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Fintech in the Middle East

Investments, collaborations and benefits

18 July 2019

In this event, we will present on the core issues around FinTech investments and collaborations and the supportive legislative and regulatory environment in the DIFC. We will cover the accelerator - FinTech Hive at DIFC, the growth of collaboration opportunities in the DIFC community and the supportive role of the DFSA.

An esteemed panel will join us as we discuss the role of FinTech in the Middle East, its future and the DIFC as a hub of leading FinTech innovation

Our expert panel will be moderated by Mohammed Al-Shukairy, Partner from Clifford Chance, who will be joined by key speakers:

  • Sushil Saluja, Senior Managing Director of Financial Services in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America from Accenture
  • Neeraj Makin, Head of Strategy from Emirates NBD
  • Omar Soudodi, CEO from PayFort/Amazon
  • Todd O'Brien, Managing Director from Startup Bootcamp


Please contact Aileen Steel or Victoria Brewerton-Owen for further details.


Event Information
Tuesday 01
Times and Schedules
08:00 Registration / Networking
08:30 Welcome address by Raja Al Mazrouei, Executive Vice President, Fintech Hive at DIFC
08:45 Presentation: Investments and collaborations in the Fintech sector by Jack Hardman, CFA, Senior Associate at Clifford Chance
09:15 Panel discussion with Q&A

DIFC Conference Centre
Precinct Building 4, Dubai