Лицензии для белизских компаний

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    Полный перечень видов деятельности на которые можно получить лицензии, на компанию зарегистрированную в Белизе:

  • Регистрация и управление Международными Деловыми Компаниями или другими оффшорными компаниями.
  • Регистрация трастов и управление оффшорными трастами и услугами доверительного управления.
  • Защита и управление международных активов.
  • Услуги денежных переводов.
  • Услуги обработки платежей.
  • Торговля на финансовых и товарных рынках финансовыми инструментами и другими ценными бумагами (фьючерсы, процентные ставки, право покупать или продавать, акции, и т.п.).
  • Маклерство денежного рынка.
  • Обмен валют.
  • Сервисы депозитария.
  • Бухгалтерские услуги.
  • Брокерский, консалтинговый или справочный сервис в любом из вышеуказанных услуг.

Ниже документы регламентирующие получение лицензий.

International Financial Services Commission
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B E L I Z E:

STATUTORY INSTRUMENT

No. 67 of 2007

REGULATIONS made by the International Financial Services Commission, with the approval of the Minister, under sections 7 and 28 of the International Financial Services Commission Act, Chapter 272 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000-2003 (as amended by Act No. 8 of 2007), and all other powers thereunto it enabling.

(Gazetted ……26th , 2007.)

1. These Regulations may be cited as the

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION (LICENSING) REGULATIONS, 2007.

2. In these Regulations –

(a) “the Act” means the International Financial Services Commission Act, as amended by the International Financial Services Commission (Amendment) Act, 2007;
(b) “the Commission” means the International Financial Services Commission established under section 3 of the Act;

(c) “dollar” or “$” means dollar in the currency of the United States of America;

(d) other words and expressions used herein shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.

3. (1) Except as otherwise provided in the International Insurance Act and the Mutual Funds Act, and the Regulations made under those Acts, any person who intends to provide, carry on, transact or hold himself or itself out as providing, carrying on, or transacting any of the international financial services in or from within Belize shall apply to the Director-General of the Commission for a licence in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations.

(2) Every application for a licence under these Regulations shall be routed through an attorney-at-law or a licensed international financial services practitioner resident in Belize, who shall conduct a proper ‘due diligence’ on the application before forwarding it to the Director General of the Commission.

4. An application under Regulation 3 above shall consist of -

(a) the completed application form as set out in the First Schedule;

(b) the biographical affidavit of each director, shareholder and officer of the applicant company in the form set out in the Second Schedule;

(c) the prescribed application fee (which shall be non-refundable) as contained in the Third Schedule;

(d) evidence of capital requirements as set out in the Fourth Schedule; and

(e) any other necessary documentation as may be required by the Commission.

5. The following persons shall be eligible to obtain a licence under these Regulations:-

(a) barristers;
(b) solicitors;
(c) attorneys-at-law;
(d) accountants possessing a current practising certificate in accordance with the Accountancy Profession Act;
(e) a company registered under the Companies Act that is a licensed financial institution within the meaning of the Banks and Financial Institutions Act;

(f) any other company or corporate entity that has management with the requisite knowledge and expertise of the business to be carried on and has at least one director resident in Belize;

(g) any other person designated as fit and proper for this purpose by the Commission.

6. (1) No licence shall be granted under these Regulations unless the applicant, if it is a company or other corporate entity (by whatever name called), satisfies the Commission that it has fully paid-up and unimpaired capital in the amounts set out in the Fourth Schedule in respect of the service or activity for which the licence is being applied, and that such capital has been deposited with a bank or other licensed financial institution in Belize.

(2) It shall be a condition of every licence granted under these Regulations that the licensee shall at all times maintain fully paid-up and unimpaired capital in the amounts set out in the Fourth Schedule in respect of the service or activity for which the licence has been granted.

7. Subject to the requirements of these Regulations, the Commission may grant a licence in the form set out in the Fifth Schedule upon payment of the licence fee set out in the Third Schedule.

8. The duration of licences granted under these Regulations and the cancellation or suspension of the same, or the refusal to grant licences, and the procedure for review of any decision concerning any licence and the penalties for failure to obtain a licence as required under these Regulations, shall be in accordance with the provisions of section 7 of the Act.

