Revocation of the Investment Advisor License (IAL009) of Luqman Weise Asset Managers Limited and the Investment Advisor Representative License (IARL009) of Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Rashad Khater

The Financial Services Authority (“FSA/Authority”) hereby gives notice to the general public, pursuant to section 28(2)(c) of the Financial Services Authority Act, 2013 (“FSA Act”), that the Investment Advisor Representative License (IARL009) held by Luqman Weise Asset Managers Limited and the Investment Advisor Representative License (IARL009) of Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Rashad Khater has been revoked pursuant to section 29(1) of the FSA Act, effective December 20th, 2021.

The FSA hereby reminds the public that the Authority is not responsible should persons continue or maintain client relationship Luqman Weise Asset Managers Limited.

The Financial Services Authority

21st December 2021

ALERT - Unauthorized use of website https://everfxx.co.uk/ (the “unlawful website”)

Unauthorized use of website https://everfxx.co.uk/ (the “unlawful website”):

This notice is issued by the Financial Services Authority of Seychelles (“FSA”) drawing attention to the following website and the fact that this website is not linked to any entity licensed or regulated by the FSA in any capacity. Details on the website are as follows:

Website:

https://everfxx.co.uk/ 

The FSA Seychelles urges investors and members of the public to exercise extreme caution in respect of this website. The FSA reminds same that the Authority is not responsible should persons continue or maintain client relationship, or uses services provided with or by the aforementioned website.

ALERT - Unauthorized use of website https://mt5expo.com/en/ (the “unlawful website”)

Alert:

Unauthorized use of website https://mt5expo.com/en/ (the “unlawful website”):

This notice is issued by the Financial Services Authority of Seychelles (“FSA”) drawing attention to the following website and the fact that this website is not linked to any entity licensed or regulated by the FSA in any capacity. Details on the website are as follows:

Website:

https://mt5expo.com/en/

The FSA Seychelles urges investors and members of the public to exercise extreme caution in respect of this website. The FSA reminds same that the Authority is not responsible should persons continue or maintain client relationship, or uses services provided with or by the aforementioned website.

VACANCY - Business Analyst

The Financial Services Authority is inviting dedicated, dynamic and committed individuals to join its team and help contribute to the success of the financial services industry.

Business Analyst

Fiduciary Section

Job Purpose:

Responsible for reviewing and determining the merit of license applications and other authorisations requests for approval within the Fiduciary Services Sector.

Summary of Duties:

  • Work in close collaboration with the Manager Authorisations to assist and ensure effective and efficient operations of the unit.
  • Engage in the processing and evaluation of applications submitted within the Authorisations Unit including but not limited to licensing, renewal, changes and other authorisation applications.
  • Assess and appraise all applications in consultation with the other units and in line with relevant current legislation in place applying the KYC principles and due diligence.
  • Coordinate, facilitate liaison and dissemination of information to customers or their agents and provide a comprehensive analysis of applications.
  • Engage in the conduct of onsite inspections in ensuring prospective licensee’s adherence with the prevailing legislations or on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Contribute in the formulation, implementation, and maintenance of policies, procedures and practices, participate in the development of strategic plans for the FSA and review exercises as and when required.
  • Provide stakeholders with market information i.e. new licences and developments in the Industry.
  • Assist in the undertaking of market research to improve the regulatory standing of the industry and the jurisdiction.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Law or any other relevant field or suitable level of experience in a relevant field; or
  • Diploma in International Compliance Association (ICA) plus 2 years of relevant working experience.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Please forward your covering letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, references and referees to:

Head of Corporate Affairs

Financial Services Authority

P.O. Box 991, Bois De Rose Avenue, Mahe

Email: recruitment@fsaseychelles.sc

Closing date of application: Friday 17th December, 2021

VACANCY - Supervision Officer

The Financial Services Authority is inviting dedicated, dynamic and committed individuals to join its team and help contribute to the success of the financial services industry.

Supervision Officer

Fiduciary Section

Job Purpose:

To ensure effective supervision and monitoring of the fiduciary sector through the implementation of a risk based approach to supervision, inclusive of both offsite and onsite supervision, and to assist in the development of internal control systems and procedures.

Summary of Duties:

  • Work in close collaboration with the Supervision Manager and Director for Fiduciary Supervision to supervise and ensure the effective and efficient operations of the Supervision Unit;
  • Engage in the processing and evaluation of applications submitted with the Section including but not limited to licensing, renewal, fitness and propriety, changes and other authorisation applications in collaboration with relevant units;
  • Through offsite and onsite supervisory work, identify potential areas of compliance threats and vulnerabilities and prioritise supervisory techniques and tools to best manage and mitigate such risks;
  • Engage in the conduct of onsite inspections to monitor the activities of licensees and authorized persons to ensure adherence to approved regulatory standards;
  • Dissemination of information to licensees in relation to the fulfillment of their legal and administrative requirement;
  • Review the internal systems and control of the Section on a regular basis to ensure adherence with the regulatory and legislative requirements.

 Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Law, Management, Finance, Economics or any other related field; or
  • Other Relevant Professional Qualifications including, International Compliance Association (ICA) – International Diploma in Compliance; or
  • ICSA- Level 5 Diploma
  • Minimum of Three Years’ Experience in Related Field.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Please forward your covering letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, references and referees to:

Head of Corporate Affairs

Financial Services Authority

P.O. Box 991, Bois De Rose Avenue, Mahe

Email: recruitment@fsaseychelles.sc

Closing date of application: Friday 17th December, 2021

VACANCY - Policy Analyst

The Financial Services Authority is inviting dedicated, dynamic and committed individuals to join its team and help contribute to the success of the financial services industry.

