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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines forex Company Formation

Business in St. Vincent is well-known unregulated forex jurisdiction with its’ tax-exempted entities, with strong asset protection structure and high level of confidentiality.Timeframe: 2 weeks Minimum registered capital requirement: $1 USD Overview Saint Vincent and the Grenadines International Business Companies, are formed by corporate legislation in accordance with Co...

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British Virgin Islands forex License

British Virgin Islands (BVI) often referred to as “offshore tax heaven” is one of the most popular forex jurisdictions due to absence of profit, corporation and capital gains tax.Incorporation & obtaining license: depending on the Regulator. In general, can take from 4 weeks to 4 months Minimum paid up capital: is set on case-by-case basis. Once the application is submitted t...

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Belize forex License

Belize is an economically and financially stable country and is a great place for forex broker companies since it is one of the most known offshore jurisdictions with a well-developed legal framework.Incorporation & obtaining license: 4 months Minimum paid up capital: $100 000 (will be increased to $500 000 in 2018) License fee: USD 25 000.00 License renewal gover...

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Cyprus forex License

Cyprus offers a very well established environment for a forex broker firm. It is a well-known and is one of the top choices in the EU for acquiring of a financial license. It follows very strict rules and regulations as implemented by the financial services authority of Cyprus (CySEC – The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission).Incorporation & obtaining license: from 5 to 9 months ...

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Xi Jinping’s vision of “New Era” includes forex Industry to focus on China

...“New Era” includes building country determinately governed by the party, being open to the rest of the world and being proudly Chinese.* Due to the enormous trading volumes, currently, China stands out as the forthcoming homeland for **retail forex**. Introducing brokers operate the vast managed accounts, therefore, a very definitive format now is conduction of business between Western serv...

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Saudi Arabia issued its first license for forex trading

...st region is getting even more attractive with emergence of new regulatory jurisdictions. Saudi Arabia is one of the most populous countries in the area, with the population reaching 32 million as of 2017, the country is a lucrative destination for forex brokers. On April 25, the Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Saudi Arabia has issued its first forex broker license and, therefore, made the c...

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South Africa forex License

The Financial Services Board of South Africa (FSB) is a supervisory body of financial services industry in South Africa under the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 (FAIS Act). The company that intends to conduct forex business on a discretionary basis must obtain a Category II Discretionary FSP license with FSB.Overview Annual levy paid by a licensed FSP is calculated...

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forex Markets Related Regulations After Pandemic

The COVID-19 has had large impact on our daily lives and it has changed the way we do business. Of course, there are many aspects of life that pandemic hasn’t changed, but the effects can be clearly found in the forex and trading markets. In particular, **coronavirus pandemic brought a surge of volatility back into the markets in February and March**. This volatility, which has been widely repo...

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New Legal Framework for forex and CFD Brokers in Bahamas

...rading in binary options will be prohibited for retail clients. Also, the SC will put limits on retail incentives, where enticements and bonuses will be prohibited, and negative account balance security will be required. In relation to these changes forex business participants will be required to assign responsible person who will supervise the company and will ensure the company remains in compli...

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Belarus exempts forex trading from taxes

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, **signed the Decree “On Taxation”** which exempts forex trading from taxes.The decree exempts individuals from paying income tax received from transactions with non-deliverable OTC financial instruments. The tax exemption was initially proposed in March of 2016, however, since then it was only a temporary measure and had to be extended every...

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The evolution of forex in the 21st century

The foreign exchange market has existed since ancient times. Exchange systems have occurred around 8 thousand years ago and have undergone significant changes and developments before such a niche as forex market emerged. Financial technology forex markets were able to attain trillions in trading per day in the 21st century. Although the rapid development has been accounted for the 20th cen...

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6 reasons why best forex brokers are regulated

... which is about $5 trillion a day, the Foreign exchange market is still the largest financial market in the world.The uniqueness of this market is undeniable due to its geographical dispersion, accessibility, and flexibility. Traders can access the forex market 24 hours a day, except for weekends, use different leverages to increase profit and benefit from a variety of other advantages offered by...

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Will 2020 bring the volatility back to the forex market?

... since 1987 after falling almost 10 percent.** That was the market’s response to the US president’s ban on travelling from European countries and growing anxiety over the pandemic. **Black Monday and Thursday brought back volatility into the forex markets that remained at low levels for years.** In 2019 majority of brokers were struggling to remain profitable in the conditions of low volat...

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Blockchain technology to be used for cross-border forex transfer in China

...tion of the pilot project, which is expected to continue for six months, the platform will be adopted nationwide. It is also informed that many banks are involved in the project as well. Read our blog to keep abreast of all interesting and actual forex news.

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Bulgaria forex License

...cence type (STP or MM) License government application fee: EUR ~3,200 or 5,100 depending on the license type License renewal government fee: EUR 1,300 Overview There are two types of licenses in Bulgaria applicable for forex and two types of companies can apply – ordinary Ltd’s and JSC’s: Standard license – requires BGN 250,000 initial capital (approx. ...