9. Any person who for the purpose of obtaining a licence under these Regulations gives false, untrue or misleading information or fails to disclose material facts or circumstances, commits an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both such fine and imprisonment, and in addition, the licence granted to such person may be revoked by the Commission.

10. The International Financial Services Commission (Licensing) Regulations, 2000 are hereby repealed.

MADE by the International Financial Services Commission this 20 day of June, 2007.

(SYDNEY CAMPBELL)
CHAIRMAN
International Financial Services Commission

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for international financial services this 25th day of June 2007.

(SAID MUSA)
Minister of Finance,
Minister responsible for
International Financial Services

International Financial Services Commission

BELIZE

FIRST SCHEDULE

APPLICATION FORM

For official use

International Financial Services Commission
(Licensing) Regulations

Application for a LICENCE to carry on, provide or transact any of the international financial services in or from within Belize.

NOTES:

1. Complete all sections as fully as possible and attach supplementary sheets, where appropriate.

2. Completed application form and supporting documentation, together with the appropriate application fee, should be submitted to:

THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL
International Financial Services Commission
New Administration Building (Second Floor)
Belmopan, Belize, C. A.
Telephone: 501-822-3800
Fax: 501-822-3810
E-mail: legalconsl@btl.net or legal_consl@yahoo.com

A Name of applicant
_____________________________________________________________
B Registered office or address of applicant in Belize
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
C Telephone __________________ Telefax ________________________

E-mail __________________________

D Principal business address, if different from above

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
E Address of applicant’s head office

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
F If applicant is a company, state and attach certificate of incorporation together with corporate documents, and produce evidence of place of incorporation and registered office and address of the principal office _____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________
G Names of directors, shareholders, officers of applicant company (See Second Schedule for biographical affidavit form for each director, shareholder and officer of company to complete)

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

H Authorised Share capital ____________________

Paid up capital (show separately) _______________________

_____________________________________________________________

I If applicant is a partnership firm, state and produce evidence of where established and address of principal office.

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
J Names and addresses and nationalities of general partners

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

K If applicant is an individual, state and produce evidence of

Nationality ______________________ Date of birth ___________________
Place of birth __________________________________________________
Address ______________________________________________________

L State relevant qualifications, experience, etc. for provision of the service for which the licence is being applied.

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

[NB. The categories of persons listed under Regulation 5 (a) to (g) must include certification of their qualifications, etc.]

M Have you ever been convicted in Belize or elsewhere of any of the following offences: namely, theft, embezzlement, larceny, dishonesty, false pretences, mail fraud, or of any offence against any corporate security statutes, insurance laws, offshore banking laws or international financial services laws; or have you been the subject of any disciplinary proceedings by any governmental or state regulatory agency or any professional body?

If yes, please give details.

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
(Add supplementary sheets, if necessary)

N Has any company been so charged allegedly as a result of any action or conduct on your part? If yes, give full details

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

O During the last ten years, have you ever been refused a professional, occupational, or vocational licence by any public or governmental licensing agency or regulatory authority, or has any such licence held by you ever been suspended or revoked? If yes, please give full details.

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

P Have you ever been adjudged a bankrupt, or has any bankruptcy proceedings or any regulatory action ever been taken against you either in Belize or elsewhere? If yes, please give full details.

_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

Q Trading name or names which the applicant proposes to use in connection with service/s to be offered

_____________________________________________________________

R Activity or activities which the applicant proposes to carry on within or from within Belize for which licence is required -

1. Formation or management of international business companies or
other offshore companies

2. Trust formation and management of offshore trusts and provision
of trustee services

3. International asset protection and management

4. Money transmission services

5. Payment processing services

6. Trading in foreign exchange

7. Trading in financial and commodity-based derivative instruments
and other securities (e.g., futures, options, interest rates, foreign
exchange instruments, shares, stock, contracts for differences etc.)

8. Money brokering

9. Money lending and pawning

10. Money exchange

11. Safe custody services

12. Accounting services

13. Brokerage, consultancy or advisory services in any of the above
services

Proposed date of commencement of service/s to be offered ______________

Notes:

(i) Application for a licence to provide international insurance services should be made to the Commission under the International Insurance Act and International Insurance Regulations.

(ii) Application for a licence for international collective investment schemes (such as mutual funds, unit trusts, etc.) should be made to the Commission under the Mutual Funds Act and Mutual Funds Regulations.

