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Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA): Contents

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
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Conduct of Business Module (COB) [VER33/07-19]
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Jul 1 2008 onwards

COB 6.2.1

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An Authorised FirmG must establish and maintain adequate policies and procedures so as to ensure that:

(a) an EmployeeG does not undertake a Personal Account TransactionG unless:
(i) the Authorised FirmG has, in a written notice, drawn to the attention of the EmployeeG the conditions upon which the EmployeeG may undertake Personal Account TransactionsG and that the contents of such a notice are made a term of his contract of employment or services;
(ii) the Authorised FirmG has given its written permission to that EmployeeG for that transaction or to transactions generally in InvestmentsG of that kind; and
(iii) the transaction will not conflict with the Authorised Firm'sG duties to its ClientsG ;
(b) it receives prompt notification or is otherwise aware of each Employee's Personal Account TransactionsG ; and
(c) if an Employee'sG Personal Account TransactionsG are conducted with the Authorised FirmG , each Employee'sG account must be clearly identified and distinguishable from other Clients' accounts.
Derived from DFSA RM56/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER14/07-08]