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DFSA to hold RegTech event Nov. 10-11

Dubai Financial Services Authority to host second RegTech Live event  21 Oct 2020 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) will be hosting a virtual event on the 10th and 11th of November. The event, “RegTech Live: Driving Compliance through Innovation”, will be held in partnership with the Dubai International Financial […]

DFSA Alert: Impersonation scam

ALERTS DFSA Impersonated in a Fraudulent Scam 21 Mar 2019 The Dubai Financial Service Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and members of the public about a fraudulent scheme in which the DFSA has been impersonated. The scammers use a fake document as part of the scam, to attempt […]

DFSA Alert: Advance Fee Scam

False DFSA Document used to Promote an Advance Fee Scam 30 Mar 2017     The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and the public about a fraudulent advance fee scam that falsely impersonates the DFSA and uses false documents purporting to be from the DFSA.The […]

Even in the UAE: DFSA Impersonated in scam

DFSA Impersonated in an Advance Fee Scam 21 Aug 2016     The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and the public about a fraudulent scheme in which the DFSA has been impersonated. The scammers fraudulently: impersonate the DFSA and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC); […]

UAE publishes new AML/CTF & Sanctions Rulebook Module

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) just reissued an amended version of the AML/.CTF & Sanctions section of their Rulebook. Here’s the section about sanctions: Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Sanctions Module (AML) 10 SANCTIONS AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS 10.1 Application 10.1.1 This chapter does not apply to a person […]