DFSA Regulatory Overview
This course provides you with an introduction to the rapidly developing regulatory environment in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
The course will clarify the obligations that apply to you and your organisation in that jurisdiction.
Who is this for?
This course is relevant to all staff working in the DIFC for a DFSA Regulated firm.
After attending this session, participants will be able to:
- Describe the DIFC regulatory environment, particularly the role of the DFSA, including:
- When, how and why it was established
- Its structure, responsibilities and powers
- Demonstrate an understanding of the structure of the DFSA Rulebook, including the:
- Application and Licensing process
- Firm's scope of business and category
- Conduct of Business rules
- Powers and Enforcement
- Describe the obligation on Authorised firms to identify and manage business risks
- Understand the relationship between the DFSA and the other Regulatory Bodies e.g. Central Bank and SCA.
- The history of the regulatory regime in the UAE
- The relevant Federal Laws, decrees and the constitution
- The regulatory organisation: pre and post DIFC
- International recognition
- The DFSA and the DIFC
- The aims and objectives
- DFSA’s approach to regulation and main target areas
- DFSA Rulebook
- An overview of the DFSA Conduct of Business Rules
- The Authorisation process
Have the flexibility to deliver your In-House training in-person by one of our trainers at your premises, or virtually via Zoom, Teams or Webex.
Find out more about your Virtual or In-Person training experience below.
Our virtual training courses are designed to be every bit as engaging as our in-person courses. To achieve this, our trainers use market-leading technology and a range of training techniques to ensure high levels of interaction with participants. Courses include the use of:
- Virtual ‘break-out’ rooms: participants are divided into virtual rooms to facilitate small group discussion.
- Polling: multiple-choice questions, answered anonymously, allow the trainer to assess knowledge and understanding across the group.
- Case studies: true to life case studies and scenarios are used to highlight the practical application of theoretical knowledge.
- Messaging: participants can submit questions and comments, either to the whole group or privately to the trainer.
Recording: public course participants have the option to access a recording of the course for one month after the course. In-House clients also have the option to record their training for an additional fee.
On-going Q&A: public course participants can access an ongoing Q&A facility allowing them to ask questions relating to the course.
Our in-person training is delivered face to face at your offices, and includes:
- ‘In-the-moment’ questions & discussions: questions through conversations allow the trainer to assess knowledge and understanding across the group.
- Case studies: true to life case studies and scenarios are used to explore practical application of theoretical knowledge.
- Q&A: participants can ask questions during training, either to the whole group or privately to the trainer.