W 016/07 GEN — Guggenheim Capital Markets LLC

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To Guggenheim Capital Markets LLC
Address Villa 6, Cluster 36, Jumeirah Islands
PO Box 506587, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
DFSA Firm Reference No. F000332
Notice No. W016/2007


The Rules specified in the table herein do not apply to the above mentioned Person in the form appearing in the Rulebook but instead apply to that Person in the modified form prescribed in that table below.

This notice is issued by the DFSA under Article 25 of the Regulatory Law 2004.

Effective date: This notice comes into effect on 29 July 2007 and remains in force until 27 September 2009 or until further notice whichever is the earlier.


The Rules listed in the left hand column of the table below are modified as shown in the right hand column of the table. In this table, underlining indicates new text and striking through indicates deleted text.

The version of Rules to which this notice relates is GEN/VER15/07-07.

Rule Modified Text
GEN 8.2.1
(1) An Authorised Person must prepare and maintain all financial accounts and statements in accordance with:
(a) the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); or
(b) US GAAP;
unless (2) or (3) applies.
(2) ..................
(3) …………...
GEN 8.6.1 An Authorised Firm or Authorised Market Institution, as applicable, must in writing require its auditor to:
(a) conduct an audit of the Authorised Person's accounts in accordance with the requirements of the relevant standards published by:
(i) in respect of conventional financial business, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) or the Generally Accepted Auditing Standards as issued by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Auditing Standards Board (GAAS); and
(ii) in respect of any Islamic Financial Business,— the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI);
(b) ..............
(c) produce an Auditor's Annual Report which states whether:
(i) the auditor has audited the Authorised Person's annual financial statements in accordance with the IAASB or PCAOB, and AAOIFI in respect of Islamic Financial Business;
(ii) the auditor has carried out any other procedures considered necessary, having regard to the IAASB or PCAOB, and AAOIFI in respect of Islamic Financial Business;

………….and so on until and including… (h).




The provisions in this notice are to be construed in accordance with GEN section 6.2 as if these provisions are provisions of the Rulebook.

Defined terms are identified in this notice by the capitalisation of the initial letter of a word or of each word in a phrase and are defined in the Glossary (GLO). Unless the context otherwise requires, where capitalisation of the initial letter is not used, an expression has its natural meaning.

This notice was issued by:

Name : David Knott
Position : Chief Executive
Date : 29 July 2007