DFM and Nasdaq Dubai achieve regional first with ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management certification

Brian Baxter, LR’s Area Field Assessment Manager, passed his congratulations to all involved, “Implementing the requirements of ISO 22301:2012 means that DFM and Nasdaq Dubai have developed and adopted an effective, performance-based management system that is designed to deliver business benefits and competitive advantage.” Commenting on the achievement, Hassan Al Serkal, Chief Operating officer of DFM said: “Receiving the ISO 22301 certificate for Business Continuity Management System from LR clearly indicates our resilience and ability to handle any potential risks related to business continuity. In fact, having an efficient business continuity and disaster recovery plan is an integral part of DFM’s strategy as it ensures our ability to resume operations and return to ‘business as usual’ as quickly as possible after a disruptive incident.” Hamed Ali, Chief Executive of Nasdaq Dubai, added: “This certificate underlines the importance that we attach to providing our issuers, investors and other market participants with robust exchange architecture that will enable us to quickly respond and recover from any disruptive or abnormal circumstance that may arise. As the international exchange serving the region, we place the highest priority on providing first class IT, operations and other functions that instil justified confidence in our platform regionally and globally.” Read more in the DFM press release.