GEN 2.13.1

Past version: effective from 14/07/2013 - 02/04/2016
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(1) In GEN Rule 2.2.2 Providing Custody means one or more of the following activities:
(a) safeguarding Investments belonging to another Person;
(b) in the case of a Fund, safeguarding Fund Property;
(c) acting as a Central Securities Depository; or
(d) administering Investments or Fund Property for the purpose of (a) and (b).
(2) In (1)(d) the following activities do not constitute the 'administration of such Investments or Fund Property':
(a) providing information as to the number and value of any Investments or Fund Property safeguarded;
(b) converting currency; or
(c) receiving documents relating to an Investment or Fund Property for the purpose of onward transmission to, from or at the direction of the Person to whom the Investment or Fund Property belongs.
(3) In (1)(c), "acting as a Central Securities Depository" means holding securities in uncertificated (dematerialised) form to enable book entry transfer of such securities for the purposes of clearing or settlement of transactions executed on a facility operated by an Authorised Market Institution or an Alternative Trading System or a similar facility regulated and supervised by a Financial Services Regulator.
Derived from DFSA RM01/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
[Amended] DFSA RM56/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER19/07-08]
[Amended] DFSA RM119/2013 (Made 14th July 2013). [VER33/07-13]