GEN 8.4.4

(1) An Authorised Person must take reasonable steps to ensure that the Auditor and the relevant audit staff of the Auditor are independent of and not subject to any conflict of interest with respect to the Authorised Person.
(2) An Authorised Person must notify the DFSA if it becomes aware, or has reason to believe, that the Auditor or the relevant audit staff of the auditor are no longer independent of the Authorised Person, or have a conflict of interest which may affect their judgement in respect of the Authorised Person.
Derived from DFSA RM01/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
Amended DFSA RM131/2014 (Made 21st August 2014). [VER34/06-14]