Establish an Investment Firm in Cyprus
Establish an investment firm in Cyprus
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CIF – Investment Services
The operation and supervision of investment firms in Cyprus is regulated by Law 87(I)/2017 on the provision of investment services, the exercise of investment activities and the operation of regulated markets (the “Law”):
A company authorised by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySec”) as a Cyprus Investment Firm (“CIF”) may provide the below services which are related to any of the financial instruments,
The CIF may also provide any of the below ancillary services that must be provided in combination with any of the investment services, depending on the authorisation requested and granted:
The relevant financial instruments are the following:
For the purpose of obtaining the authorisation to operate as a CIF, a Cyprus company must submit an application to CySec which includes the below information/documents:
CySec reviews the application within six (6) months from the date of submission.
I. Amendment of Cyprus AML Law The Cyprus Parliament has approved on 18 February 2021 an amendment to the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering
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