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New Zealand forex License

There is a unique type of license called Financial Service Provider or FSP in New Zealand, which is considered a well-reputed onshore jurisdiction, therefore, it is not blacklisted by any country around the world or any foreign financial institution. Moreover, it is a member state of the OECD and WTO.Timeframe: within 3 months Minimum paid up capital: is set on case-by-case basis ...

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Vanuatu Dealer's in Securities License

Vanuatu is a great place for launching forex brokerage company due to its low capital requirements and variety of tax benefits.Incorporation & obtaining license: 4-6 months Minimum paid up capital: No minimum capital requirement.  Instead, government bond of approx. USD 50 000 is used. Overview Vanuatu, officially the Republic of Vanuatu, is an archipelago in the S...

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Cook Islands Money Changing-Remittance License

Cook Islands offers three types of licenses for international companies with different business activities. Combined license is the one to be chosen if you wish to conduct forex brokerage business.Timeframe: IBC incorporation – within 4 weeks  License application and approval from the Financial Supervisory Authority – 5-6 months Minimum capital requirement: The Act does...

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CySEC proposes three levels of leverage for retail clients

...d for high risk, speculative trading products continues to increase in Europe, wherein Cyprus investment firms must continue reforming their business models to ensure investors are adequately protected. Read our blog to keep abreast of all actual forex news.

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Old ways won’t open the new doors

OFFSHORELICENSE has developed new and more attractive markets that may substitute Vanuatu in terms of entry and maintenance requirements Thus far, a considerable number of OFFSHORELICENSE clients have chosen **Vanuatu** in order to obtain forex license (Dealer’s in Securities license), however, due to the changes occurred in mid-June 2017, the bond deposit requirements increased from $2.000 US...

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Starting offshore business in Vanuatu

...ng a Vanuatu offshore international company only for carrying out small a business or financial management, you can confine yourself to being a single shareholder and director: there are no requirements for residence or number of founders and CEOs. forex trading regulations as another common reason to enter Vanuatu offshore jurisdiction. Confidentiality policy in this country is very strict an...

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How Brokers in China Feel After the Website Blocks

...shore services as well as FX and brokerage services had a place on the market. This place was not the dominant one, but at the same time, audience that used financial services from across the border was stable and solvent. Latest **changes to the forex and CFDs market** are most likely due to changes in financial regulations of the China mainland. After the People’s Bank of China initiated cr...

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Too old for trading

...has focused on the needs and profiles of investors**. One of Japanese online trading platforms (**GMO Click Securities) has outlined its “Age Policy”**. In accordance with this policy all people that are 81 years old or more may not trade in forex and options. That is a highly sensitive topic, especially for Japan, where the current situation of aging population is a critical problem fo...

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Labuan Money Broking License

Labuan serves as an attractive place for setting up forex brokerage business in the Malaysia region and provides relatively favourable corporate taxes.Incorporation & obtaining license: from 4 months Minimum paid up capital: RM500,000 (unimpaired by losses) or its equivalent in any foreign currency (we recommend to have approx. USD 130 000, 00 as a paid-up capital) Ov...

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Mauritius Global Business Category 1 (GBC1)

...previous written consent from the Financial Services Commission (“FSC”) has been requested and that the conditions laid out in the Financial Services Act have been met. Business formations involved in financial services business in particular forex trading, investment management, insurance, banking, investment advisory services, as an example, can only be created as GBC1 companies and recei...

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TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS

Liquidity Providers Technical Solution for Broker Companies OffshoreLicense LTD offers technical solutions for broker companies, trading in the securities markets and forex. Our offer includes final product with the connection of one or more liquidity providers. Our offer includes: Variety of leading liquidity providers Easy and fast setup procedure Excellent liquidity conne...

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The great step towards China

...*, are set-up upon your request. What is more, Offshorelicense Ltd supremacy is positioned on **Business License attainment**, for instance, the assistance in obtaining financial licenses such as but not limited to **Dealer in Securities License, forex License, Banking License or Portfolio Management License**. Such solutions can be provided in various jurisdictions based on your requirements a...

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Australia adopted a new product intervention law

...wered to contemplate what kind of restrictions it will impose on the market participants. The changes caused by the new regulatory framework are similar to those already adopted in the EU, Japan, and the US. Taking into account the move of retail forex traders from Europe to Australia, there is a high chance of regulatory harmonization amongst the two. The basis for the above-mentioned amendmen...

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SFC Forewarns Retail FX Brokers To Stay Away From Doing Business In China

...and's China entities to get traders to deposit funds with brokers located outside of the country. The Mainland regulator (SAFE) in its statement informed that due to the new requirements, it is unlawful for any unapproved organization to conduct forex margin trading or for any client, either an organization or individual from Mainland. The aforesaid financial regulator also adds that companie...

