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  • [ G ] [GEN—Guidance]

    • Gamma [Deleted]

      [Deleted] DFSA RM114/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER28/12-12]

    • GEN

      The General module of the RulebookG .


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • General Insurance

      Insurance other than Long-Term InsuranceG .


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • General Insurance Business

      The business of Effecting Contracts of InsuranceG or Carrying Out Contracts of InsuranceG , where the Contracts of InsuranceG are contracts of General InsuranceG .


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • General Insurance Liabilities

      Liabilities of an InsurerG arising under or associated with contracts of General InsuranceG entered into by it, as insurer or cedant, including liabilities in respect of claims (whether or not incurred), acquisition costs and claims settlement costs.


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • General Market Risk [Deleted]

      [Deleted] DFSA RM114/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER28/12-12]

    • General Market Risk Requirement [Deleted]

      [Deleted] DFSA RM114/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER28/12-12]

    • GLO

      The Glossary module of the RulebookG .


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • Global Return

      The return described in PIN Rule A10.2.3.


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • Governing Body

      (1) The board of directors, partners, committee of management or other governing body of an UndertakingG .
      (2) In CIR, in relation to a FundG , a PersonG or a body of PersonsG who together form the directing mind of the FundG including but not limited to:

      (a) its Fund ManagerG , a member of its main or supervisory board, a General PartnerG ; or

      (b) any other PersonG or body of PersonsG exercising equivalent powers and functions in relation to directing the operation of the FundG .
      (3) In AMLG , has the meaning in Rule 3.2.1.
      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
      [Amended] DFSA RM19/2005 (as from 19th April 2005). [VER3/04-05]
      [Amended][VER8/04-06]
      [Amended] DFSA RM72/2010 (Made 11th July 2010) [VER23/07-10]
      [Amended] DFSA RM124/2013 (Made 13th June 2013) [VER30/07-13]

    • Government and Public Securities

      Government and Public Securities

      (1) Securities that are loan stock, bonds or other instruments creating or acknowledging indebtedness, issued by or on behalf of an Exempt Offeror or a subdivision thereof or a local or other public authority of any country or jurisdiction which is an Exempt Offeror.
      (2) There are excluded from the Securities specified in (1) so far as applicable:
      (a) an instrument creating or acknowledging indebtedness for, or for money borrowed to defray, the consideration payable under a contract for the supply of goods or services;
      (b) a cheque or other bill of exchange, a banker's draft or a letter of credit (but not a bill of exchange accepted by a banker);
      (c) a banknote, a statement showing a balance on a bank account, or a lease or other disposition of property; and
      (d) a Contract of Insurance.
      [Added]DFSA RM34/2006[VER9/08-06]

    • Gross Outstanding Claims

      In relation to an InsurerG as at a date, the amount of the Insurer'sG provision for claims incurred but not yet paid as at that date, including claims incurred but not yet reported and provision for direct and indirect claims settlement expenses in respect of those claims.


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • Gross Written Premium

      (1) In relation to a Contract of InsuranceG , the amount of premium payable by the insured in respect of that contract, excluding any excise taxes levied on premiums and receivable by the InsurerG but without any deduction for commissions or other acquisition expenses; and
      (2) in relation to an InsurerG during a period:
      (a) in respect of General InsuranceG , the aggregate amount of Gross Written PremiumG in respect of insurance and reinsurance contracts entered into by the InsurerG as insurer during that period, together with any adjustments arising in that period in respect of contracts effected in previous periods; and
      (b) in respect of Long-Term InsuranceG , the aggregate amount of Gross Written PremiumG becoming due for payment in that period.

      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • Group

      (1) Means a group of entities which includes an entity (the 'first entity') and:
      (a) any ParentG of the first entity; and
      (b) any SubsidiaryG of the first entity or of any ParentG of the first entity.
      (2) In AMLG , has the meaning in Rule 3.2.1.
      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
      [Amended] DFSA RM124/2013 (Made 13th June 2013) [VER30/07-13]
      [Amended] RM162/2015 (Made 9th December 2015). [VER34/02-16]

    • Group Risk

      The risk of loss to the Authorised FirmG as a result of its membership of, or linkages within a GroupG .


      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • Guidance

      Has the meaning given in Article 2 of Schedule 1 to the Regulatory LawG 2004.

      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
      [Amended] DFSA RM19/2005 (as from 19th April 2005). [VER3/04-05]
      Amended in accordance with Notice of Amendments to Legislation April 2011 [VER24/02-11]