In accordance with the law, the EU member countries cannot provide financial services without a special license. If you want to register a hedge fund in Malta or in other European countries, you will need to obtain a special permission.
Financial activities are regulated by EU directives – therefore, all EU countries have similar rules and regulations.
A hedge fund is a type of collective investment scheme. Participants of such fund must have the appropriate qualifications and understand the possible risks associated with investment activities.
Malta's main financial regulator is the MFSA (Financial Services Authority).
If you are planning to set up a hedge fund in Malta, then contact our lawyers. We will help you to deal with the nuances of business in this jurisdiction, and also to choose the most appropriate legal form.
We propose you to choose one the following business entity types and:
For those, who are interested in registering a hedge fund in Malta we propose to set up an open-type Investment Company (there are no requirements for a share capital).
The next step is to choose the type of investment fund:
Also, if you would like to obtain a hedge fund license in Malta, we will help to resolve this issue.
The entire process (preparation of documents and application review period) will take approximately 6 months.
The regulator may require additional documents. In this case, the terms may increase.
Entrepreneurs, who are intended to register a hedge fund in Malta remotely, should meet the following requirements:
How to obtain a license for an investment fund
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