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Notice of Amendments to Legislation April 2021

Following the ending of the consultation period on a number of proposed legislative changes that were set out in Consultation Paper No. 131 the DFSA Board, after due consideration of consultees’ comments, made amendments to the DFSA Rulebook as described below. Please bear in mind that changes may have been made to the legislation originally proposed in the relevant consultation paper.

TAKE NOTICE THAT:

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai on 3 March 2021 enacted the Regulatory Law Amendment Law, DIFC Law No. 1 of 2021 to come into force on the 28th business day after the date of enactment.

To view the changes made to the Regulatory Law 2004, please consult the amendment law which is published on the “Amendments to Legislation” section of the DFSA website.

AND

The DFSA Board made the following Rulemaking Instruments to come into force on the date the Law comes into force (April 12, 2021)

RECOVERY AND RESOLUTION RULES (RAR) RULE-MAKING INSTRUMENT (No. 283) 2021, which makes the Recovery and Resolution Rulebook (RAR) of the DFSA Rulebook (see appendix 1 for the new RAR module);
GLOSSARY MODULE (GLO) RULE-MAKING INSTRUMENT (No. 284) 2021, which repeals and replaces the Glossary Module (GLO) of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 2 for the detailed amendments);
GENERAL MODULE (GEN) RULE-MAKING INSTRUMENT (No. 285) 2021, which repeals and replaces the General Module (GEN) of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 3 for the detailed amendments);
MARKETS RULES (MKT) RULE-MAKING INSTRUMENT (No. 286) 2021, which repeals and replaces the Markets Rules (MKT) of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 4 for the detailed amendments); and
AUTHORISED MARKET INSTITUTIONS MODULE (AMI) INSTRUMENT (No. 287) 2021, which repeals and replaces the Authorised Market Institutions (AMI) module of the DFSA Rulebook with an updated version (see appendix 5 for the detailed amendments)

The rule-making instruments mentioned above and the appendices to this notice can be viewed under the “Amendments to Legislation” section of the DFSA website and the relevant modules will be replaced on the DFSA website on the date of their coming into force as described above. Earlier versions of the relevant modules are to be found in the archive.

Issued
04 April 2021