Pursuant to Article 4 para. 7 first sentence of the Bankwesengesetz (BWG; Banking Act), the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) may disclose to the general public by publication on the Internet, in the official gazette “Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung”, or in any other newspaper with nationwide circulation, that a particular natural or legal person (person) is not entitled to carry out certain banking transactions.
By publication in the official gazette “Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung” of 15.05.2020, the FMA hereby informs that
KWS Investments LLC
Krtsanisi Street, IITurn, No15, Block 3, App. 42
0114 Tbilisi, or
Avtomshenebeli Street 88, Kutaisi
is not entitled to carry out banking transactions in Austria that require a licence. The provider is therefore not permitted to mediate deposit-taking business (Article 1 para. 1 no. 18 point a BWG).