Public Consultations

ADGM informs public and marketplace plans, unveils comments on proposed initiatives and rules ammendments through public consultations.

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Consultation Paper No. 1 of 2021 – Proposed amendments to the Registration Authority’s Decision Procedures and Enforcement Manual

Consultation Closing Date: 11 February 2021

Status: closed

Updated on: 28 January 2021

The Registration Authority ("RA") of the Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has issued this Consultation Paper to invite public feedback and comments on proposed amendments to its Decision Procedures and Enforcement Manual (proposed to be renamed as the Decision Procedures, Disqualification and Enforcement Manual) (the “Manual”).

Consultation Paper No. 9 of 2020 – Proposed amendments to the ADGM Auditors’ framework

Consultation Closing Date: 28 January 2021

Status: closed

Updated on: 17 December 2020

The Registration Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has issued this Consultation Paper to invite public comment on its proposals to enhance its current Auditors’ Framework. In order to determine the most effective changes needed we have undertaken an extensive review of our current framework against international standards in auditing. Accordingly, the changes we are proposing in this consultation paper will ensure ADGM’s Auditors framework and regulatory oversight of Auditors continues to evolve to meet the ongoing changes in international standards, and are best in class.

Consultation Paper No. 8 of 2020 - Proposed amendments to the ADGM Arbitration Regulations 2015

Consultation Closing Date: 09 December 2020

Status: closed

Updated on: 25 November 2020

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has issued this Consultation Paper to invite public comment on proposed amendments to the ADGM Arbitration Regulations 2015 (“Regulations”). A draft of the proposed amended Regulations is Annexure A to this Paper.

Consultation Paper No. 7 of 2020 - Proposed regulatory framework for providing third party financial technology services in ADGM

Consultation Closing Date: 07 January 2021

Status: closed

Updated on: 25 November 2020

Consultation Paper No. 6 of 2020 - New Data Protection regulatory framework

Consultation Closing Date: 19 December 2020

Status: closed

Updated on: 19 November 2020

ADGM proposes to introduce regulations to replace the Data Protection Regulations 2015. ADGM has issued this consultation paper to invite public feedback and comments on the new regulations.

Consultation Paper No. 5 of 2020 - Proposed Introduction of the Company Service Providers Framework

Consultation Closing Date: 24 November 2020

Status: closed

Updated on: 27 October 2020

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Registration Authority (RA) have issued this consultation paper to invite public feedback and comments on the proposal to introduce a framework for the regulation of Company Service Providers in ADGM (CSP Framework).

Consultation Paper No. 4 of 2020 – Proposed amendments to the Application of English Law Regulations 2015

Consultation Closing Date: 15 November 2020

Status: closed

Updated on: 18 October 2020

Consultation Paper No. 3 of 2020 – Electronic Transactions Regulations

Consultation Closing Date: 14 October 2020

Status: closed

Updated on: 15 September 2020

ADGM proposes to introduce regulations to facilitate electronic transactions, electronic records and electronic signatures. ADGM has issued this consultation paper to invite public feedback and comments on those regulations.

The proposals in this consultation paper will be of interest to ADGM entities and investors, and those wishing to establish a presence in ADGM or otherwise doing business in ADGM, and their professional advisors.

Consultation Paper No. 2 of 2020 – Proposed amendments to RA Decision Procedures and Enforcement Manual

Consultation Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Status: closed

Updated on: 12 July 2020

Consultation Paper No. 1 of 2020 – Proposals for revision of the regulatory framework for Providing Money Services in ADGM

Consultation Closing Date: 03 August 2020

Status: closed

Updated on: 03 August 2020

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority has published this consultation paper including a number of proposed amendments to the regulatory framework for Authorised Persons undertaking the Regulated Activity of Providing Money Services.

The proposed amendments reflect the growing importance of money services in ADGM and the region and include amendments to the FSRA’s Financial Services Markets Regulations 2015 (“FSMR”), Conduct of Business Rules (“COBS”), the Prudential – Investment, Insurance Intermediation and Banking Rules (“PRU”), the Anti‐Money Laundering and Sanctions Rules and Guidance (“AML”) and others.

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