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Dec 15 2015 onwards

Notice of Amendments to Legislation December 2015



Following the ending of the consultation period on a number of proposed legislative changes, that were set out in Consultation Papers No. 101 and 102, the DFSA Board, after due consideration of consultees' comments, made amendments to the DFSA Rulebook as described below. Please bear in mind that changes may have been made to the legislation originally proposed in the relevant consultation papers.

TAKE NOTICE THAT:

The DFSA Board made the following Rulemaking Instruments to come into force on 1 February 2016

•   CONDUCT OF BUSINESS MODULE (COB) INSTRUMENT (No. 154) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Conduct of Business (COB) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 1 for the detailed amendments);
•   GENERAL MODULE (GEN) INSTRUMENT (No. 155) 2015, which repeals and replaces the General (GEN) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 2 for the detailed amendments);
•   ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING MODULE (AML) INSTRUMENT (No. 156) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Anti Money Laundering (AML) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 3 for the detailed amendments);
•   PRUDENTIAL — INVESTMENT, INSURANCE INTERMEDIATION AND BANKING MODULE (PIB) INSTRUMENT (No.157) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Prudential — Investment, Insurance Intermediation and Banking (PIB) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 4 for the detailed amendments);
•   COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT RULES (CIR) INSTRUMENT (No. 158) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Collective Investment Rules (CIR) module of the DFSA Rulebook and the Hedge Fund Code of Practice 2010 with an updated version (see appendix 5 for the detailed amendments);
•   FEES MODULE (FER) INSTRUMENT (No. 159) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Fees (FER) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 6 for the detailed amendments);
•   ISLAMIC FINANCE RULES (IFR) INSTRUMENT (No. 160) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Islamic Finance Rules (IFR) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 7 for the detailed amendments);
•   REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE MODULE (REP) INSTRUMENT (No. 161) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Representative Office (REP) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 8 for the detailed amendments);
•   GLOSSARY MODULE (GLO) INSTRUMENT (No. 162) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Glossary (GLO) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 9 for the detailed amendments);
•   MARKETS RULES (MKT) INSTRUMENT (No. 163) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Markets Rules (MKT) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 10 for the detailed amendments);
•   TAKEOVER RULES MODULE (TKO) INSTRUMENT (No. 164) 2015, which repeals and replaces the Takeover Rules (TKO) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 11 for the detailed amendments).

The rule-making instruments mentioned above and the appendices to this notice can be viewed under the "Amendments to Legislation" section of the DFSA website and the relevant modules of the Rulebook will be replaced on the DFSA website on the date of their coming into force as described above. Earlier versions of the relevant modules are to be found in the archive.

Issued

15 December 2015