The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Financial Regulatory Commission of Mongolia. The purpose of the MoU is to enable mutual cooperation in areas relating to sharing of information and mutual assistance. Formalisation of cooperation is designed to foster reliable and safe financial market transactions between the two jurisdictions and operations of cross-border establishments.
AFSA’s Chief Executive Officer Nurkhat Kushimov: “Increased and enhanced partnerships allow faster, safer and higher quality interaction between regulators that ultimately translates into better services for consumers and healthier markets. The Memorandum signed today lays a solid foundation for such cooperation.”
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) is the independent regulator of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), which is established in accordance with the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Astana International Financial Centre” for the purposes of regulating financial services and related activities in the AIFC. AFSA administers the AIFC Regulations and Rules and is responsible for the authorisation, registration, recognition and supervision of financial firms and market institutions in the AIFC.
Over 2,200 firms from 78 countries are registered in the AIFC. These firms provide banking, insurance, investment, professional and other services. The range of financial services offered at the AIFC is comparable to the list of services available in long-established financial centers of the world, such as London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and others. www.afsa.kz
The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) is an independent jurisdiction with a favourable legal and regulatory environment and a developed infrastructure for starting and doing business, attracting investment, creating jobs and developing Kazakhstan's economy. https://aifc.kz/
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