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Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA): Contents

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Rulebook Modules
Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Sanctions Module (AML) [VER16/07-19]
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases
Financial Markets Tribunal

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AML 13.4 Guidance

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1. Relevant PersonsG are reminded that in accordance with Federal AML legisaltion, Relevant PersonsG or any of their EmployeesG must not disclose, directly or indirectly, to the CustomerG or to any other person that they have reported, or are intending to report, a suspicious transaction. They also must not disclose information contained in an SAR or the fact that a suspicious transaction is being investigated.
2. If a Relevant PersonG reasonably believes that performing CDDG measures will tip-off a customer or potential customer, it may choose not to pursue that process and should file a SAR. Relevant PersonsG should ensure that their EmployeesG are aware of and sensitive to these issues when considering the CDDG measures.
Derived from RM117/2013 [VER9/07-13]
[Amended] DFSA RM196/2016 (Made 7th December 2016). [VER13/02-17]
[Amended] DFSA RM258/2019 (Made 26th June 2019). [VER16/07-19]