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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
Conduct of Business Module (COB) [VER34/01-20]
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases

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  • COB A5.6.2

    An Authorised FirmG must be able to demonstrate to the DFSA's satisfaction the grounds upon which the Authorised FirmG considers the Third Party AgentG to be suitable to hold that Client MoneyG .

    Derived from DFSA RM56/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER14/07-08]

    • COB A5.6.2 Guidance

      When assessing the suitability of a Third Party AgentG , an Authorised FirmG should have regard to:

      a. its credit rating;
      b. its capital and financial resources in relation to the amount of Client MoneyG held;
      c. the insolvency regime of the jurisdiction in which it is located;
      d. its regulatory status and history;
      e. its GroupG structure; and
      f. its use of agents and service providers.
      Derived from DFSA RM56/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER14/07-08]