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  • [ M ] [ M ] [Major Acquisition—Multilateral Trading Facility]

    • Managing Assets

      Has the meaning given in GEN section 2.10.


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

    • Mandatory Bid

      means a Bid which must be made under TKO Rule 4.1.1.

      [Added][VER5/09-05]

    • Managing a Profit Sharing Investment Account

      Has the meaning given in GEN section 2.21.

      [Added] DFSA RM50/2007 (Made 1st October 2007). [VER16/10-07]
      [Amended] DFSA RM57/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER17/07-08]

    • Managing a PSIA

      Managing a Profit Sharing Investment Account.

      [Added] DFSA RM57/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER17/07-08]

    • Managing a Venture Capital Fund

      Acting as the Fund Manager of a Venture Capital Fund.

      Derived from DFSA RMI280/2020 (Made 28th October 2020). [VER48/11-20]

    • Market Abuse

      Conduct which contravenes a provision contained in chapter 1 of Part 6 of the Markets Law 2012.

      [Added] DFSA RM19/2005 (as from 19th April 2005). [VER3/04-05]
      [Amended] DFSA RM91/2012 (Made 14th June 2012). [VER26/06-12]

    • Market Maker

      In relation to an Investment, a Person who holds himself out as able and willing to enter into transactions of sale and purchase in Investments of that description at prices determined by him generally and continuously rather than in respect of each particular transaction.


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

    • Market Price

      The price at which the Shares are being traded on an Authorised Market Institution.

      [Added][VER4/08-05]

    • Market Risk

      The risk of loss that arises from fluctuations in the values of, or income from, assets or in interest or exchange rates.


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

    • Market Risk Capital Requirement

      The requirement calculated in accordance with PIB Rule 5.3.1.

      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
      [Amended] DFSA RM114/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER28/12-12]

    • Markets Law

      The Markets Law 2012

      Derived from DFSA RM187/2016 (Made 7th December 2016). [VER37/02-17]

    • Markets Rules

      Rules prescribed in the Market Rules Module of the DFSA Rulebook.

      [Added] DFSA RM91/2012 (Made 14th June 2012). [VER26/06-12]

    • Mark-up or Mark-down

      (1) When an Authorised Firm receives instructions from a Client and takes a principal position in the relevant Investment in order to complete a transaction, that is, when the Authorised Firm takes a principal position in the relevant Investment which it would not other wise take, except to complete that transaction, the difference, if any, between:
      (a) the price at which the Authorised Firm takes a principal position in the relevant Investment;and
      (b) the price at which the Authorised Firm Executes the transaction with its Client; or
      (2) When an Authorised Firm Executes a transaction with its Client against its own book and owes a duty of best execution, the difference between:
      (a) the price at which best execution would be achieved; and
      (b) the price at which the Authorised Firm Executes the transaction with its Client.
      Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
      [Amended] RM162/2015 (Made 9th December 2015). [VER34/02-16]

    • Master Fund

      Has the meaning given in CIR Rule 3.1.5

      [Added] DFSA RM56/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER17/07-08]
      [Amended] DFSA RM72/2010 (Made 11th July 2010) [VER23/07-10]

    • Material Information [Deleted]

      [Deleted] RM162/2015 (Made 9th December 2015). [VER34/02-16]

    • Maturity Ladder [Deleted]

      [Deleted] DFSA RM114/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER28/12-12]

    • Maturity Method [Deleted]

      [Deleted] DFSA RM114/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER28/12-12]

    • Maturity Mismatch

      A difference between the maturity of an asset and the corresponding liability.


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

    • Member

      (1) In relation to an Authorised Market Institution, a Person admitted as a member of the Authorised Market Institution in accordance with its Business Rules.
      (2) In relation to an Employee Money Purchase Scheme, has the meaning given in GEN Rule 2.30.1
      [Added] DFSA RM19/2005 (as from 19th April 2005). [VER3/04-05]
      [Amended] DFSA RM262/2019 (Made 18th December 2019). [VER46/01-20]

    • Minimum Capital Requirement

      The requirement calculated in accordance with PIN Rule A4.2.1.


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

    • Minimum Cellular Capital Requirement

      The Minimum Segmental Capital Requirement in respect of a cell.


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

    • Minimum Fund Capital Requirement

      The requirement calculated in accordance with PIN Rule A8.2.1.


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

    • Minimum Non-Cellular Capital Requirement

      The Minimum Segmental Capital Requirement in respect of that part of a protected cell company that is not a cell.


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

    • Minimum Segmental Capital Requirement

      The requirement calculated in accordance with PIN section A6.2.


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

    • MKT

      The Markets module of the Rulebook.


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

    • MLRO

      Money Laundering Reporting Officer

      Added by DFSA RM78/2011 [VER25/06-11]

    • Modified Duration [Deleted]

      [Deleted] DFSA RM114/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER28/12-12]

    • Money

      Any form of money, including cheques and other payable orders.


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

    • Money Laundering [Deleted]

      [Deleted] DFSA RM187/2016 (Made 7th December 2016). [VER37/02-17]

    • Money Services Provider

      A Person that Provides Money Services. 

      Derived from DFSA RMI269/2020 (Made 26th February 2020). [VER47/04-20]

    • MTF

      A Multilateral Trading Facility.

      [Added] DFSA RM124/2013 (Made 13th June 2013) [VER30/07-13]

    • Multilateral Development Bank

      Any one of the following banks:

      (a) African Development Bank (AfDB);
      (b) Asian Development Bank (ASB);
      (c) Caribbean Development Bank (CDB);
      (d) Council of Europe Development Bank;
      (e) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD);
      (f) European Investment Bank (EIB);
      (g) European Investment Fund (EIF);
      (h) Inter-American Development Bank (IADB);
      (i) Inter-American Investment Corporation (IAIC);
      (j) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD);
      (k) International Finance Corporation (IFC); or
      (l) Nordic Investment Bank (NIB).

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

    • Multilateral Trading Facility

      Pursuant to GEN Rule 2.22.1(a), a system which brings together multiple third party buying and selling interests in Investments, in accordance with its non-discretionary rules, in a way that results in a contract in respect of such Investments.

      [Added] DFSA RM124/2013 (Made 13th June 2013) [VER30/07-13]