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  • Cryptocurrency
    Exchange
  • Estonia
    Cryptocurrency
    Exchange
  • Estonia, a new European Crypto Market -
    Starting a Crypto Currency Company in Estonia with Exchange and Wallet Service Provider License

    Key points for Cryptocurrency Company structure

    Expected Timeframe

  • Isle of Man
    Cryptocurrency
    Exchange & Trade
  • Regulatory Oversight as a means of Attracting Business

    Designated Business Registration Policy IOMFSA Changes – 5th October 2018

    How long will an Application take?

  • Ireland
    Cryptocurrency
    Company
  • Open a Cryptocurrency Company in Ireland

    Why Register a Bitcoin Company in Ireland?

    Cryptocurrency Regulation 2019 Taxation

    Anti-Money Laundering Requirements

    Ownership and Licensing Requirements

    Passporting Rights

  • New Zealand
    Cryptocurrency Trade and
    Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
  • New Guidance on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

    Exchanges, Wallets, Broking
    Registration and other Obligations

    Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

    ICO Regulation
    Types of Financial Product
    Tokens that are not Financial Products

    Other Obligations
    Fair Dealing and Initial Coin Offers

    FMA Services

  • Foreign Exchange(FX)
    Securities Dealer
    License
  • Seychelles
    Securities Dealers License,
    Forex
  • Seychelles Advantages

    Applying for a Securities Dealers License

    Capital Requirement

    Financial Dealers Licensing Amendments

    Transitional Provisions

  • Vanuatu
    Securities Dealers
    Forex
  • Vanuatu FX Regulation

    List of Securities Covered by
    The Dealer in Securities License

    Key Requirements
    Vanuatu Securities Brokerage Dealer License

    Why Vanuatu Forex License

    How Atrium Legal Lab Can Help You

  • Cyprus Brokerage Services
    Forex Trading License
  • Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF)
    Why Cyprus?

    Cyprus Strategic Advantages

    Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) License
    Initial Capital Requirements

    Conditions for the Granting of a License

  • E-Money
    Payment Services
    Institutions (EMI - PSP)
  • Mauritius Investment Dealer &
    Broker License
  • Mauritius Investment Dealer & Broker License

    Investment Dealer Categories
    Under the Security Act

    Application and Requirements

    Mauritius Investment Dealer & Broker License
    Advantages

  • New Zealand
    Financial Services Providers
    FSP
  • Advantages to be Licensed in New Zealand
    As a Financial Services Provider (FSP)

    NZ FSP Registration
    Who needs to be licensed?

    New FMA Role

    New Zealand FSP Registration
    What you need to Obtain FSP Registration

    NZ FSP Registration
    Timeframe to Complete this process

  • Georgia
    International Financial Company
  • Benefits of Republic of Georgia -

    Setting up an International Finance
    Company in Georgia

    License Application
    Documents, Requirements and
    Expected Timeframe

  • Financial Holding &
    Private Asset
    Management
  • BVI Hedge Funds
  • Funds in the British Virgin Islands
    Fund Structuring

    British Virgin Islands
    Registration of an Investment Fund

    BVI Incubator and Approved Fund

    BVI Hedge (Incubator) Funds
    Limited Functionary Requirements

  • Luxembourg
    Private Asset Management
    Company (SPF)
  • Luxembourg Private Asset Management Company (SPF) - The Concept

    Permitted and Prohibited Activities of a Luxembourg SPF

    Luxembourg SPF
    Capital Requirement and Supervision

    Luxembourg Private Asset Management (SPF)
    Advantages

  • Luxembourg
    Holding & Finance Company
    SOPARFI
  • Luxembourg SOPARFI (Société de Participations Financières) - The Concept

    Why Luxembourg?

    Luxembourg Holding (SOPARFI)
    Advantages

Mauritius Investment Dealer & Broker License
There are basically 5 categories of Investment Dealers
Under Securities Act
However, the most commonly used
For its wide range of business activities and
Smaller capital requirements, is
The Investment Dealer Broker License
Duly authorized to execute orders for clients
To manage portfolios of clients and
To give advice on securities transactions to clients
Mauritius
Investment Dealer & Broker License

Investment Adviser/Dealer license as issued by the Financial Services Commission in Mauritius are getting increasing popularity among many of the Brokerage Houses worldwide. Application for Investment Adviser/Dealer license must be made under a Category 1 Global Business Company (GBC1) and license is granted subject to the approval of the Financial Services Commission.

The Securities Act 2005 coupled with the Securities (licensing) Rules 2007 remain the main legal framework governing the provisions and setting the parameters within which a GBC1 with an Investment Adviser/Dealer license can operate.

A Global Business Company Category 1 may apply for an Investment Dealer License to perform the following:

- Act as an intermediary in the execution of securities transactions on behalf of other persons;
- Trade in securities as principal for his own account with the intention of selling them to the public; or
- Underwrite or distribute securities on behalf of an issuer or a holder of securities.

These are particularly beneficial for Brokerage Houses operating worldwide.

Mauritius has the advantage of having a modern and flexible securities law, it issues clear securities dealer licenses within a reasonable time, requires reasonable minimum capital requirement, charges reasonable license fees and has a low tax rate. Mauritius is one of the best places to save on costs for Brokerage Houses and at the same time enjoy the array of service providers in the country.

Mauritius you should know has been classified as a white list country by the G20 summit and all other government agencies list.

Investment Dealer Categories
Under the Security Act

Full Service Dealer with or without Underwriting Authorised to:

Act as an intermediary in the execution of securities transactions for clients;

Trade in securities as principal with the intention of reselling these securities to the public. Underwrite or distribute securities on behalf of an issuer or a holder of securities (if this option is chosen); Give investment advice which is ancillary to the normal course of his business activities; and Manage portfolios of clients.

Discount Broker Authorised to:
Execute orders for clients without giving advice.

Broker Authorised to:
Execute orders for clients, to manage portfolios of clients and to give advice on securities transactions to clients.

Investment Dealer (Commodity Derivatives Segment) Authorised to:
Act as broker in Commodity Derivatives only.

Investment Dealer (Currency Derivatives Segment) Authorised to:
Act as broker in Currency Derivatives only.

Minimum Stated Capital

Please note the following minimum unimpaired stated capital required:

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