Switzerland is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association, though prominently, it is not a member of the European Union, nor the European Economic Area. Still, the nation does engage in the Schengen Area and the EU’s single market within a number of bilateral treaties.
Association Romande des Intermédiaires Financiers” (ARIF) – a non-profit foundation of a public servant who was identified in 2009 by Financial Market Authority (FINMA) for autonomous asset managers. This self-regulatory organism offers a Certification of Membership which would provide a successful candidate to conduct portfolio management actions within and outside Switzerland.
To become a part of ARIF, a limited company with primary capital not less than CHF 20,000 is to be recorded under the legislation of Switzerland. A company must have minimum one director of Swiss nationality, in this respect, OFFSHORELICENSE does provide nominee services.
All members who will attend portfolio management must have a sufficient level of education and expertise backed by CVs and relevant diplomas, as well as they must have a permit to work in Switzerland. Specific training is designated by statute for all members of the organization. Training takes place after the affiliation to ARIF. All the men and women associated in the activities subordinate to the Swiss Anti-Money Laundering Act must supply a personal file.
- Respectful jurisdiction
- Economic stability
- Low tax rates
- Friendly business conditions
- Banking service
- Limited liability of a business
- Chance to give shares
- No further exams or test must be passed for designated persons