Desfran Research Team

Hong Kong SFC License (Type 1,2,4,5,9)

Corporate Information Place of Incorporation Hong Kong Corporate History Since 2008 Business Nature SFC Regulated business SFC Regulated Activities Type 1 – Dealing in Securities Type 2 – Dealing in Futures Contracts Type 4 – Advising on Securities Type 5 – Advising on Futures Contracts Type 9 – Asset Management Shareholding Structure BVI holding Company …

Hong Kong SFC License (Type 1,2,4,5,9) Read More »

South Africa Financial Service Provider (FSP) Forex License

Category I: A Category I FSP renders financial services other than Discretionary FSP, Hedge Funds FSP, Administrative FSP (Insurance Contracts or Policies) and Assistance Business FSP. Category Description  Advice Automated Advice Non-automated Intermediary Scripted  Intermediary Other CATEGORY 1         Shares       x Money market instruments       x Debentures …

South Africa Financial Service Provider (FSP) Forex License Read More »

Pty & Ltd – What is the difference?

We constantly stumble upon the terms ‘Pty’ and ‘Ltd’ at the end of a business name, a vast majority of people might know what they mean respectively, the abbreviation implies ‘proprietary’ and ‘limited’, but too often that this is the extent of everyone’s knowledge. To most people, these abbreviations are meaningless as most company names …

Pty & Ltd – What is the difference? Read More »

UK Authorised Payment Institution (API) License

FCA Permissions: a) Services enabling cash placement on a payment account b) Services enabling cash withdrawals from a payment account c) Execution of payment transactions (not covered by a credit line) d) Execution of payment transactions (covered by a credit line) e) Issuing payment instruments or acquiring payment transactions f) Money remittance A ‘passport’ enables …

UK Authorised Payment Institution (API) License Read More »

Altcoins

Since the induction of Bitcoin, everyone has got their attention on it, the oldest cryptocurrencies of all of them is also the most valuable digital currency on the current market. Altcoins, on the other hand, are more like offspring of the former while being different in its own way. Altcoins also known as Alternative Cryptocurrencies …

Altcoins Read More »

Profile of an SFC Licensed Corporation 證監會持牌公司的資料

Type of Licence (RA) Type 1,2,4,5,9 Licence Conditions Type 1, Dealing in Securities (HK Stock Trading, US Stock Trading, Margin Financing) Type 2, Dealing in Futures Contracts (HK Futures and Options, Global Futures and Options.) Type 4, Advising on Securities Type 5, Advising on Futures Contracts Type 9, Asset Management (For Type 9 regulated activity, …

Profile of an SFC Licensed Corporation 證監會持牌公司的資料 Read More »

NFTs – and the management of Digital Assets

One now resides in the world where Covid has ultimately impacted humans both in the way we lead and live our lives. This means that the business world must innovate in order to stay relevant. For some businesses and individuals, this means the focus is on creating or converting physical to digital assets and selling …

NFTs – and the management of Digital Assets Read More »

Decentralised Finance (DeFi)

Decentralised Finance (DeFi) refers to an ecosystem of financial applications that are built on top of the blockchain networks with the aim of thoroughly transforming finance with networks that are run by financial intermediaries. Cryptocurrencies like Ether, Bitcoin and many others could be traded peer-to-peer securely without intermediaries. Users have full control over their crypto …

Decentralised Finance (DeFi) Read More »

Amazon prioritises American companies for their cross-border e-commerce

American companies as a priority The rapid development of the cross-border e-commerce industry has not only promoted the continuous expansion of the scale of related companies and the continuous increase in demand for employees, but also enabled the industry to have sustainable development. At the same time, many cross-border e-commerce companies have full confidence in …

Amazon prioritises American companies for their cross-border e-commerce Read More »

Singapore MAS Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC)

Permissible Activities: Carrying on business in fund management with no more than 30 qualified investors (of which no more than 15 may be funds or limited partnership fund structures) AND the total value of the assets managed does not exceed S$250 million. Details of this transaction 1. The Firm was incorporated in 2019, licensed in …

Singapore MAS Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) Read More »

Scroll to Top