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Glossary History

Past version: effective from Oct 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012.
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Version Date Description of Changes
July 2004 Initial Launch Version.
July 2006 Updated version, including new defined terms of retail bank and wholesale bank license sub-categories, and definitions of regulated Islamic banking services.
April 2010 Updated Definition of Deposit in accordance with Resolution No. (23) of 2009 in respect of Definition of Deposit.
October 2010 Amended definition for Chief Executive Officer; added definition of Executive director, Independent director; Non-executive director; Remuneration, and; senior manager/management.
January 2011 Minor corrections and amendments for consistency purposes; Amended definition for approved person(s), collective investment undertaking, exposure(s), security(ies);
Added definition for accredited investor(s), acquisition(s), bond(s); capital instrument(s), close links, connected person(s), future(s), investment(s), investment analyst, investment research, licensed exchange(s); market, option(s), participant(s), personal account transaction, public offering(s), qualifying holding(s), real time promotion, retail customer(s), self-regulatory organisation(s) or SROs, soft dollar agreement, swap(s), warrants;
Deleted definition of independent non-executive director.
April 2011 Amended definition of derivative, executive director, insurance licensee(s).
Corrected cross reference for Bahraini Islamic bank licensee definition.
Added definition of conventional bank licensee(s) and specialised licensee(s).
October 2011 Clarified definition of independent director;
Added definition for appointed expert(s), qualified by exception.
Amended the definition of trilateral meeting.
January 2012 Amended the definition of independent director.
Added definition for underwriting.
April 2012 Corrected reference to cross reference for the definition of director;
Corrected typo in the definition of conflict of interest;
Updated definition of qualifying holdings to be in line with Module CM.
July 2012 Added definition for Bahrain domiciled CIU(s);
Amended definition of controller to be in line with module GR.
October 2012 Added definition for base rate, conspicuous notice, eligible account(s), eligible account holder(s), framework, principal, transferee and transferor.
Amended definition of Basel Committee and deposit(s) or deposit account(s).
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