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GEN A1.1.3

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A sum is not a DepositG if it is received:

(a) by a lawyer acting in his professional capacity;
(b) by an accountant acting in his professional capacity;
(c) by an Authorised FirmG or an Authorised Market InstitutionG authorised under its LicenceG to carry on any one or more of the following Financial ServicesG :
(i) Dealing in Investments as PrincipalG ;
(ii) Dealing in Investments as AgentG ;
(iii) Arranging Deals in InvestmentsG ;
(iv) Managing AssetsG ;
(v) Operating a Collective Investment FundG ;
(vi) Effecting Contracts of InsuranceG ;
(vii) Carrying Out Contracts of InsuranceG ;
(viii) Operating an ExchangeG ;
(ix) Operating a Clearing HouseG ;
(x) Insurance IntermediationG ;
(xi) Insurance ManagementG ;
(xii) Managing a Profit Sharing Investment AccountG ;
(xiii) Providing Trust ServicesG ;
(xiv) Arranging Credit and Advising on CreditG ; or
(xv) Operating a Crowdfunding Platform,
in the course of or for the purpose of any such Financial ServiceG disregarding any applicable exclusions in chapter 2; or
(d) by a PersonG as consideration for the issue by him of a DebentureG .

Derived from DFSA RM01/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
[Amended] DFSA RM184/2016 (Made 7th December 2016). [VER38/02-17]
[Amended] DFSA RMI201/2017 (Made 14th June 2017). [VER40/08-17]