COBS 14.1.2

Past version: effective from 21/10/2015 - 20/10/2015
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(a) Principle 9 of the Principles for Authorised Persons (Customer assets and money) in GEN 2.2.9 requires an Authorised Person to arrange proper protection for Clients' Assets when the Authorised Person is responsible for them. An essential part of that protection is that an Authorised Person must properly safeguard Client Assets held or controlled on behalf of a Client in the course of, or in connection with, the carrying on of Investment Business in or from the Abu Dhabi Global Market.
(b) An Authorised Person must introduce adequate organisational arrangements to minimise the risk of the loss or diminution of Client Assets, or of rights in connection with Client Assets, as a result of, for example, the Authorised Person's or a third party's insolvency, fraud, poor administration, inadequate recordkeeping or negligence.