The Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance is currently leading a delegation comprising representatives of the Financial Services Commission, Economic Development Board, Mauritius Finance and private sector operators to the United States targeting Washington and New York.
During the business mission in Washington, the delegation met with key institutions, including the Securities Exchange Commission, Corporate Council on Africa, US Treasury, US Department of State, and US Chambers of Commerce – Africa Business Chambers. Meetings were also scheduled with several legal and private equity firms.
The objectives of the meetings were centered around:
- Reiterating the robustness of Mauritius as a credible International Financial Centre for the region and globally.
- Showcasing the new product offering of the Mauritius – IFC and its key features making them secure and compliant features.
- Seeking technical assistance from US treasury and the Securities Exchange Commission in various aspects including capacity building, training and development in upholding international requirements and standards such as the FATF and in developing new lines of services for the Mauritius – IFC
- Developing a working relationship with the Corporate Council on Africa and US – Africa Business Chamber to encouraging US companies structuring their African investments through Mauritius
As from Monday 11 September 2023, the delegation will be participating in one of the key global fintech events namely Finovate Fall 2023. The Honourable Minister and the EDB will delivering special addresses at this flagship event.