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GEN 6.5.1

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(1) Where an Authorised PersonG is a Body CorporateG incorporated in the DIFCG , its head office and registered office must be in the DIFCG .
(2) Where an Authorised PersonG is a partnership established under the Limited Partnership Law 2004 or the General Partnership Law 2006, its head office and registered office must be in the DIFCG .
(3) Where an Authorised PersonG operates in the DIFCG through a BranchG :
(a) it must have a place of business in the DIFCG that is the principal place where it carries on the activities for which it is authorised by the DFSAG ; and
(b) that place of business must be its address in the DIFCG to which communications and notices may be addressed.
(4) An applicant for authorisation to carry on one or more Financial ServicesG must satisfy the DFSAG that it will meet the requirements in this Rule when the authorisation is granted.
(5) In this Rule:
(a) "head office" means the principal place where an Authorised PersonG carries on:
(i) the day-to-day management and control of its business, wherever that business may be conducted; and
(ii) the activities for which it is authorised by the DFSAG ; and
(b) "registered office" has the meaning given in the Companies Law 2009, Limited Partnership Law 2004 or General Partnership Law 2006, as applicable.
Derived from DFSA RM01/2004 (Made 16th September 2004) [VER1/09-04]
[Amended] DFSA RM105/2012 (Made 23rd December 2012). [VER32/12-12]
[Amended] DFSA RM155/2015 (Made 9th December 2015) [VER35/02-16]