The DFSA: A first port of call for claimants in DIFC-based fraud/regulatory breach cases?

The Dubai Financial Services Authority ("DFSA") is the independent regulator of financial services conducted in or from the Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC").

As with many financial services regulators, it has a number of different functions and powers, including investigating complaints concerning a range of issues, such as misconduct, a contravention of a law or rule, or failing to observe high standards of integrity and fair dealing.

For prospective claimants in DIFC-based fraud or regulatory breach matters, pursuing such a complaint to conclusion could be a useful first port of call, subject to their circumstances.

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