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Apr 23 2013 onwards

23 April 2013 — DFSA Announces Appointment of Board Member



Dubai, UAE, 23 April 2013: The Chairman of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) is pleased to announce that His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), has appointed Mr Charles Flint QC to the DFSA Board of Directors. This follows the retirement of Mr Michael Blair QC from the DFSA Board. Mr Charles Flint QC succeeds him as a Member of the Board and Chairman of the Legislative Committee, with effect from 10 April 2013.

Mr Saeb Eigner, Chairman of the DFSA stated: "In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of the DIFC to have an internationally recognised regulator of the very highest calibre, I am pleased to welcome Mr Charles Flint QC to the DFSA Board. He is a leading figure in financial services and will solidify the DFSA's reputation as a strong and internationally respected regulator."

"We are grateful for Mr Blair's most valuable contribution over the last ten years. He was instrumental in contributing to the creation of the excellent regulatory and legal regime that exists in the DIFC today."