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In October 2014, the Mauritius Financial Services Commission (FSC) issued competency standards setting out the minimum technical skills and know-how expected from its licensees, which includes entities licenced as collective investment scheme managers (CIS Managers). The standards are part of the FSC’s drive to develop a more robust regulatory framework in Mauritius. The FSC had initially granted an exemption from complying with the standards to CIS Managers managing professional or expert collective investment schemes in…
In October 2014, the Mauritius Financial Services Commission (FSC) issued competency standards setting out the minimum technical skills and know-how expected from its licensees, which includes entities licenced as collective investment scheme managers (CIS Managers). The standards are part of the FSC’s drive to develop a more robust regulatory framework in Mauritius. The FSC had initially granted an exemption from complying with the standards to CIS Managers managing professional or expert collective investment schemes in…
The introduction of the Mauritius Limited Partnership Act in late 2011 marked a further development in that country’s strong investment framework offering. The limited partnership is a vehicle for alternative investment funds looking to invest into Africa. The Mauritius limited partnership structure certainly has something to offer both investors and investment fund managers. There are quirks that come with using a Mauritius limited partnership which means that investors, and fund managers, may prefer to continue…
The introduction of the Mauritius Limited Partnership Act in late 2011 marked a further development in that country’s strong investment framework offering. It has taken time for the partnership structure to take off, but recently there has been a move towards using the limited partnership as a vehicle for alternative investment funds looking to invest into Africa. The Mauritius limited partnership structure certainly has something to offer both investors and investment fund managers. There are,…