(iii) Application for international banking should be made to the Central Bank of Belize, Gaol Lane, Belize City, Tel. 501-223-6194 Fax: 501-223-6226 E-mail: cbbhrd@btl.net

(iv) Application for on-line gaming licence should be made to the Gaming Control Board, Ministry of National Development, Belmopan, Belize, Tel: 501-822-2526 or 822-2527 Fax: 501-822-3673 E-mail: econdev@btl.net

S State below any other material information which you consider relevant to the assessment of your application

_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
T Amount enclosed US$ ___________________

I undertake to inform the Commission without delay of any material change to the information supplied on this form.

Name (block capitals)
__________________________________________________________________

Signed ________________________________ Date _______________________

NB 1. It is an offence to give any false or misleading information.

2. All cheques or money orders should be made payable to the "International Financial Services Commission."

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International Financial Services Commission

SECOND SCHEDULE

BIOGRAPHICAL AFFIDAVIT

NOTES:

A. This form applies to and should be completed by each director, shareholder and officer of an applicant company.

B. Complete all sections as fully as possible and attach supplementary sheets where appropriate.

C. If answer is “no” or “none”, so state.

Full name and address of applicant company (do not use group names)
_______________________________________________________________

In connection with the above-named applicant, I hereby make representations and supply information about myself as hereinafter set forth.

1. Affiant’s full name (initials not acceptable) _______________________
__________________________________________________________

2. a) Have you ever had your name changed? ( ) Yes ( ) No

If “Yes” give reason for the change
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

b) Other names used at any time _______________________________
__________________________________________________________

3. Affiant’s Social Security No./Passport No./National Insurance No./ or other similar Identification No. applied to Government Record Systems. (Indicate which identification is given)
__________________________________________________________

4. a) Date of birth _____________________________________________

b) Place of birth ____________________________________________

5. Affiant’s business address ____________________________________
__________________________________________________________

Business telephone no. _______________________________________

6. List your residences for the last ten (10) years starting with your current address, giving:-

DATE ADDRESS CITY AND STATE
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

7. Education: (Dates, Names, Locations and Degrees)

College _____________________________________________
____________________________________________________

Degree awarded ______________________________________

Graduate studies _____________________________________
____________________________________________________

Degree awarded ______________________________________

Others ______________________________________________
___________________________________________________

8. List memberships in professional societies and associations
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

9. Present or proposed position with the applicant company
__________________________________________________________

10. List complete employment record (up to and including present jobs, positions, directorships or officerships) for the past twenty (20) years giving:-
DATE EMPLOYER AND ADDRESS TITLE
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

11. a) May present employer be contacted. ( ) Yes ( ) No

b) May former employers be contacted. ( ) Yes ( ) No

c) List names, addresses, phone/fax numbers of two independent referees.
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

12. a) Have you ever been in a position which required a fidelity bond?
( ) Yes ( ) No

If any claims were made on the bond, give details _________________
__________________________________________________________

b) Have you ever been denied an individual or position schedule, fidelity bond, had a bond cancelled or revoked? ( ) Yes ( ) No

If “Yes”, give details ________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

13. List any professional, occupational, and vocational licences issued by any public or governmental licensing agency or regulatory authority which you currently hold or have held in the past. (State date licence was issued, issuer of licence, date terminated, reasons for termination)
__________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

14. During the last ten (10) years, have you ever been refused a professional, occupational, or vocational licence by any public or governmental licensing agency or regulatory authority, or has any such licence held by you ever been suspended or revoked?

( ) Yes ( ) No
If “Yes”, give details ________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

15. List any companies in which you control (directly or indirectly) or own (legally or beneficially) 10% or more of the outstanding stock (in voting power).
__________________________________________________________

If any of the stock is pledged or mortgaged in any way, give details.
__________________________________________________________

16. Will you or members of your immediate family subscribe to or own, beneficially or of record, shares or stock of the applicant company or its affiliates? ( ) Yes ( ) No. If yes, give details.
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

If any of the shares or stock are pledged or mortgaged in any way, give details.
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

17. Have you ever been adjudged a bankrupt? ( ) Yes ( ) No

If “Yes”, please supply particulars.
__________________________________________________________

18. a) Have you ever been convicted or had a sentence imposed or suspended or had pronouncement of a sentence suspended or pardoned for conviction of or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to any information or indictment charging any felony, or charging a misdemeanor involving embezzlement, theft, larceny, or mail fraud, or charging a violation or any corporate securities statute or any international financial services statutes, or have you been the subject of any disciplinary proceeding of any governmental or state regulatory agency?

