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    MidChains Limited

    service
    Financial Services Permission Number
    190014
    Date of Financial Services Permission
    28 July 2020
    Address
    Unit 1, Level 6, Unit 4, Level 7, Al Sila Tower, Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, Al Maryah Island, PO Box 128666, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Legal Status
    Private Company Limited by Shares
    Phone
    +971 2 448 1578
    Regulated Activities
    Type
    Effective date
    Withdrawn Date
    Operating a Multilateral Trading Facility
    28 July 2020
    Effective date
    28 July 2020
    Withdrawn Date
    Providing Custody
    28 July 2020
    Effective date
    28 July 2020
    Withdrawn Date
    Conditions
    None
    Endorsements
    None
    Regulatory Actions
    None
    Approved Persons
    Reference Number
    Name
    Role
    Status
    Effective date start
    Withdrawn date
    00565
    Basil Omar Ziad Jaafar Alaskari
    Senior Executive Officer
    Current
    31 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00565
    Name
    Basil Omar Ziad Jaafar Alaskari
    Role
    Senior Executive Officer
    Effective date start
    31 January 2021
    Withdrawn date
    00565
    Basil Omar Ziad Jaafar Alaskari
    Licensed Director
    Current
    31 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00565
    Name
    Basil Omar Ziad Jaafar Alaskari
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    31 January 2021
    Withdrawn date
    00568
    Mohamed Ahmed Sayed Alhashemi
    Licensed Director
    Current
    31 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00568
    Name
    Mohamed Ahmed Sayed Alhashemi
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    31 January 2021
    Withdrawn date
    00566
    John Edward Smollen
    Licensed Director
    Current
    31 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00566
    Name
    John Edward Smollen
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    31 January 2021
    Withdrawn date
    00567
    Meera Sultan Nasser Mohamed Alsuwaidi
    Licensed Director
    Current
    31 January 2021
    Reference Number
    00567
    Name
    Meera Sultan Nasser Mohamed Alsuwaidi
    Role
    Licensed Director
    Effective date start
    31 January 2021
    Withdrawn date