Belize International asset protection and management_Guideline

Belize International asset protection and management.

The International Financial Services Commission Act of 2011, provides regulations on Belize International asset protection and management License. This are regulated by Belize International Financial Services Commission.

Some of the other International Financial Services include:

  1. Formation or management of international business companies or other offshore entities.
  2. Formation or management of international (or offshore) trusts and the provision of international trustee services.
  3. International insurance services.
  4. International asset protection and management.
  5. International collective investment schemes (such as mutual funds, unit trusts, etc.).
  6. Money transmission services.
  7. Trading in foreign exchange.
  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 service

Legal Requirements



Element Requirement(s)
Entity Requirements The following persons shall be eligible to obtain a licence

  • barristers;
  • solicitors;
  • attorneys-at-law;
  • accountants possessing a current practising certificate in accordance with the Accountancy Profession Act;
  • a corporation registered under the Companies Act that is a licensed financial institution within the meaning of the Banks and Financial Institutions Act;
  • any 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;
  • any other person designated as fit and proper for this purpose by the IFSC.
Director’s Requirements The licensee will need at least 2 (two) natural person Fit and Proper Directors of any jurisdiction
Shareholder requirements The licensee will need at least 2 shareholders
Audited accounts The applicant shall provide details to the commission an approved auditor of any jurisdiction
Compliance Officer, Money-laundering Reporting Officer and Money Laundering Compliance Officer The Compliance Officer must be approved by the commission form any jurisdiction
Belize Office The applicant will operate an office however not compulsory in Belize.

The Licensee shall not establish a branch, subsidiary or representative office without the prior approval of the IFSC

Minimum Capital Requirements The Licensee shall at all times keep deposited with a bank or other licensed financial institution in Belize the minimum paid up and unimpaired capital of USD 25,000, which shall not be removed or reduced without the prior written permission of the IFSC

Ongoing Obligations

  • The Licensee shall at all times comply with Section 19 of the Money Laundering and Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2008 of Belize in regard to the originator information on all payment processing transactions.

About Valsen Fiduciaries

Valsen Fiduciaries is a licensed independent global service provider of a broad range of fiduciary, administrative, legal, corporate secretarial and support services.

    1. Company formations and Administration
    2. Assistance with Bank Account opening
    3. Collective Investment Setup and Administration
    4. Intellectual Property Registrations and Maintenance.
    5. Trusts and Foundations setup and administration
    6. Online Payment Gateway Solutions
    7. Banking Licenses and PSP, E-Money, E- Wallet Licenses
    8. Yacht and aircraft registrations.
    9. Cryptocurrency Solutions (ICO, STO, Crypto Exchanges etc)

The Valsen Advantage

  • We will advise you on the optimal legal structure for your requirements, size, expectations and circumstances. We have extensive knowledge of a wide range of securities dealer licenses in all major jurisdictions.
  • Valsen will assist to complete every form for each process in the best way we know how (Based on our many years’ experience with various regulators and service providers across the world)
  • We are very hands on in the post filing period checking with re regulator and service providers and updating you regularly. Any queries raised by the regulators and service providers during processing will be quickly synthesized by us and we shall craft the right responses to move the process forward fast.
  • We have a full in-house compliance support for all compliance requirements with the regulator and service providers

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