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  • PIN A3.4 PIN A3.4 Adjusted equity

    • PIN A3.4.1 PIN A3.4.1

      An Insurer must calculate its adjusted equity by adding items to and deducting them from its base capital, as set out in this section.

      Derived from DFSA RM06/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

      • PIN A3.4.1 Guidance

        The purpose of these adjustments is to provide a consistent basis for the determination of the Insurer's Adjusted Capital Resources and to exclude from those resources assets that may not be readily realisable for the purposes of meeting Insurance Liabilities of the Insurer.


        Derived from DFSA RM06/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • PIN A3.4.2

      The following items must be added to base capital, to the extent that the Insurer has excluded them in determining its base capital:

      (a) any minority interests in companies that are Subsidiaries of the Insurer; and
      (b) any amount in respect of dividends to be paid by the Insurer in the form of shares.

      Derived from DFSA RM06/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]

    • PIN A3.4.3

      The following items must be deducted from base capital, to the extent that the Insurer has not excluded them in determining its base capital, or has added them to base capital under PIN Rule A3.4.2:

      (a) any amounts in respect of appropriations to be made from profit in respect of the reporting period most recently ended, including dividends, distributions by Takaful Insurers of surplus, bonuses, pensions and welfare charges that are determined on the basis of the profit of that reporting period, whether or not the amounts have been approved by the Insurer for payment;
      (b) Owners' Equity in a Takaful Insurer that does not, under the constitutional documents of the Insurer or the terms of insurance contracts or both, participate in the surpluses and losses of Takaful business;
      (c) the amount of any investment by the Insurer or by a Subsidiary of the Insurer, in the Insurer's own shares;
      (d) the amount of any tax liability that would be attributable to unrealised gains on investments, if those gains were realised;
      (e) the amount of deferred acquisition costs;
      (f) the amount of any deferred tax asset;
      (g) the amount of any asset representing the value of in-force Long-Term Insurance Business of the Insurer;
      (h) the amount of any goodwill, patents, service rights, brands and any other intangible items;
      (i) the amount of any Zakah or charity fund of a Takaful Insurer;
      (j) the amount of any operating assets, including inventories, plant and equipment, and vehicles; and
      (k) the amount of any other assets that may not be applied to meet Insurance Liabilities of the Insurer.

      Derived from DFSA RM06/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
      [Amended] RM46/2007 (Made 5th July 2007) [VER6/07-07]

    • PIN A3.4.4

      PIN Rule A3.4.3(1) does not require an Insurer to exclude assets attributable to a Long-Term Insurance Fund maintained by the Insurer.


      Derived from DFSA RM06/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]