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Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA): Contents

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Recognised Jurisdictions and Funds
Declaration Notices
Financial Markets Tribunal
Rulebook Modules
Collective Investment Rules (CIR) [VER26/12-19 ]
Part 4 Core Rules Relating to Establishment and Management of Domestic Funds
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases

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CIR 8.2.2

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(1) In the case of an Investment CompanyG or an Investment PartnershipG , the Fund ManagerG is responsible to the UnitholdersG for the safekeeping of the Fund PropertyG .
(2) Without removing the generality of the obligation under (1) and subject to (3), a Fund ManagerG must, in the case of a FundG which is an Investment CompanyG or Investment PartnershipG :
(a) delegate the activity of Providing CustodyG in relation to the Fund PropertyG to a Service ProviderG who is an Eligible CustodianG ; and
(b) comply with the delegation procedures set out in CIR section 8.12 in relation to such a delegation.
(3) The requirement in (2) does not apply to:
(a) a Property FundG in respect of Real PropertyG :
(i) that is held by the Fund ManagerG in accordance with CIR Rule 13.4.2 or CIR 13.4.2A; or
(ii) for which the Fund ManagerG has made adequate alternative arrangements in accordance with CIR Rule 13.4.2B;
(b) a Private Equity FundG where the Fund ManagerG has made adequate alternative arrangements that are in accordance with CIR Rule 13.3.1; or
(c) an Exempt FundG where the Fund PropertyG :
(i) comprises of an interest in the operation of a Real PropertyG asset (such as an investment in an infrastructure project); and
(ii) the Fund ManagerG makes alternative arrangements to ensure that the Fund PropertyG is clearly distinguishable as belonging to the FundG , and is segregated from the assets of the Fund ManagerG and from the assets of any other FundG which the Fund ManagerG manages.
Derived from RM72/2010 (Made 11th July 2010). [VER13/07-10]
[Amended] RM158/2015 (Made 9th December 2015). [VER19/02-16]
[Amended] DFSA RM218/2018 (Made 22nd February 2018) [VER23/12-18]