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A new license assessment procedure will be adopted for certain AFS applicants

...ial products. The updated information with respect to the new requirements is outlined in Information Sheet 240. We should note that the new license assessment procedure will be applicable to the companies that intend to offer foreign exchange (forex) contracts. These companies will be required to submit: * C5: Foreign Exchange Operating Statement * B3: Arrangements for Managing Conflicts...

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Cayman Investment Funds

... itself a Cayman Islands entity, that entity should be subject to regulation or exemption under the Securities Investment Business Law (SIBL). If you are interested in incorporating Investment fund or obtaining a license that allow you to conduct forex activities in the Cayman Islands, please [**CLICK HERE**](http://www.offshorelicense.com/licensing/cayman-islands-securities-investment-fund-lic...

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Black pearl of Caribbean. International business company at Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

... Saint Vincent and The Grenadines is an attractive jurisdiction that has consented to implement the OECD’s automatic exchange of information for tax purposes (AEoI) by 2018. Saint Vincent and The Grenadines formations are frequently used for forex brokers, international trade and investment, banking, and e-commerce businesses. Read our blog to keep abreast of all interesting and actual ...

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CySEC Enhancement of Procedures Regarding Safeguarding of Client Funds

...h PSP/EMI, manage the exchange risk linked to the maintenance of client’s funds in another currency and cover any deficits. Offshorelicenese team are ready to assist our clients to acquire ready-made CySec licensed company, apply for the Cyprus forex license, or, considering Cyprus regulatory authority intentions, apply for EMI and PSP license, or assist with bank account opening. Read our...

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Australian commision requires each and every piece of information about its brokers

...o one of the models. Liquidity partnerships, hedging counterparts, white label agreements, referral agents and every other aspect of a broker’s business is to presented for inspection. Read our blog to keep abreast of all interesting and actual forex news.

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CySEC has introduced a new reporting form for CIFs

...fy why it is seeking to collect trading volume data. It could be an effort, to evaluate how product intervention measures, introduced by the ESMA last August, have affected the industry. Read our blog to keep abreast of all interesting and actual forex news.

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Turbo Certificates vs. CFDs

... to them. It worth noting that certificates are a core offering of banks and this product was established long ago. However, there is a growing tendency among brokers that are starting to involve into the certificates offering along with traditional forex and CFDs offering. According to the British regulator, more and more products close to CFDs are being offered to retail clients at a higher ...

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Bahamas Dealing in Securities License

... company is duly registered with the Securities Commission of the Bahamas (hereinafter Commission). The above mentioned Commission is the national body responsible for the licensing of all types of financial dealers in Bahamas. An applicant for a forex License is required to submit the appropriate application to the Commission. Benefits of Bahamas forex company: Complete Anonymity No...

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Authorised Company in Mauritius

...abet Names Requiring Consent or a Licence: Bank, buildings society, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, funds, trust, trustees, finance, savings, royal, asset management, foundation, municipal, chartered, healthcare, gaming, brokerage, broker, forex, lease, leasing, pharmaceutical N.B. Company name is restricted to be identical or similar that of an existing company. In order to ...

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Account Opening in Bank Alpinum

...ng system with full electronic payment facilities. The account opening procedure is straight forward and can be done without physical presence in Liechtenstein.Payment processing options MasterCard, Visa Restrictions Not working with Non-EU forex and Gambling N.B. Bank may change its tariffs at any time thus please visit bank’s website or contact us in order to receive update...

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CIM Bank Account Opening

...ay be required by bank are not part of our professional fees for assistance of opening a bank account. The bank offers range of services and products Personal and commercial account Investment execution: stock, bonds, funds, derivatives and forex Counselling on financial investment Asset Management Executing payment orders Multi-currency current accounts and deposit accounts Deb...

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CIM Bank Account Opening

...ay be required by bank are not part of our professional fees for assistance of opening a bank account. The bank offers range of services and products Personal and commercial account Investment execution: stock, bonds, funds, derivatives and forex Counselling on financial investment Asset Management Executing payment orders Multi-currency current accounts and deposit accounts Deb...

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Seychelles International Business Company (IBC) Formation

... Names Requiring Consent or a Licence: Bank, Insurance, Assurance, Re-Insurance, Trusts, Trustee, Savings, Royal, Asset Management, Funds, Foundation, Building Society, Municipal, Chartered, Finance, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Leasing, Lease, forex, Broker, Brokerage, Gaming N.B. Restricted connections for company name: name of state, national or local government. Any name that...

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Account Opening in Bank Alpinum

...h full electronic payment facilities. The account opening procedure is straight forward and can be done without physical presence in Liechtenstein.Payment processing options MasterCard, Visa Restrictions Not working with Non-EU forex and Gambling N.B.  Bank may change its tariffs at any time thus please visit bank’s website or contact us in order to receive up...

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