What we do – and the way we do it – will be familiar to any global financial business that presently operates in a well-regulated financial centre, such as London or New York, and our powers and structure are consistent with international best practice.

However, operating in a dynamic emerging market as we do, we are conscious that many businesses looking to establish a regulated presence in the QFC may be unfamiliar with dealing with financial regulators and so it is worth setting out the scope of our work and the expectations entailed.