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Notice of Amendments to Legislation

18 Jun 2017

Following the ending of the consultation period on a number of proposed legislative changes that were set out in Consultation Papers No. 109 and 111 the DFSA Board, after due consideration of consultees’ comments, made amendments to the DFSA Rulebook as described below. Please bear in mind that changes may have been made to the legislation originally proposed in the relevant consultation papers.

TAKE NOTICE THAT:

The DFSA Board made the following Rulemaking Instruments to come into force on 1 August 2017

• GENERAL MODULE (GEN) (No. 201) 2017, which repeals and replaces the General (GEN) Module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 1 for the detailed amendments);
• CONDUCT OF BUSINESS MODULE (COB) (No. 202) 2017, which repeals and replaces the Conduct of Business (COB) Module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 2 for the detailed amendments);
N.B. Due to an error that occurred during the upload of the document, please use the version of Appendix 1 to this Rulemaking Instrument made available after 1:20pm on 19 June 2017.
• PRUDENTlAL – INVESTMENT, INSURANCE INTERMEDIATION AND BANKING MODULE (PIB) (No. 203) 2017, which repeals and replaces the Prudential – Investment, Insurance Intermediation and Banking (PIB) Module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 3 for the detailed amendments);
• FEES MODULE (FER) INSTRUMENT (No. 204) 2017, which repeals and replaces the Fees (FER) Module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 4 for the detailed amendments);
• GLOSSARY MODULE (GLO) (No. 205) 2017, which repeals and replaces the Glossary (GLO) Module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 5 for the detailed amendments);
• MARKETS RULES MODULE (MKT) (No. 206) 2017, which repeals and replaces the Markets Rules (MKT) Module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 6 for the detailed amendments).

FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT:

The DFSA board has made the following Guidance Instrument to come into effect on the 01 August 2017

• The CODE OF MARKET CONDUCT (CMC) GUIDANCE INSTRUMENT (NO. 12) 2017, which repeals and replaces the Code of Market Conduct (CMC) Module with an updated version (see appendix 7 for the detailed amendments).

The rule-making instruments, the guidance instrument mentioned above and the appendices to this notice can be viewed under the “Amendments to Legislation” section of the DFSA website and the relevant modules will be replaced on the DFSA website on the date of their coming into force as described above. Earlier versions of the relevant modules are to be found in the archive.