A key document will be the regulatory business plan submitted in support of the application. It will facilitate the application process if applicants cover the following areas within this submission:

(a) an introduction and background;
(b) strategy and rationale for establishing in the ADGM;
(c) organisational structure;
(d) management structure;
(e) proposed resources;
(f) high level controls;
(g) risk management;
(h) operational controls;
(i) systems overview;
(j) how the proposed activities are mapped against the Regulated Activities and why particular Regulated Activities are applied for; and
(k) financial projections.