Law Statutes


Single Family Office Regulations


The Board of Directors of DIFCA, in the exercise of the powers conferred on them by Article 140 of the Companies Law, hereby make these Regulations.

SFO 1 Introduction

SFO 1.1 Application

These SFO Regulations apply to:

(a) every Person who falls within the definition of a Single Family Office;

(b) persons applying for the registration of a company or partnership to act as a Single Family Office or Private Trust Company; or

(c) the Registrar.

1.2 Defined terms are identified throughout these Regulations by the capitalisation of the initial letter of a word or phrase. Where capitalisation of the initial letter is not used, an expression has its natural meaning.

1.3 The following defined terms have the meaning given below:

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