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Oct 4 2010 onwards

4 October 2010 — DFSA Launches Arabic Website



Dubai, UAE, 4 October 2010: The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) announced the launch of an Arabic version of its website, www.dfsa.ae. This is part of the Authority's strategy to realise its communication endeavours in Arabic, and this initiative accompanies the DFSA's various regulatory publications, also written in Arabic.

The Chief Executive of the DFSA, Mr Paul Koster said: “Ensuring we meet the needs of our stakeholders is paramount to the DFSA. We consider communication in the native tongue an important aspect in establishing dialogue with the broader market and I am pleased that, today, we are able present our services in the language of the region.”

“This initiative is a reflection of our efforts to more effectively reach a wider audience in the financial services industry.”

The DFSA will consider the translation of the Laws and Rules, in due course, but for the moment, they will remain in English. The website pages now available in Arabic include: About the DFSA, Doing Business with the DFSA, Tomorrow's Regulatory Leaders, Islamic Finance, Legal Framework and Contact the DFSA.