Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is a unique zone with a status of independent jurisdiction having its local laws, government and courts.
The zone was to provide world-class supportive environment for a quickly developing local financial market. DIFC offers good benefits for foreign financial companies: 100 percent foreign ownership, tax-free, no currency control, trading quotes and barriers, local sponsors and employees.
More than 100 leading bank and financial companies interested in operating in the Middle East and Asia have their offices here.
The architectural centre of the district is Dubai Gate building – a huge glass and metal arch designed by an American architect Gensler.
Other constructions occupy the area of some 44 hectares. There are apartments, apart-hotels, offices and commercial property in the high-rise buildings of the district.
Ultramodern infrastructure includes hotels, restaurants, galleries, shops. Everything here adds to the comfortable working conditions for the companies.
Dubai International airport is 15 minutes away from here.