Securities and Commodities Authority

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Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)
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Agency overview
FormedJanuary 29, 2000 (2000-January-29)
JurisdictionUnited Arab Emirates
HeadquartersAbu Dhabi, UAE
Agency executives
  • Sultan Bin Saeed Al-Mansoori, Chairman
  • Mohammed bin Ali bin Zayed Al-Falasi, Chief executive
WebsiteOfficial Portal

Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) is a UAE entity established based on the federal decree No. (4) in 2000. The Authority is a legal entity, which is financially and administratively independent, reported directly to the Economy Minister. The main objective of the Authority is to supervise and monitor the markets.


The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) was established by Federal Law No. (4) of 2000[1] enacted by Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The Authority is a legal entity of autonomous status, enjoying financial and administrative independence with ultimate powers required for the execution of its tasks in line with the provisions of Law No. (4) of 2000.[2]

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  1. ^ Hassan, Kabir; Mahlknecht, Michael (2011). Islamic Capital Markets: Products and Strategies. John Wiley & Sons. p. 104. ISBN 9780470689578.
  2. ^ Seese, Detlef; Weinhardt, Christof; Schlottmann, Frank (2008). Handbook on Information Technology in Finance. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 159. ISBN 9783540494874.

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