DIFC Family Wealth Centre

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DIFC Family Wealth Center


The Future of Global Family Business and Private Wealth Starts Here

Family businesses are highly significant in fueling economic growth. Across the world, families are experiencing the greatest transfer of wealth between generations. The Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region remains among the top three global regions for private wealth growth.

Global family businesses need support to overcome several challenges ranging from digitalization, cultural issues, governance, and succession planning.

To help family businesses and ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) succeed, we have established the DIFC Family Wealth Centre (DFWC). DIFC is trusted by families and owners looking for wealth and asset management support. The Centre is committed to developing this reputation further. New Family Arrangements Regulations and innovative a set of comprehensive and innovative solutions in one hub, will preserve and grow the sector which is in line with UAE’s initiative of supporting family businesses and UHNIs.

Key Services

The Centre provides best-in-class, unique and tailored services for family businesses and UHNWIs that will help them navigate the future and achieve multi-generational success for their families.

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Certification and Accreditation of Family Business and Professional Advisors *

  • The Centre will provide a comprehensive service leading to the certification of the family businesses. This will cover different rating categories depending on their Save level of compliance and global impact
  • Accreditation of Professional Advisors
  • Access to the Centre’s accredited pool of Experts

* Such accreditation and certification will provide incentives and benefits for both family businesses and professional advisors.


Education and Awareness

  • Bespoke executive programs for stakeholders
  • Family and business coaching
  • Mentorship and internship exchange programs
  • Introduction of courses at universities and training centers
  • Regular workshops on topics of interest
  • Insights and research
  • Sponsoring faculty chairs for Family Business
  • Awareness of DIFC structuring options for family businesses and those with private wealth

Concierge Services & Networking
(For family businesses & qualified professional advisors)

  • Conducting public awareness campaigns and outreach
  • Benefit from Concierge Services
  • Access to DIFC Global Family Offices Club
  • Keep in contact with HNWIs/UHNWIs
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Advisory and Support on Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • A highly specialized advisory service for global family businesses
  • Facilitating resolution of family business issues in a professional manner and unique understanding of the local, regional, and international legal and family cultures in the UAE, Gulf, and wider MENA region or the globe

Join DIFC Family Wealth Centre now

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Interested to be certified as a family business?

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Interested to register as an accredited professional advisor?

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