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Location: Central Bank of Bahrain Volume 4—Investment Business > Part A > Reporting Requirements > BR CBB Reporting > Chapter BR-2 Notifications and Approvals > BR-2.3 Approval Requirements > Capital Adequacy
  • Capital Adequacy

    • BR-2.3.24

      Bahraini investment firm licenseesG , must obtain a letter of no-objection from the CBB to any dividend proposed, before submitting a proposal for a distribution of profits to a shareholderG vote (ref. GR-3.1.1). This requirement is applicable to Category 1 investment firmG and Category 2 investment firmG licensees only.

      Amended: July 2012
      Adopted: October 2009

    • BR-2.3.25

      An investment firm licenseeG must not redeem any Tier 1 instrument that it has included in its Regulatory CapitalG for the purpose of satisfying its Regulatory Capital RequirementG without the prior written approval of the CBB (ref. CA-2.1.7).

      Adopted: October 2009

    • BR-2.3.26

      No value, for Regulatory CapitalG purposes, may be attributed to any other instrument or resource, without the CBB's written consent (ref. CA-2.1.12).

      Adopted: October 2009

    • BR-2.3.27

      Exceptional items of expenditure may also be excluded from relevant annual expenditure, as defined in Rule CA-3.1.2, subject to prior CBB written approval (ref. CA-3.1.2). This requirement is applicable to Category 1 investment firmG and Category 2 investment firmG licensees only.

      Amended: July 2012
      Adopted: October 2009

    • BR-2.3.27A

      Should an investment firm licenseeG need to inject additional working capital and does so by way of a subordinated loan from its shareholders, it must receive CBB's prior approval to do so (ref. CA-1.1.5A).

      Adopted: July 2012

    • BR-2.3.27B

      Investment firm licenseesG must seek the CBB's prior written approval before settling a subordinated loan made by its shareholders, either fully or partially, prior to the end of its term (see Paragraph CA-1.1.5A).

      Added: January 2013

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