If a Forex broker is planning to expand activities in the European Union, Cyprus is usually chosen for this purpose. It is one of the most suitable jurisdictions because it is possible to obtain the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) license there. It allows brokers to legally operate, take customer deposits, and perform other legal actions in the territory of any EU member state.
If you are interested in such a financial license, Cyprus is a rational choice, but the process requires careful preparation. Submitting an application is a matter that should be approached with certain knowledge as well as meeting a number of strict requirements and conditions. Otherwise, there is a risk of being rejected for licensing.
It is necessary to register a local company, for which a license will subsequently be issued. You should select the name of the company, indicate the participants and provide their documents in order to register a company.
The company needs to open a bank account in order to deposit the share capital. Opening an account is a complex process that should be entrusted to professionals. In order to open an account, you should to collect a package of documents and competently conduct further negotiations.
The exact amount of authorized capital depends on the type of the license. The beneficiary must provide documents on the source of origin of funds contributed as authorized capital upon bank's request.
The company must have key positions employees, some of them must be local. We will help with the search and selection of employees.
Office rent is not mandatory, but having one will significantly increase your chances of obtaining a license. We will select a budget option that meets the requirements.
It is necessary to prepare a business plan, and policies. In addition, application forms must be filled out. The client will only need to provide a basic information, on the basis of which we will prepare documents, taking into account local legislation.
It is necessary to submit an application to the regulator after preparing the company and documents. After submitting an application, you must be ready to answer additional questions from the regulator. We will take care of timely and competent answers.
The company receives a license after successfully passing the previous stages. At the same time, it must begin work within six months from the date of receipt of the license. Otherwise, the license may be cancelled.
All companies interested in getting a Forex license Cyprus must meet certain requirements:
Cyprus is one of the first countries where the Forex market began to develop. The infrastructure for the corresponding companies in this country is best developed, which is why brokers are primarily interested in getting a Forex license Cyprus.
It is important to note that after Cyprus Forex license for Forex activities, the licensee must prepare and file financial statements.
By obtaining a license, you will be able to legally carry out various activities. They include:
All beneficiaries, directors, and shareholders must provide:
In addition to the above documents, the Cyprus Regulatory Authority may request additional information. To accelerate and simplify the process of getting a Cyprus Forex license, please contact our qualified specialists.
The brokerage company will need to wait about six months from preparing the application to obtaining a license. At the same time, the period can be noticeably longer — up to 12 months, depending on a number of factors.
If you want to save your time and effort, contact our company. We will answer any of your questions, provide comprehensive legal advice, and then prepare the necessary documents and directly deal with the Cyprus Forex license for your company.
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