• Introduction

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”) is established pursuant to Abu Dhabi Law No. 4 of 2013 as a financial free zone in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, with its own civil and commercial laws. ADGM offers market participants a world-class legal system and regulatory regime.
    This document has been prepared to guide clients in identifying the registrable beneficial owners of ADGM Entities.

    • Registration Authority Office

      The Registration Authority (the “Registrar”) is an independent authority, which has the powers granted to it under the Abu Dhabi Law No. 4 of 2013. The Registrar’s office is located at 3rd floor, ADGM Building, Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    • The Registrar’s main functions

      •   Registration of ADGM establishments
      •   Registration of business names and maintenance of register
      •   Registration of post-incorporation documentation and event-driven filings
      •   Registration of changes in business name particulars
      •   Registration of changes in directors, officers, shareholders and share capital
      •   Enforcement, prosecution and strike off, dissolution or restoration of ADGM establishments
      •   Cancellation of Commercial Licenses, amendment, suspension, etc.

    • Opening Hours

      The Registrar’s office is open to public from Sunday to Thursday, 9:00am to 3:00pm and may be contacted during normal working hours at +971 2 3338777 or by email at adgm.registration@adgm.com