recovery.
31 de agosto de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

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

By invitation of the DIFC, WAIFC members will meet in Dubai on 26 October for WAIFC’s Annual General Meeting 2021.
10 de agosto de 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.
28 de junho de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC and AIFC co-organize a panel at the Astana Finance Days

Jennifer Reynolds will give a keynote on the panel on "The Role of International Financial Centers in Attracting International Capital" on 02 July.
21 de junho de 2021 | Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Stichting Capital Amsterdam joins WAIFC and becomes its 20th member

WAIFC welcomes Stichting Capital Amsterdam as a new member as well as Arif Amiri and Abdullah Al Rabiei as new board members.
3 de junho de 2021 | St. Petersburg, Russia

New Global Webinar Series on Artificial Intelligence in Finance

WAIFC announces its new global webinar series in partnership with the World Economic Forum and NVIDIA.
28 de abril de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

WAIFC Publication on "SME Finance: How regulators can ensure speedy and sustainable recovery from COVID-19"

This report analyzes regulatory and supervisory interventions and how critical those interventions have been for business continuity during the crisis so far.
22 de abril de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

Dubai International Financial Centre joins the WAIFC

DIFC joins the WAIFC as the fourth financial center from the GCC, bringing its membership to 19.
15 de março de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium / Dubai, U.A.E.

WAIFC Publication on "Supporting SMEs with Sustained Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery"

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold across the world in 2020, we began to see the scale of the impact it would have on SMEs globally. The inevitable economic downturn placed severe strain on them and demanded a national and international response.
2 de março de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

Webinar on Supporting SMEs with Sustained Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

We will present our most recent publication on SMEs on 02 March 2021 and discuss its findings and recommendations with international experts.
24 de fevereiro de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

Happy Lunar New Year!

On the Lunar New Year occasion, WAIFC would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to all our members and partners for their dedication, contribution, and support over the past extraordinary year.
5 de fevereiro de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium

Meet us at the Asian Financial Forum 2021

We will have a virtual booth at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong on 18-19 January 2021.
18 de janeiro de 2021 | Hong Kong, China

Jennifer Reynolds succeeds Arnaud de Bresson as Chair of the WAIFC's Board of Directors

The WAIFC Board has unanimously elected Jennifer Reynolds, President & CEO of Toronto Finance International, as the new Chair.
11 de janeiro de 2021 | Brussels, Belgium / Toronto, Canada

WAIFC Publication on "Innovation and FinTechs in a Post-Pandemic World"

WAIFC's new report highlights the role of innovation and FinTechs in post-pandemic economic recovery.
21 de dezembro de 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.
9 de dezembro de 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.
2 de dezembro de 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.
2 de dezembro de 2020 | Guangzhou, China

WAIFC Publication on "Sustainable finance in a post-pandemic world – the role of financial centers"

The report provides practical and impactful recommendations on the role that financial centers can play to support the economic recovery through the sustainability agenda.
2 de dezembro de 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
21 de outubro de 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.
20 de outubro de 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.
19 de outubro de 2020 | Doha, Qatar

WAIFC Annual General Meeting in Doha

Qatar Financial Centre virtually hosted our Annual General Meeting in 2020.
19 de outubro de 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.
30 de setembro de 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.
8 de julho de 2020 | Brussels, Belgium

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

Webinar during the Astana Finance Days
1 de julho de 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.
27 de maio de 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.
15 de maio de 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.
7 de maio de 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.
30 de abril de 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.
24 de abril de 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.
22 de abril de 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.”
22 de abril de 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.
20 de abril de 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.
19 de março de 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.
2 de março de 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.
15 de janeiro de 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.
14 de janeiro de 2020 | Hong Kong, China

WAIFC Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi

WAIFC welcomes the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council as a new member.
24 de outubro de 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.
23 de outubro de 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.
24 de setembro de 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.
5 de julho de 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.
2 de julho de 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.
2 de julho de 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.
26 de abril de 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).
1 de outubro de 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.
12 de julho de 2018 | Paris, France