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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
Authorised Market Institutions (AMI) [VER18/02-17]
Part 3 Licensing Requirements
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases

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Jul 14 2013 onwards

AMI 5.6.1

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(1) An Authorised Market InstitutionG must establish and maintain Business RulesG in accordance with the requirements in this section. Such rules must include:
(a) criteria governing the admission of MembersG and any other PersonsG to whom access to its facilities is provided;
(b) criteria governing the admission of Investments to trading, or clearing and settlement, as appropriate to its facilities;
(c) Default RulesG ; and
(d) any other matters necessary for the proper functioning of the Authorised Market InstitutionG and the facilities operated by it.
(2) An Authorised Market Institution'sG Business RulesG must:
(a) be based on objective criteria and non-discriminatory;
(b) be clear and fair;
(c) set out the Members' and other participants' obligations:
(i) arising from the Authorised Market Institution'sG constitution and other administrative arrangements;
(ii) when undertaking transactions on its facilities; and
(iii) relating to professional standards that must be imposed on staff and agents of the MembersG and other participants when undertaking transactions on its facilities;
(d) be legally binding and enforceable against the MembersG and other participants;
(e) be made publicly available free of charge;
(f) contain provisions for the resolution of Members'G and other participants' disputes and an appeal process from the decisions of the Authorised Market InstitutionG ; and
(g) contain disciplinary proceedings, including any sanctions that may be imposed by the Authorised Market InstitutionG against its MembersG and other participants.
Derived from RM118/2013 [VER15/07-13]