RPP 1-5 RPP 1-5 DFSA's Regulatory Mandate
DFSAis the independent regulator of financial and ancillary services conducted in or from the Dubai International Financial Centre ( DIFC), a purpose-built financial free-zone in Dubai.
DFSA'sregulatory oversight includes asset management, banking and credit services, securities, collective investment funds, custody and trust services, commodities futures trading, Islamic finance, insurance, an international equities and derivatives exchange and an international commodities derivatives exchange.
DFSA'smandate is to ensure that the DIFCis one of the best regulated international financial centres in the world, a centre based on principles of integrity, transparency and efficiency.
The international standards adopted and applied by the
DFSAin the DIFCare those set by leading international organisations such as IOSCO (International Organisation of Securities Commissions), BCBS (Basel Committee on Banking Supervision), IAIS (International Association of Insurance Supervisors) and FATF (Financial Action Task Force).