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W 041/08 CIR — Credit Suisse

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MODIFICATION NOTICE

To Credit Suisse
Address The Gate Building, 9th Floor East, DIFC, PO Box 33660, Dubai
UAE
DFSA Firm Reference No. F000011
Notice No. W41/2008

THE DFSA HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT:

The Rules specified in the left hand column of the table herein do not apply to the above mentioned Person in the form appearing in the Rulebook but instead apply as modified in the right hand column of the table.

RULES MODIFIED

The Rules specified in the left hand column are modified to the extent shown in the right hand column of the table below. In this table, underlining indicates new text and striking through indicates deleted text, otherwise the Rule remains unaltered. Where a significant number of the paragraphs of the Rule remain un-altered the entire Rule may not be reproduced in the table. In such circumstances the un-altered parts of the Rule will be referred to by the relevant identifying paragraph number or letter, as the case may be.

Rule Modified Text
CIR 3.4.1
(1) The requirements in this section do not apply where an Authorised Firm undertakes an Execution-Only Transaction
(2) The requirements in this section do not apply to an Authorised Firm in respect of a Transaction in relation to the Units of a Foreign Fund in circumstances where:
(a) the Fund is an employee compensation, reward or share scheme (the "employee benefit plan") where the Units of the Fund are available only to Employees of the Authorised Firm or of a member of its Group pursuant to the terms of an employee benefit plan;
(b) for the purposes of this Rule, the Employees for whom the Authorised Firm is undertaking Transactions are eligible employees employed at the firm's Branch; and
(c) a full offering memorandum and a FAQ document have been provided to such eligible employees.
(3) An "eligible employee" for the purposes (2), is an Employee who is a senior executive of the Authorised Firm's Branch who fulfils the net worth or net income entry criteria under the employee benefit plan.

CONDITIONS

None.

EFFECTIVE PERIOD

This notice comes into effect on the date of issue and remains in force until further notice.

INTERPRETATION

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 IS ISSUED UNDER ARTICLE 25 OF THE REGULATORY LAW 2004 BY:

Name : Jane Coakley
Position : Acting Chief Executive
DATE OF ISSUE: 1st July 2008