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Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA): Contents

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Rulebook Modules
Prudential — Investment, Insurance Intermediation and Banking Module (PIB) [VER33/02-19]
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases
Financial Markets Tribunal

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PIB 1.3.3

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(1) An Authorised FirmG is in CategoryG 3A if:
(a) its LicenceG authorises it to carry on one or more of the Financial ServicesG of:
(i) Dealing in Investments as PrincipalG (where it does so only as a Matched PrincipalG ); or
(ii) Dealing in Investments as AgentG ; and
(b) it does not meet the criteria of CategoriesG 1, 2 or 5.
(2) For the purposes of PIBG , an Authorised FirmG Deals in InvestmentsG as a "Matched PrincipalG " if:
(a) it enters into transactions as a principal only for the purpose of fulfilling its Clients'G orders;
(b) it holds positions for its own account ("positions") only as a result of a failure to match Clients'G orders;
(c) the total market value of the positions it holds is no more than 15% of the Firm's Tier 1 Capital ResourcesG ; and
(d) the positions are incidental in nature and are strictly limited to the time reasonably required to carry out a transaction of that nature.
Derived from RM111/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER20/12-12]