The Comoros International Brokerage & Clearing House License is issued by the Offshore Finance Authority of Anjouan, Union of the Comoros.

Key Features

The International Brokerage & Clearing House License introduced in 2007 allows for the license holder to engage in activities such as:

  • Stock Brokerage
  • Securities Brokerage
  • Financial Advisory
  • Asset Management
  • Fund Management
  • Custody Services
  • Transaction Clearing
  • Payment Processing
  • Currency Trading (FOREX)
  • Issuance of Securities
  • Underwriting of Securities

Legal Requirements

Requirements

Description

General

  • Corporate  vehicle permitted

International Business Company

  • Local physical office required

No

Share capital or equivalent

  • Minimum paid up capital

EUR 250,000

Directors

  • Minimum number

1

  • Corporate directorship allowed

Yes

  • Local director required

No

Shareholders

  • Minimum number

1

  • Corporate shareholders allowed

Yes

  • Local  shareholders required

No

Service Providers Required

  • Company Secretary

Yes

Tax Treatment

Income derived from sources outside Comoros are tax exempt

Duration to Set Up

About 8 weeks

Distinctive Benefits of Licence

  • Privacy – strict laws concerning bank confidentiality protects the interests of clients
  • Asset protection – assets deposited into a client’s account are protected against forfeiture
  • Tax protection – favourable tax regime

The Valsen Advantage

  • End to end comprehensive service
  • Speedy and efficient service
  • Expert advice on structuring options
  • Dedicated ongoing compliance support
  • Extensive network pool of service providers