COB 2.6.1

An Authorised Firm may continue to treat a Person as a Retail Client, Professional Client, or Market Counterparty, as the case may be, without having to re-classify the Person under section 2.3:

(a) where the Authorised Firm was treating that Person as such a Client (including under a waiver or modification in force) immediately prior to 1 April 2015; and
(b) with regard to the Financial Services carried on with or for that Client prior to that date.
Derived from DFSA RM149/2015 (Made 11th February 2015) [VER24/04-15]