About the QFC
The Qatar Financial Centre is a global business and ﬁnancial centre. Its onshore platform provides opportunities to expand to and from the Middle East.
Established in 2005, the QFC offers domestic and international firms the opportunity to establish a broad range of banking, investment management and insurance businesses under a legal and regulatory regime that meets international best practice.
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About the QFC Regulatory Authority
The QFC Regulatory Authority is the independent regulator of the QFC, established to authorise and regulate firms and individuals conducting financial services in or from the QFC. It was established by Law No. 7 of 2005 of the State of Qatar.
The QFC Regulatory Authority’s objectives include the promotion and maintenance of efficiency, transparency, integrity and confidence in the QFC, as well as the maintenance of financial stability and reduction of systemic risk. We also strive to develop financial awareness and protection for customers and investors.
As part of Qatar’s National Vision for 2030, the State of Qatar has committed itself to creating a dynamic and sustainable economy by increasing economic diversification through the re-investment of its significant energy wealth into various industries. Through its robust legal and regulatory framework, the QFC Regulatory Authority provides the means into one of the fastest growing economies in the world.