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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]
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases

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Dec 9 2012 onwards

PIB 4.13.12 Guidance

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1. An Authorised FirmG should not recognise the effects of Credit RiskG mitigation of a total return swap if it purchases credit protection through a total return swap and records the net payments received on the swap as net income, but does not record offsetting deterioration in the value of the underlying asset that is protected (either through reductions in its marked-to-market value or by an addition to reserves).
2. The DFSAG would generally consider the requirements in (f) to have been complied with even if the requirements are not specifically set out so long as the obligations of the credit protection provider under the Credit DerivativeG contract would include those requirements.
3. The DFSAG would generally consider the cash settlement methodology provided in the ISDA Credit DerivativesG Definitions as satisfying the requirement for obtaining post-credit event valuations of the underlying obligation.
Derived from RM111/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER20/12-12]