Supervision refers to overseeing of AIFC Regulations and Rules. The AFSA Regulatory Office performs effective ongoing supervision of authorized institutions and individuals.
The AFSA Regulatory Office adopts a risk-based approach to the regulation and supervision of all regulated firms in order to concentrate its resources on the mitigation of risk to its objectives. The AFSA Regulatory Office will work with a regulated entity to identify, assess, mitigate and control these risks where appropriate.
The AFSA's supervisory risk-based approach involves:
•The AFSA’s continuous risk management cycle, which utilizes macreo-prudential data, risk assessment and risk matrix to form risk-based classifications of firms;
•Where applicable, developing a strong relationship with firms and its senior management;
•Firms making notifications to the AFSA;
•Using appropriate supervisory tools.
The AFSA uses following Supervisory Tools:
•On-site and Off-site Supervision;
•Production of Information
•Co-operation with other regulators
•Third Party Information
Prudential supervision framework is outlined in following policies and rules: