We are excited to share the news of an upcoming masterclass titled “Bridging Digital Marketplaces in Asia and the Middle East.” hosted by Labuan IBFC in collaboration with AMS Trust Company Ltd and MBS Global Investments.

The demand for digital financial services (DFS) has witnessed significant growth in Asia and the Middle East, driven by convenience, accessibility, and rapid technological advancements. As the DFS landscape becomes increasingly diverse and competitive, Labuan IBFC has emerged as a thriving digital ecosystem in the heart of Asia. Offering a wide range of digital financial institutions, service providers, and platforms, Labuan IBFC caters to both conventional and Shariah-compliant requirements. Services such as cryptocurrency trading, insurtech, and digital exchanges have contributed to the ecosystem’s success, with a remarkable 22% increase in digital financial services providers in 2022.

The masterclass aims to explore the role of Labuan IBFC as a digital-friendly facilitator in bridging digital marketplaces between Asia and the Middle East. Bringing together experts from digital financial services, fintech, and Islamic finance sectors, the event will shed light on the current digital landscape and the challenges and opportunities in both regions.

In this masterclass, Nick Thurlow, from our office will be part of the main panel discussion. Nick brings a wealth of experience and expertise to provide insights into the opportunities and challenges of the evolving market.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to network with industry professionals and gain valuable insights into the future of digital marketplaces in Asia and the Middle East. Register now to secure your seat at this highly anticipated event.

Date: Thursday, 25 May 2023
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, U.A.E.