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    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.

    Discussion Paper No. 1 of 2023 – IT Risk Management

    Consultation Closing Date: 09 February 2024

    Status: open

    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.

    Consultation Paper No. 7 of 2022 - Amendments to the ADGM’s Company Service Provider Regulatory Framework

    Consultation Closing Date: 20 December 2022

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 25 November 2022

    Consultation Paper No. 6 of 2022 - Proposals for a Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework

    Consultation Closing Date: 23 January 2023

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 08 November 2022

    Consultation Paper No. 5 of 2022 - Proposals for Dealing in OTC Leveraged Products in Relation to Retail Clients

    Consultation Closing Date: 28 October 2022

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 26 September 2022

    Consultation Paper No. 4 of 2022 - Proposal to Enhance the Framework Regulating Insolvency Practitioners

    Consultation Closing Date: 23 June 2022

    Status: closed

    Updated on: 09 June 2022