Gaining access to global customers, relationships and new markets is a vital strategic tool for companies seeking to grow, either because they experience either limited growth opportunities domestically or because they have identified untapped business opportunities elsewhere.
How can Complyport Help with Cross-Border Passporting?
Complyport is able to assist FCA regulated firms seeking to establish a presence in the EEA by informing them of the choices available to them so that they can make an informed decision on what structure works best for them.
This might possibly be it in the form of setting up a branch or providing services into another EEA State.
Areas covered include:
- General requirements for conducting cross border business, notification rights and timescales
- Advice and help deciding on the most optimal means of establishing an overseas presence based on that firm’s business model.
- Advice on the eligibility requirements for a services or establishment passport under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID“), UCITS Directive or a marketing passport under the AIFMD.
- Completion and Submission of the appropriate passport applications. Complyport’s experienced professional team has been able to assist a wide variety of firm’s different financial sectors helping them make the optimal choice from which to launch their business overseas.