( ) Yes ( ) No

If “Yes” give details. ________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
b) Has any company been charged allegedly as a result of any action or conduct on your part? ( ) Yes ( ) No

If “Yes”, give details. ________________________________________

19. Have you ever been an officer, director, trustee, investment committee member, key employee, or controlling stockholder of any international financial services entity/entities which, while you occupied any such position or capacity with respect to it, become insolvent or was placed under supervision or in receivership, rehabilitation, liquidation or conservatorship?

( ) Yes ( ) No

If “Yes”, give details including names and dates ___________________
__________________________________________________________

20. Has the certificate of authority or licence to do business of any of the international financial services entity/entities of which you were an officer or director or key management person ever been suspended or revoked while you occupied such position?

( ) Yes ( ) No

If “Yes”, give details. ________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

Dated and signed this __________ day of ____________ 20_____.

I hereby certify under penalty of perjury that I am acting on my own behalf, and that the foregoing statements are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

____________________
(Signature of Declarant)

State of _____________________

Country of ____________________
Personally appeared before me the above-named _______________________
personally known to me, being duly sworn, deposes and says that he executed the above instrument and that the statements and answers contained therein are true and correct to the best of his knowledge and belief.

Subscribed and sworn to before me this _____ day of ____________, 20____.

________________________________________
(Notary Public for documents executed overseas)
(Notary Public or Justice of the Peace for documents executed in Belize)

(Seal)

My Commission expires ____________________

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International Financial Services Commission
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B E L I Z E:

THIRD SCHEDULE

FEES

Type of activity or service (US$)

1. Formation or management
of international business companies
or other offshore companies

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

2. Trust formation and management
of offshore trusts and provision of trustee services

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

3. International asset protection and management

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

4. Money transmission services

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

5. Payment processing services

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

6. Trading in foreign exchange

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 5,000.00

7. Trading in financial and commodity-based derivative instruments and other securities (e.g. futures, options, interest rates, foreign exchange instruments, shares, stock, contracts for differences, etc.)

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 5,000.00

8. Money brokering

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

9. Money lending and pawning

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

10. Money exchange

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

11. Safe custody services

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

12. Accounting services

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

13. Brokerage, consultancy or advisory services in any of the above services

(a) Application fee …………………………………… 500.00

(b) Annual licence fee ……………………………….. 2,500.00

Note:

The application fee of US$500.00 must accompany every application and shall be non-refundable. The licence fee will be payable when the Commission approves the grant of the licence.

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International Financial Services Commission
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B E L I Z E:

FOURTH SCHEDULE

CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Formation or management of international
business companies or other offshore companies ……… 5,000.00

2. Trust formation and management
of offshore trusts and provision of trustee services …….. 10,000.00

3. International asset protection and management………... 25,000.00

4. Money transmission services …………………………. 50,000.00

5. Payment processing services …………………………. 50,000.00

6. Trading in foreign exchange …………………………. 100,000.00

7. Trading in financial and commodity-based
derivative instruments and other securities
(e.g. futures, options, interest rates, foreign
exchange instruments, shares, stock, contracts
for differences, etc.) ………………………………….. 100,000.00

8. Money brokering …………………………………….. 50,000.00

9. Money lending and pawning ………………………… 50,000.00

10. Money exchange ……………………………………. 75,000.00

11. Safe custody services ……………………………….. 25,000.00

12. Accounting services ………………………………… 25,000.00

13. Brokerage, consultancy or advisory
services in any of the above services………………… 25,000.00

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International Financial Services Commission
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B E L I Z E:

FIFTH SCHEDULE

FORM OF LICENCE

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION

_____________________________________________________________
(Name of applicant)

of ___________________________________________________________
(address)

is hereby granted a LICENCE by the International Financial Services Commission

for
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

Valid from __________ to ___________ _______________________
(Director-General)
International Financial Services Commission

Date issued________________

N.B. This licence is issued under Regulation 7 of the International Financial Services Commission (Licensing) Regulations. Not transferable.

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