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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
Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Sanctions Module (AML) [VER16/07-19]
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases

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AML 13.4 Guidance

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1. Relevant PersonsG are reminded that in accordance with Federal AML legisaltion, Relevant PersonsG or any of their EmployeesG must not tip-off any person, that is, inform any person that he is being scrutinised for possible involvement in suspicious activity related to money laundering, or that any other competent authority is investigating his possible involvement in suspicious activity relating to money laundering.
2. If a Relevant PersonG reasonably believes that performing CDDG measures will tip-off a customer or potential customer, it may choose not to pursue that process and should file a SAR. Relevant PersonsG should ensure that their EmployeesG are aware of and sensitive to these issues when considering the CDDG measures.
Derived from RM117/2013 [VER9/07-13]
[Amended] DFSA RM196/2016 (Made 7th December 2016). [VER13/02-17]