Friday, 03 December 2021 02:09 GMT

DIFC Academy and K2 Integrity Partner to Offer the DOLFIN eLearning Platform in the UAE


(MENAFN- Mid-East.Info) Dubai, UAE: The DIFC Academy and K2 Integrity announced that they have entered into a partnership agreement to promote and market subscriptions to K2 Integrity's eLearning platform DOLFIN, the premier online working environment for the financial integrity community. Designed specifically for professionals working in counter-illicit finance and financial crimes compliance, the DOLFIN platform delivers a full suite of customizable online training, testing, and certification resources and risk management tools to mitigate financial crime and sanctions risks and help institutions meet regulatory requirements. 

For over a decade, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, has delivered professional development and higher education courses to the financial services industry. The DIFC Academy continues this legacy by partnering with the world's most reputable institutions to offer a variety of options ranging from short certificate workshops to multi-year executive MBA degree programs.

Alya Al Zarouni, Executive Vice President of Operations and Head of DIFC Academy, DIFC Authority , said:“As the leading financial hub of the region, we focus on strengthening the professional development of financial sector professionals to ensure they uphold the highest standards of integrity and governance in all their operations. In a constantly evolving industry, it is imperative that the financial professionals are up-to-speed with the new trends and challenges, especially in terms of compliance and risk issues. The partnership with K2 Integrity further adds value to the DIFC Academy to bring world-class standards of AML and Compliance expertise and support the UAE's goal to build a knowledge-based economy.”

Danny McGlynn, Senior Managing Director at K2 Integrity, responsible for leading the DOLFIN team, said:“K2 Integrity and the DIFC Academy share a vision: to drive innovation and cater to the learning needs of the financial services industry. DOLFIN is designed and delivered by world-class financial crimes risk and compliance experts, including framers of the modern global counter-illicit financing regime. We are pleased to be able to offer DOLFIN's unparalleled range of reference materials, tools, and analysis to the financial services industry across the MEASA region, and to provide access to reputable financial crimes compliance courses for UAE nationals and residents. We are looking forward to participating in programs throughout the UAE and the region and introducing DOLFIN to the 2400 firms in the DIFC Academy ecosystem.”

About Dubai International Financial Centre :

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is one of the world's most advanced financial centres, and the leading financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), which comprises 72 countries with an approximate population of 3 billion and a nominal GDP of USD 7.7 trillion. 

With a 16-year track record of facilitating trade and investment flows across the MEASA region, the Centre connects these fast-growing markets with the economies of Asia, Europe and the Americas through Dubai.

DIFC is home to an internationally recognised, independent regulator and a proven judicial system with an English common law framework, as well as the region's largest financial ecosystem of almost 27,000 professionals working across over 2,900 active registered companies – making up the largest and most diverse pool of industry talent in the region.

The Centre's vision is to drive the future of finance. Today, it offers one of the region's most comprehensive FinTech and venture capital environments, including cost-effective licensing solutions, fit-for-purpose regulation, innovative accelerator programmes, and funding for growth-stage start-ups. 

Comprising a variety of world-renowned retail and dining venues, a dynamic art and culture scene, residential apartments, hotels and public spaces, DIFC continues to be one of Dubai's most sought-after business and lifestyle destinations.

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