Company Registration and Licensing - Waystone

      Company Registration and Licensing

      In order to conduct your regulatory business globally, you must ensure that you obtain the relevant licenses from the local regulatory authorities.

      To ensure a smooth application process, Waystone Compliance Solutions advises and guides financial institutions including, fund managers, financial advisers, insurance brokers, trust managers, and payment services providers on the respective licensing requirements.

      We can advise on all aspects of the licensing journey from what type of licence may be required to the preparation and submission of applications as well as communicating with local regulators.

      Our Global Company Registration and Licensing Services

      • advising on the specific licence requirements
      • advising on regulatory capital requirements
      • assisting in the preparation and submission of application forms
      • negotiating licence conditions with the relevant authorities
      • preparation of all documentation relating to operations, corporate governance, and risk management obligations
      • liaising with local regulators on all related matters
      • hedge fund specific registrations
      • CTA/CPO company registrations and examinations.

      Waystone Compliance Solutions has specialised teams based in North America, the UK, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, who will be able to assist you directly with licensing and registration requirements locally.

      Our Regional Regulatory Licensing Solutions

      Authorisation in the EU/UK

      We manage your regulatory application to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) by setting out a project plan, guiding you through the process and keeping you up to date on all stages, including, preparation, filing and ongoing conduct of the application.

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      Authorisation in the UAE

      We can help you to consider all your options before you launch any regulatory authorisation application. 

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      Authorisation in APAC

      Our team has a deep understanding of the rules, guidelines and processes in relation to obtaining licences and registrations. We follow the process meticulously and assist clients from initial business set up to maintaining all ongoing regulated activities. 

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      Authorisation in the US

      For US-based hedge funds we provide high touch company registration and authorization services for both the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). 

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      Reach out to Waystone Compliance Solutions today to learn more about how we can assist you with your company registration and licensing needs. 

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