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W 113/2011 GEN — DBS Bank Limited

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MODIFICATION NOTICE

To DBS Bank Limited
Address Building 3, 3rd Floor, The Gate Precinct, DIFC, PO Box 506538, Dubai, UAE
DFSA Firm Reference No. F000164
Notice No. W113/2011

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
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) except to the extent it complies with section 4.2 of the Islamic Finance Rules (IFR) module with respect of its Islamic Financial Business,; or
(b) the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (FRS),
except to the extent it complies with section 4.2 of the Islamic Finance Rules (IFR) module with respect of its Islamic Financial Business.
(2) In this Rule FRS means accounting and valuation principles in accordance with the guidelines of the Accounting Standards Council of Singapore.
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 the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) or the Singapore Standards on Auditing (SSA) issued by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore in respect of its financial business;
(b) produce a report on the audited accounts which states:
(i) whether, in the auditor's opinion, the accounts have been properly prepared in accordance with the requirements imposed by this chapter;
(ii) in particular, whether the accounts give a true and fair view of the financial position of the Authorised Person for the financial year and of the state of the Authorised Person's affairs at the end of the financial year end; and
(iii) any other matter or opinion relating to the requirements of this chapter;
(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 SSA;
(ii) the auditor has carried out any other procedures considered necessary, having regard to the IAASB or SSA;
(iii) the auditor has received all necessary information and explanations for the purposes of preparing this report to the DFSA;
(iv) ………… and so on up to and including (h)………….. ..................................................

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: Gerald Santing
Position: Acting CEO
DATE OF ISSUE: 14 June 2011