Policy Analyst

Policy, Research and Statistics Section

Job Purpose:

Review of existing policies and make recommendations to management in order to improve the current legislative landscape.

Duties:

  • Undertake reviews of proposed policies and initiate amendments to legislations as required.
  • Conduct industry surveys, collate and analyse data, and produce reports as assigned.
  • Collate statistics of the organisation’s licensees and products.
  • Work in collaboration with other technical departments of the organization in the implementation of new products developments.
  • Co-ordinate the review and amendments of the organisation’s product related documents (e.g. Licence Application Forms, Guidelines, Licence Certificates, Circulars) to ensure conformity with the organisation’s standard.
  • Act as desk officer for international standard setting bodies in order to maintain relationships pertaining to matters of product development (e.g. IAIS, IOSCO, OECD).
  • Undertake market research as required, in order to keep abreast with the development and new initiatives in the non-bank financial services sector.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Degree in Economics, Finance or any other relevant field.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Please forward your covering letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, references and referees to:

Head of Corporate Affairs

Financial Services Authority

P.O. Box 991, Bois De Rose Avenue, Mahe

Email: recruitment@fsaseychelles.sc

Closing date of application: Friday 17th December, 2021

VACANCY - Internal Auditor

The Financial Services Authority is inviting dedicated, dynamic and committed individuals to join its team and help contribute to the success of the financial services industry.

Internal Auditor

Internal Audit Section

Job Purpose:

Provide the organisation with guidance on financial accuracy, internal controls and regulatory compliance. Examine and improve the operating practices, financial and risk management processes of the organisation.

Summary of Duties:

  • Keep abreast of the organisation’s policies, procedures and assess significant new services, processes, operations and controls.
  • Plan individual audit engagement and conduct audit programs in accordance with Internal Audit standards, policies and procedures.
  • Conduct surprise inspection and review in the operation of the organisation.
  • Examine and report to the Internal Audit Manager on whether the operations are economic, efficient and effective and improve performance by making recommendations to eliminate the weaknesses in operations.
  • Conduct follow-up audits to monitor management intervention on corrective actions resulting from Internal Audits and External Audits.
  • Assist with consulting and advisory services, beyond internal auditing assurance services, to help management in meeting its objectives.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • ACCA Level 2 or Degree in Accounting, Finance, Law or other related field.
  • Relevant experience in auditing would be an advantage.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Please forward your covering letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, references and referees to:

Head of Corporate Affairs

Financial Services Authority

P.O. Box 991, Bois De Rose Avenue, Mahe

Email: recruitment@fsaseychelles.sc

Closing date of application: Friday 17th December, 2021

VACANCY - Security Officer

The Financial Services Authority is inviting dedicated, dynamic and committed individuals to join its team and help contribute to the success of the financial services industry.

Security Officer

Facilities and Logistics Section

Job Purpose:

To safeguard and protect life and property of the organization in line with the set procedures;

Duties:

  • Ensure that movement of goods and materials in or out from the building, warehouses and containers have been authorized and inspected.
  • Ensure that persons and vehicles entering and leaving the zone are properly documented, and monitored and that only authorised person and vehicles are allowed inside the zone.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities, informing violators of policy and procedures and restraining trespassers.
  • Monitor all FSA surveillance devices and setups (including CCTV)
  • To undertake search and inspection of all goods and vehicles / persons entering and moving from the zone.
  • Implement FSA Traffic Management Plan.
  • Handling of containers;
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities, interviewing witnesses and obtaining signatures.
  • To direct and guide visitors to offices and deal with enquiries.

Entry Requirements:

  • Secondary Level Education;
  • Knowledge of basic Security and Fire inspection procedures
  • Good Disciplinary Records

 Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Please forward your covering letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, references and referees to:

Head of Corporate Affairs

Financial Services Authority

P.O. Box 991, Bois De Rose Avenue, Mahe

ALERT - Unauthorized use of website (the “unlawful website”) www.girofx.com

This notice is issued by the Financial Services Authority of Seychelles (“FSA”) drawing attention to the following websites and the fact that this website is not linked to any entity licensed or regulated by the FSA in any capacity. Details of the websites are as follows:

Website:

www.girofx.com

In addition, the above-mentioned website is also claiming to be operated by a company licensed by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of Seychelles with Securities Dealer License Nr. SD071.

However, the website is no longer accessible on the internet.

The FSA Seychelles urges investors and members of the public to exercise extreme caution in respect of this website. The FSA reminds same that the Authority is not responsible should persons continue or maintain client relationship, or uses services provided with or by the aforementioned website.

ALERT - Unauthorized use of website https://primexbtoptions.com/ (the “unlawful website”):

This notice is issued by the Financial Services Authority of Seychelles (“FSA”) drawing attention to the following website and the fact that this website is not linked to any entity licensed or regulated by the FSA in any capacity. Details on the website are as follows:

Website:

https://primexbtoptions.com/

The FSA Seychelles urges investors and members of the public to exercise extreme caution in respect of this website. The FSA reminds same that the Authority is not responsible should persons continue or maintain client relationship, or uses services provided with or by the aforementioned website.

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