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Our team congratulates GFX SECURITIES
Sunday April 3, 2022

Our team congratulates GFX SECURITIES with receipt of the Mauritius Investment Dealer authorization.
We hope that the new branch will deliver the results hoped for and will assist the group in further expansion,

Accounting and audit obligations in offshore jurisdictions.
Thursday February 17, 2022
Accounting and audit obligations in offshore jurisdictions. Reminder to all owners of Seychelles, Belize, and other offshore jurisdictions previously not having accounting obligations -> Seychelles imposed the new requirements applicable to all International Business Companies (“IBC”) and related to the new obligations on retention of account...
Plus500 secures Estonian license from FSA
Thursday February 17, 2022
Recently, one of the biggest brokerage/cfd brokerhouses – Plus500 obtained a MiFID II license in Estonia. During the past months we have received a number of enquiries into regulation of Estonia and for similar applications. If you are interested in getting regulated in Estonia, either for the MiFID II (investment and broker services), virt...
Exfor Limited pre-approval from the Labuan FSA
Monday October 18, 2021
Our team congratulates Exfor Limited with receipt of pre-approval from the Labuan FSA for the Money Broker license. Exfor Limited is a new fintech start-up that is to operate in the stock market/ forex markets with a goal to become an Investment Bank within the next 3 years. Our team at Zitadelle is glad to have assisted Exfor Limited with...
Mauritius – Payment/ Fintech Growth
Monday October 18, 2021
Mauritius – Payment/ Fintech Growth. Our team congratulates EziPay on acquiring the Payment Intermediary License in Mauritius. We hope that the new office and authorization will prove to be a great asset to the business and development of EziPay. We are grateful to the team of EziPay for their patience during the license application, and are...
Investment Banking license in Malaysia
Monday August 2, 2021
Dear Readers, Many of you who participate in the investment/ CFD industries are aware of the top-notch destinations outside of the EU, like Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Mauritius, Seychelles, and some others. If we take top 25 brokerage firms, most of them are regulated in the same jurisdictions or at least some of the regulations overlap. It is...
FATF has confirmed that Mauritius has substantially completed its action plan
Monday August 2, 2021
Following its June 2021 plenary meeting held this week, the FATF has confirmed today, Friday 25 June 2021, that Mauritius has substantially completed its action plan at technical level and that FATF will conduct an onsite inspection in Mauritius, to take stock of its implemented measures outlined in its last progress report submitted in April 20...
Payment Institution or Electronic Money Institution from Europe
Monday August 2, 2021
Dear Readers, We are looking for an authorized Payment Institution or Electronic Money Institution from Europe that is looking to exit the market and sell the company & license to an investor. Please contact us if you have any information on the above, info@zitadelleag.com
New Capital Requirements for UK FCA regulated investment firms (CFD / Spread Betting)
Thursday June 17, 2021
New Capital Requirements for UK FCA regulated investment firms (CFD / Spread Betting) Firms in this space that operate as STP companies must be aware of the proposed changes to capital requirements under the forthcoming Investment Firm Prudential Regime (“IFPR”). The IFPR is expected to come into force in January 2022 and under this new regi...
Good news from Labuan, FT Malaysia
Monday June 14, 2021
Dear Readers, We have some good news from Labuan, FT Malaysia. This will be of special interest to our customers who obtained Money Broker on Asset Management license in Labuan, FT Malaysia. Further Extension of Regulatory Reliefs for Labuan Entities. Taking cognizant of the development of the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic toward the IBFC and ...

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