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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
Conduct of Business Module (COB) [VER34/01-20]
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
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COB 2.3.6

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(1) For the purposes of Rule 2.3.3(1)(a)(ii), a PersonG is a 'service-based' Professional ClientG if:
(a) the Financial ServiceG provided to that PersonG is "Advising on Financial ProductsG ", "Arranging Deals in InvestmentsG ", or "Arranging Credit and Advising on CreditG "; and
(b) the service in (a) is provided for the purposes of 'corporate structuring and financing'.
(2) In (1), 'corporate structuring and financing':
(a) includes:
(i) providing advice relating to an acquisition, disposal, structuring, restructuring, financing or refinancing of a corporation or other legal entity; or
(ii) arranging credit for a purpose referred to in (i); and
(b) excludes any Advising on Financial ProductsG , Arranging Deals in InvestmentsG or Arranging Credit and Advising on CreditG , provided to an individual for the purposes of, or in connection with, the management of that individual's investments.
Derived from DFSA RM149/2015 (Made 11th February 2015) [VER24/04-15]
[Amended] DSFA RM185/2016 (Made 7th December 2016). [VER28/02-17]