Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is an international financial centre located on Al Maryah Island in the heart of the UAE's capital city, Abu Dhabi.
ADGM has three independent authorities – The Financial Services Regulator, The Registration Bureau and The Courts.
In January 2015, the Abu Dhabi Global Market announced it has renamed “Sowwah Square” as “Abu Dhabi Global Market Square (ADGM Square)”.
Al Maryah Island is central to the Abu Dhabi government's long-term development plans for the emirate. This 114 hectare island is a financial free zone, designated the jurisdiction of Abu Dhabi Global Market and a financial free zone by Cabinet Resolution Number 15 of 2013. The island will include financial, commercial, leisure, entertainment and residential developments and facilities designed to meet Abu Dhabi’s long-term development and economic ambitions.