TAKE NOTICE THAT:
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai on 13 October 2022 enacted the DIFC Laws Amendment Law, DIFC Law No. 5 of 2022 to come into force on the 28th business day after the date of enactment.
To view the changes made to the DFSA Laws, please consult the amendment law which is published on the “Amendments to Legislation” section of the DFSA website.
The DFSA Board made the following Rulemaking Instruments to come into force on the date the above Law comes into force (November 22, 2022)
· ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING, COUNTER-TERRORIST FINANCING AND SANCTIONS MODULE (AML) INSTRUMENT (No. 338) 2022, which repeals and replaces the Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Sanctions Module (AML) of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 1 for the detailed amendments);
FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT:
The Chief Executive made the following Guidance Instruments to come into effect on 22 November 2022
· GENERAL MODULE (gen) guidance instrument (No. 13) 2022, which adds new Guidance in the General (GEN) module (see appendix 2 for the detailed amendments);
· MARKETS RULES (MKT) GUIDANCE INSTRUMENT (NO. 14) 2022, which adds new Guidance in the Markets Rules (MKT) module (see appendix 3 for the detailed amendments);
· REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE MODULE (REP) GUIDANCE INSTRUMENT (NO. 15) 2022, which adds new Guidance in the Representative Office (REP) module (see appendix 4 for the detailed amendments)
The rule-making instruments 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.
11 November 2022
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