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Overview

Regulations, Rules and Procedures

The Dubai CSD is licensed and governed by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) under its Board Decision No. (19) of 2018 Regulations of Central Depository Activities. In its ongoing efforts to drive transparency, international best practices and trading efficiencies, the Dubai CSD diligently abides by the SCA rules and regulations protecting the interests of its investors and market participants.



The Dubai CSD is licensed and governed by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) under its Board Decision No. (19) of 2018 Regulations of Central Depository Activities. SCA was established in 2000 in accordance with Federal Law no.4 and is a public authority that has been given the supervisory and executive powers necessary to perform its functions. SCA is the regulatory authority for the Securities Market and Commodities markets in the UAE.

SCA’s fundamental objective is to provide the opportunity to invest in commodities in a manner that serves the interest of the national economy by establishing the basis for sound and just dealings between various investors. SCA is an Ordinary Member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and has signed a Multilateral Memorandum Of Understanding with IOSCO for enhancing the cooperation and sharing information.

SCA Regulations

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) regulations governing the Central Securities depository are provided in the SCA Board of Directors’ Decision No. (19/R.M) of 2018 Concerning the Regulation of the Central Depository Activity. 

 

SCA Rules and Regulations

Dubai CSD Rules

The Dubai CSD Rules are approved by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), the federal regulator in the UAE. These rules are required to be followed by the Depository Members along with the SCA regulations.



Dubai CSD Rules