W 36/05 AUT — Kotak Mahindra (UK) Limited

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To Kotak Mahindra (UK) Limited
Address The Fairmont Dubai, Office No 515, P.O. Box 16498, Dubai - UAE
DFSA Firm Reference No. F000049
Notice No. W 36/05


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 28 November 2005 and expires on 28 November 2006, or the date on which any Rule specified herein is amended, which ever 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 AUT/VER2/08-05.

Rule Modified Text
AUT 10.3.2.
(1) The Authorised Individuals referred to in Rule 10.3.1(a), (c) and (d) must be ordinarily resident in the U.A.E.
(2) An Authorised Firm may appoint additional Authorised Individuals, who are not ordinarily resident in the U.A.E, to conduct the Licensed Functions referred to in Rule 10.3.1 (c) and (d).


The modifications in respect of the Rules specified above remain in effect for the duration of the period set out above on condition that:

(a) Mr Shyam Kumar is and remains authorised by the DFSA as the UAE resident Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer, in compliance with AUT Rule 10.3.2;
(b) Mr Varadarajan Viswanathan provides compliance and anti money laundering oversight from London and remains authorised by the DFSA as the Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer;
(c) Mr Shyam Kumar provides a monthly report to Mr Varadarajan Viswanathan on all relevant compliance related activities, initiatives and issues, in addition to seeking guidance and counsel as required; and
(d) Mr Varadarajan Viswanathan visits the branch office at least once a year in order to provide compliance and anti money laundering training, in addition to updates and training on the DFSA regulations.


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 : 28 November 2005