COB 6.3.6

(1) Unless (2) applies, an Authorised Firm or its Associate must not knowingly execute an Own Account Transaction in an Investment or related Investments, which is the subject of Investment Research, prepared either by the Authorised Firm or its Associate, until the Clients for whom the Investment Research was principally intended have had a reasonable opportunity to act upon it.
(2) The restriction in (1) does not apply if:
(a) the Authorised Firm or its Associate is a Market Maker in the relevant Investment;
(b) the Authorised Firm or its Associate undertakes an Execution-Only Transaction for a Client; or
(c) it is not expected to materially affect the price of the Investment.
Derived from DFSA RM56/2008 (Made 1st July 2008). [VER14/07-08]
[Amended] DFSA RMI267/2020 (Made 26th February 2020). [VER36/04-20]