Notice of Amendments to Legislation May 2017

Following the end of the consultation period on proposed handbook changes, that were set out in Consultation Paper 112, the Chief Executive, after due consideration of consultees comments, made amendments to the Guidance in the Rulebook, as described below. Please bear in mind that changes may have been made to the Guidance originally proposed in the relevant consultation paper.


The Chief Executive made the following Guidance Making Instrument to come into force on 24 May 2017:

•   GENERAL MODULE (GEN) GUIDANCE INSTRUMENT (NO. 11) 2017, which adds new Guidance in the General (GEN) module.

The amendments made to this module are outlined in Appendix 1Appendix 1 to this Notice for your information.

The guidance instrument mentioned above and the appendix to this notice can be viewed under the “Amendments to Legislation” section of the DFSA website and the relevant module will be replaced on the DFSA website on the date of its coming into force as described above. Earlier versions of the relevant module are to be found in the archive.


23 May 2017