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Title: Announcement Regarding Issuance of Disciplinary Board Resolution on Violation No. (18/2018 Disciplinary Board) (27/2018 Authority)
Date Publish 14 March 2019

The Capital Markets Authority announces issuance of a Disciplinary Board Resolution passed in its meeting held on Thursday 14/03/2019 on violation No. (18/2018 Disciplinary Board) (27/2018 Authority) filed against:

Al-Waseet Financial Business Company

That " the company will be fined KWD 3000 due to the failure to confirm the suitability of the transaction made by one of its clients."

This punishment is due to the Company’s violation of the provisions of Clause (5) of Article (3-6) of Module Sixteen (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism) of the Executive Bylaws of Law No. 7 of 2010 and their amendments, due to the company’s failure to confirm the suitability of the executed transaction  by the trading account holder, and the unsuitability of the transaction that were traded in the amount of about 1.1 million KWD in the trading session held on 12/12/2017 with the information provided by it on the “know your client " form.

In this regard, the CMA emphasizes the implementation of CMA Law and its Executive Bylaws on all persons dealing in securities activities, and urges them to comply with these rules in order to promote investors' confidence, create a sound investment environment, and implement the Law according to the principles of fairness, transparency, and integrity in line with the best international practice.

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