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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
Prudential — Investment, Insurance Intermediation and Banking Module (PIB) [VER34/12-19]
PIB App5 Market Risk
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases

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PIB A5.3.2

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An Authorised FirmG must calculate its Equity Risk Capital RequirementG by:

(a) identifying all applicable positions within the scope of the requirement, including notional positions derived from certain instruments;
(b) NettingG positions where they meet the conditions for NettingG set in PIB Rule A5.3.19;
(c) calculating an Equity Risk Capital RequirementG for each individual position using the standard method in accordance with PIB Rule A5.3.23 or the simplified method in accordance with PIB Rule A5.3.31;
(d) in the case of a forward, future, option or company issued warrant on an equity, basket of equities or equity index, adding an Interest Rate Risk Capital RequirementG ; and
(e) summing the Capital RequirementsG calculated in accordance with (c) and (d).
Derived from RM111/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER20/12-12]