Dubai, which teetered on the brink of default in 2009, is cracking down on misconduct at its financial center to safeguard its position as a business hub.

The Dubai Financial Services Authority, which regulates the Dubai International Financial Centre, is taking Deutsche Bank AG to court for not providing information relating to a probe into its wealth management unit, according to a Nov. 17 statement. A day later the regulator, known as the DFSA, said it fined Dubai- based Middle East Auditing Office 55,000 dirhams ($15,000) for auditing a DIFC company’s accounts without being registered.

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