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Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Rulebook Modules
Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Sanctions Module (AML) [VER16/07-19]
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Jul 14 2013 - Oct 28 2018Oct 29 2018 onwards

AML 7.6.1

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(1) When undertaking ongoing Customer Due DiligenceG under Rule 7.3.1(1)(d), a Relevant PersonG must, using the risk-based approach:

(a) monitor transactions undertaken during the course of its customer relationship to ensure that the transactions are consistent with the Relevant Person'sG knowledge of the customer, his business and risk rating;
(b) pay particular attention to any complex or unusually large transactions or unusual patterns of transactions that have no apparent or visible economic or legitimate purpose;
(c) enquire into the background and purpose of the transactions in (b);
(d) review the adequacy of the Customer Due DiligenceG information it holds on customers and Beneficial OwnersG to ensure that the information is kept up to date, particularly for customers with a high risk rating; and
(e) review each customer to ensure that the risk rating assigned to a customer under Rule 6.1.1(1)(b) remains appropriate for the customer in light of the money laundering risks.

(2) A Relevant PersonG must carry out a review under (1)(d) and (e) periodically and at other appropriate times when a material change or event occurs relating to a customer.

Derived from RM117/2013 [VER9/07-13]
[Amended] DFSA RM231/2018 (Made 6th June 2018) [VER15/07-18]