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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 Rulebook.


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

    • General Insurance

      Insurance other than Long-Term Insurance.


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

    • General Insurance Business

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


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

    • General Insurance Liabilities

      Liabilities of an Insurer arising under or associated with contracts of General Insurance 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 Rulebook.


      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 Undertaking.
      (2) In CIR, in relation to a Fund, a Person or a body of Persons who together form the directing mind of the Fund including but not limited to:

      (a) its Fund Manager, a member of its main or supervisory board, a General Partner; or

      (b) any other Person or body of Persons exercising equivalent powers and functions in relation to directing the operation of the Fund.
      (3) In AML, 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 Insurer as at a date, the amount of the Insurer's 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 Insurance, the amount of premium payable by the insured in respect of that contract, excluding any excise taxes levied on premiums and receivable by the Insurer but without any deduction for commissions or other acquisition expenses; and
      (2) in relation to an Insurer during a period:
      (a) in respect of General Insurance, the aggregate amount of Gross Written Premium in respect of insurance and reinsurance contracts entered into by the Insurer 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 Insurance, the aggregate amount of Gross Written Premium 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 Parent of the first entity; and
      (b) any Subsidiary of the first entity or of any Parent of the first entity.
      (2) In AML, 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 Firm as a result of its membership of, or linkages within a Group.


      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 Law 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]