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  • Public Consultations

    ADGM uses Public Consultations to publish proposed amendments to policy and legislation, and invites both market participants and other parties to provide comments on its proposals.

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    Discussion Paper No. 1 of 2024 - Enhancing the Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework for ADGM

    Consultation Closing Date: 19 July 2024

    Status: open

    Updated on: 20 May 2024

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority and the Registration Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market have jointly issued this Discussion Paper to seek views on proposals for the continued development of ADGM’s regulatory framework for sustainable finance.

    Consultation Paper No. 3 of 2024 - Proposal concerning Registration of certain Trusts Particulars

    Consultation Closing Date: 21 April 2024

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 27 March 2024

    The Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”) Registration Authority (“RA”) has issued this Consultation Paper to invite public feedback and comments on proposed amendments to the Beneficial Ownership and Control Regulations 2022 (“BOCR 2022”) concerning the proposed requirement of registering certain particulars of express trusts with the Registrar.

    Consultation Paper No. 2 of 2024 - Proposals for Whistleblowing Framework for the Abu Dhabi Global Market

    Consultation Closing Date: 30 April 2024

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 07 March 2024

    Consultation Paper No. 1 of 2024 - Proposed Enhancements to the RA's Investigative Powers

    Consultation Closing Date: 17 March 2024

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 29 February 2024

    The Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”) Registration Authority (“RA”) has issued this Consultation Paper to invite public feedback and comments on proposed amendments to the Commercial Licensing Regulations 2015 (“CLR 2015”) that will enhance the RA’s investigative powers.

    Discussion Paper No. 1 of 2023 - IT Risk Management

    Consultation Closing Date: 09 February 2024

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 29 November 2023

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority ("FSRA") of Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") is issuing this discussion paper (“Discussion Paper”) to seek views on its initiatives to enhance information technology (“IT”) risk management practices in authorised firms, where this term covers both Authorised Persons and Recognised Bodies in this Discussion Paper.

    Consultation Paper No. 4 of 2023 - Proposals for Revisions to Fees and Recognised Functions

    Consultation Closing Date: 06 November 2023

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 06 October 2023

    Consultation Paper No. 3 of 2023 - Proposal for a Legislative Framework for Distributed Ledger Technology Foundations

    Consultation Closing Date: 12 May 2023

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 13 April 2023

    Consultation Paper No. 2 of 2023 - Proposed Enhancements to Client Classification, Client Assets and Conduct Requirements

    Consultation Closing Date: 25 May 2023

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 30 March 2023

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority ("FSRA") of Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has issued this consultation paper to invite public feedback and comments on its proposed amendments to the Conduct of Business Rulebook (“COBS”), the General Rulebook (“GEN”) and the Glossary (“GLO”), accompanied by concurrent changes to the Financial Services and Markets Regulations (“FSMR”) concerning Client classification, marketing materials, the disclosure of fees and charges to Retail Clients, treatment of Client Assets and the Regulated Activity of Providing Custody.

    Consultation Paper No. 1 of 2023 - Principles for the Effective Management of Climate-Related Financial Risks

    Consultation Closing Date: 01 May 2023

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 28 March 2023

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), together with other members of the UAE Sustainable Finance Working Group, has issued draft “Principles for the Effective Management of Climate-Related Financial Risks” for consultation. [Principles issued by the FSRA are not to be considered as Regulations or Rules issued by it.]

    Consultation Paper No. 8 of 2022 - Proposed Regulatory Framework for Private Credit Funds

    Consultation Closing Date: 27 January 2023

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 12 December 2022

    The Financial Services Regulatory Authority ("FSRA") of Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has issued this consultation paper to invite public feedback and comments on its proposed introduction of a specific regulatory framework, the “Private Credit Fund Framework”, that would enable Funds and their respective Fund Managers to originate and invest in Credit. Defined terms contained in this consultation paper have the meanings attributed to them in the FSRA’s Glossary Rulebook (“GLO”), unless otherwise defined in this paper.

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