Forex Brokerage License
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Become a Licensed Money Broker Dealer
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Become a Licensed Money Broker Dealer
What is Labuan money broking?
How to apply?
What is required?
How to Get Started?
Key Advantages of Labuan
Eligibility of Labuan Money Broking Applicant
How Atrium Legal Lab Can Help You
Labuan Money broking License allows brokers in buying and selling FOREX and CFD (currency) contracts in money markets with offices in Labuan, Kuala Lumpur and/or Iskandar, Johor. The licensing requirements are simple, low paid up capital and affordable operations set up made easy for anyone in the financial industry to start the business!
Labuan Money Broking license permits you to act as Mediator bringing together various parties on mutually acceptable terms in foreign exchange market to conduct a transaction to earn brokerage or commission fees.
Money broking business is defined as the business of arranging transactions between buyers and sellers in the money markets with brokers acting as an intermediary in consideration of brokerage fees paid or to be paid but does not include the buying or selling of foreign currencies by the broker as a principal in such markets.
Applicant should meet the following minimum criteria:
a. A licensed domestic money broker;
b. A Labuan company incorporated under the Labuan Companies Act 1990 (with money broking expertise); or
c. Any licensed institutions under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 with prior approval from Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia);
d. Has a good track record of financial performance, at least in the three years preceding the application; and
e. Committed to setting up a functional operation in Labuan.
The submission should include but not restricted to the following:
a. Undertaking letter from the head office / parent company to undertake any liability arising from the operations of its branch or subsidiary in Labuan;
b. The controller or director or CEO and the directors of the board of the applicant company must be fit and proper persons. Prior written approval of Labuan FSA must be obtained for the appointment;
c. Signed declaration by directors and senior staff of the applicant on confidentiality and secrecy;
d. The nature of business of the applicant;
e. A business plan detailing the operations and strategies of the applicant with regard to its Labuan entity;
f. Audited financial statements of the applicant for the last two years, if applicable; and
g. Any other information that is relevant to the application.
a. The applicant company must have a paid-up capital of RM500,000 (unimpaired by losses) or its equivalent in any foreign currency. The company must inform Labuan FSA of any changes in its shareholding structure and/or any erosion of paid-up capital.
b. The company to pay an annual fee of RM5,000 to Labuan FSA on or before every 15th day of January.
a. Physical presence: Licensed Labuan money broker must maintain a registered office in Labuan. All dealings must be done through this registered office in Labuan;
b. Approved activities: Labuan money broker can only transact business in foreign currency and not deal in ringgit except for the purpose of defraying administrative and statutory expenses;
c. Restriction of business: Labuan money broker is prohibited from dealing with residents other than authorised dealers as specified under section 4 of the Exchange Control Act 1953;
d. Auditor: Labuan money broker is required to appoint an auditor; and
e. Information: Labuan money broker must notify Labuan FSA of any amendments or alteration to any information in its constituent documents.
Labuan Money Broker License Procedure
1. Propose a name for your Money Broker Company:
2. Submit Money Broker License application to Labuan FSA;
3. Conditional approval processing (30 to 60 days);
4. Form your Labuan Company;
5. Fulfill all requirements on per conditional approval;
6. Money Broking License issued;
Note: Labuan Money Broking only grant licensing to those using Straight-Through-Processing (STP) and does not include the buying and selling of Ringgit or foreign currencies by the broker as principal in such markets.
Money Broking License
- 100% foreign ownership, no need Malaysian local partners;
- Tax only 3% or pay flat fee RM20,000 on Trading Profit;
- Zero withholding tax on Interest, Management fee, Royalty fee and Technical fee;
- No Foreign Exchange Controls;
- No stamp duty or GTS;
- No import duty/Sales/Service Tax;
- Ability to access more than 7’ Malaysian Tax Treaty partners;
- 50% tax deduction for expatriate professionals/ managers’ employment;
- 100% exemption for director’s fees for foreign directors;
- No tax on dividends to shareholders;
- Can apply for two years’ renewal multiple entry work permit to stay in Malaysia;
- Individual possesses money broking expertise with three-years’ track record;
- Licensed Money Broker with approval from home country authority;
- Licensed Money Broker by Central Bank of Malaysia;
We provide complete solutions on setting up your Labuan Money Broking License at your convenience and hassle free with affordability!
Advisory to draft exclusive Business Plan and documents as requested to obtain approval and final set up of offices in Malaysia;
Act as Resident Secretary with Compliance assistance;
Bank account set up;
Don’t delay your decision, while you can Start Your Money Broking Business Today!
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