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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
Media Releases

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Jul 1 2008 onwards

COB A6.5.2 Guidance

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The definitive version of DFSA handbook text is the PDF version as that is the text of the instrument as made and published by the DFSA.

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When assessing the suitability of a Third Party AgentG , an Authorised FirmG should have regard to:

a. its credit rating;
b. its capital and financial resources in relation to the amount of Safe Custody InvestmentsG held;
c. the insolvency regime of the jurisdiction in which it is located;
d. its arrangements for holding the InvestmentsG ;
e. its regulatory status, expertise, reputation and history;
f. its GroupG structure;
g. its use of agents and service providers; and
h. any other activities of the agent.
Derived from DFSA RM56/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER14/07-08]