PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS

ADGM informs public and market place plans and unveils comments on proposed initiatives and rules ammendments through public consultations. To register for updates please click here.

  • Consultation Paper No. 4 of 2018 – Proposed Regulatory Framework for Operators of Private Financing Platforms

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority would like to invite comments on its proposed regulatory framework for operators of Private Financing Platforms (PFPs) to provide alternative financing options for start-ups and small‐and medium‐sized enterprises in Abu Dhabi, UAE and the wider MENA region.  This follows the March discussion paper which set out the introductory considerations on the scope and form of a risk-proportionate regulatory framework for PFPs. 

    Consultation Closing Date: 16 August 2018Status: Open
  • Consultation Paper No. 3 of 2018 – Registration Authority Decision Procedures and Enforcement Manual

    The Registration Authority would like to invite public comment on its proposed Decision Procedures and Enforcement Manual, which sets out policy and procedures in relation to the exercise of its enforcement powers and related decision making, under the Commercial Licensing Regulations 2015.

    Consultation Closing Date: 30 June 2018Status: Closed
  • Consultation Paper No. 2 of 2018 – Introduction of Crypto Asset Regulatory Framework in ADGM

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority would like to invite comments on its proposed regulatory framework for the regulation of crypto asset activities conducted in or from ADGM, including exchanges, custodians and other intermediaries engaged in crypto asset activities (the “Spot Crypto Asset Framework”).

    Consultation Closing Date: 28 May 2018Status: Closed
  • Discussion Paper No.1 of 2018 – Proposed Regulatory Framework for Private Financing Platforms

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority is seeking industry comments on out its proposed regulatory framework for operators of financing platforms for non-public companies (Private Financing Platforms or PFPs). This proposed calibrated, risk-appropriate regulatory framework for PFPs that would facilitate access by start-ups and SMEs to new, alternative sources of funding primarily from Professional Clients, while applying the necessary regulatory safeguards to ensure that they operate in a safe and sound manner for those clients.

    Consultation Closing Date: 10 April 2018Status: Closed
  • Consultation Paper No. 1 of 2018 – ADGM Beneficial Ownership and Control Regulations

    The Registration Authority invites feedback and comments to codify existing corporate beneficial ownership and control practices in line with international standards and initiatives.These enhancements are part of ADGM’s ongoing commitment to continuously improve its framework, in a manner which balances risk based regulations with the needs of market participants.

    Consultation Closing Date: 28 February 2018Status: Closed