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    Ava Trade Middle East Limited

    service
    Financial Services Permission Number
    190018
    Date of Financial Services Permission
    06 February 2020
    Address
    Cloud Suite 307, 15th Floor, Al Sarab Tower, Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Legal Status
    Private Company Limited by Shares
    Phone
    +971544313777
    Regulated Activities
    Type
    Effective date
    Withdrawn Date
    Arranging Deals in Investments
    06 February 2020
    Effective date
    06 February 2020
    Withdrawn Date
    Dealing in Investments as Principal
    06 February 2020
    Effective date
    06 February 2020
    Withdrawn Date
    Conditions
    In accordance with FSMR Section 30(4)(a) the following limitation(s) and stipulation(s) apply to each Regulated Activity as detailed:
    • Dealing in Investments as Principal is limited to acting only as a Matched Principal, as described in the Prudential – Investment, Insurance Intermediation and Banking Rules (PRU); and
    • The ensuing additional conditions attached to AVA’s grant of a Financial Services Permission letter dated 6 February 2020 concerning OTC Derivatives being offered to Retail Clients.
    Endorsements
    None
    Regulatory Actions
    None
    Approved Persons
    Reference Number
    Name
    Role
    Status
    Effective date start
    Withdrawn date
    00364
    Colm Padraig Early
    Finance Officer
    Current
    28 February 2019
    Reference Number
    00364
    Name
    Colm Padraig Early
    Role
    Finance Officer
    Effective date start
    28 February 2019
    Withdrawn date
    00938
    Reema Zakaria
    Compliance Officer & MLRO
    Current
    21 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00938
    Name
    Reema Zakaria
    Role
    Compliance Officer & MLRO
    Effective date start
    21 January 2021
    Withdrawn date
    00339
    Damien O’Conner
    Licensed Director
    Current
    06 February 2020
    Reference Number
    00339
    Name
    Damien O’Conner
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    06 February 2020
    Withdrawn date
    00338
    Daire Ferguson
    Licensed Director
    Current
    06 February 2020
    Reference Number
    00338
    Name
    Daire Ferguson
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    06 February 2020
    Withdrawn date
    00764
    Fadi Wadih Abou Ras
    Licensed Director
    Current
    01 September 2021
    Reference Number
    00764
    Name
    Fadi Wadih Abou Ras
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    01 September 2021
    Withdrawn date
    00764
    Fadi Wadih Abou Ras
    Senior Executive Officer
    Current
    01 September 2021
    Reference Number
    00764
    Name
    Fadi Wadih Abou Ras
    Role
    Senior Executive Officer
    Effective date start
    01 September 2021
    Withdrawn date
    01367
    Arvishek Seetohul
    Compliance Officer & MLRO
    Current
    22 May 2023
    Reference Number
    01367
    Name
    Arvishek Seetohul
    Role
    Compliance Officer & MLRO
    Effective date start
    22 May 2023
    Withdrawn date
    00337
    Mohamed Refaat Ahmed
    Licensed Director
    Withdrawn
    06 February 2020
    21 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00337
    Name
    Mohamed Refaat Ahmed
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    06 February 2020
    Withdrawn date
    21 January 2021
    00337
    Mohamed Refaat Ahmed
    Senior Executive Officer
    Withdrawn
    06 February 2020
    21 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00337
    Name
    Mohamed Refaat Ahmed
    Role
    Senior Executive Officer
    Effective date start
    06 February 2020
    Withdrawn date
    21 January 2021
    00338
    Daire Ferguson
    Senior Executive Officer
    Withdrawn
    21 January 2021
    31 August 2021
    Reference Number
    00338
    Name
    Daire Ferguson
    Role
    Senior Executive Officer
    Effective date start
    21 January 2021
    Withdrawn date
    31 August 2021