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Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA): Contents

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Recognised Jurisdictions and Funds
Declaration Notices
Financial Markets Tribunal
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Markets Rules (MKT) [VER15/07-19]
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Jul 5 2012 - Jul 13 2013Jul 14 2013 onwards

MKT 2.5.1

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(1) A PersonG making a Prospectus OfferG may, subject to section 2.9, produce a ProspectusG structured either as:
(a) multiple documents comprising:
(i) a SummaryG ;
(ii) a Registration StatementG ; and
(iii) a Securities NoteG ; or
(b) a single document containing a SummaryG and all the information required to be included in the Registration StatementG and Securities NoteG .
(2) For the purposes of Article 15(2) of the Law, the ProspectusG must:
(a) present information in a form which is comprehensible and easy to analyse;
(b) contain the documents and information specified in (1)(a) or (b) as are applicable; and
(c) in the case of an Offer of SecuritiesG to the Public, have an application form that meets the requirement in Rule 2.5.6.
(3) Without prejudice to the general disclosure required under Article 15 of the Law, the PersonG producing the ProspectusG must ensure that the ProspectusG contains:
(a) the statements and information required to be included in the SummaryG , as prescribed in Rule 2.5.2;
(b) all the information relating to the issuer, as required to be included in a Registration StatementG as set out in App1 section A1.1;
(c) all the information relating to the SecuritiesG , as required to be included in a Securities NoteG as set out in App1 section A1.2; and
(d) a prominent disclaimer in bold, on the front page of the ProspectusG , as follows:
"The DFSAG does not accept any responsibility for the content of the information included in the ProspectusG , including the accuracy or completeness of such information. The liability for the content of the ProspectusG lies with the issuer of the ProspectusG and other PersonsG , such as ExpertsG , whose opinions are included in the ProspectusG with their consent. The DFSAG has also not assessed the suitability of the SecuritiesG to which the ProspectusG relates to any particular investor or type of investor. If you do not understand the contents of this ProspectusG or are unsure whether the SecuritiesG to which the ProspectusG relates are suitable for your individual investment objectives and circumstances, you should consult an authorised financial advisor."
Derived from RM81/2011 (Made 30th November 2011). [VER1/11-11]