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Foster Moore heads to the 45th annual IACA conference

May 12, 2022

In-person conferences are back and we couldn’t be more excited. We’re starting conference season with some of…

Foster Moore’s Verne Beneficial Ownership Product

April 29, 2022

Countries around the world are committing to the introduction, or strengthening, of beneficial ownership transparency. …

Director Identification Numbers – How Australia is Enhancing Trust in their Corporations Registry

April 6, 2022

Introduction

Around the world strengthening director identification, and the use of director identification numbers, has been…

Foster Moore heads to the 45th annual IACA conference

Foster MooreMay 12, 2022

In-person conferences are back and we couldn’t be more excited. We’re starting conference season with some of the Foster Moore team heading to the 45th International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) Conference in Phoenix next week (May 15 – 19).

We are proud to be platinum sponsors of this event and are excited about this year’s theme – Business Registries from A to Z. As global leaders in registry solutions, Foster Moore brings international and United States-specific experience to the provision of business services.

Our first fully online registry was developed in 1996: since then we’ve built over 30 different types for over 20 business registries internationally. Verne® – our Registry Aware® solution powers some of the most modern and innovative business registries across the globe.

At this event, there will be sessions on the Corporate Transparency Act, business identity theft…

Foster Moore’s Verne Beneficial Ownership Product

Foster MooreApril 29, 2022

Countries around the world are committing to the introduction, or strengthening, of beneficial ownership transparency.  The publication of the names of the real owners of companies, trusts and land increase trust in economies and make it harder for criminals, terrorists or tax-evaders to hide behind corporate structures. 

The invasion in February 2022, of Ukraine by Russia, and the global call for sanctions on the billionaires who have enabled the invasion has bought the need for registers of beneficial ownership into focus.  The ability to understand who owns a piece of property or a shell company is critical to the enforcement of these sanctions.  

Many jurisdictions have been on the path of policy reform and legislation to enable these changes.  The speed of these changes has varied. The current crisis has spurred action, and many…

Director Identification Numbers – How Australia is Enhancing Trust in their Corporations Registry

Foster MooreApril 6, 2022

Introduction

Around the world strengthening director identification, and the use of director identification numbers, has been on the cards for some time.

As the world connects and more business is done globally, there is a growing mandate to increase integrity, transparency, and trust in registry data.

Identification of directors is a key component, sitting alongside the challenge of identifying the true owners of a company (beneficial owners).

This paper looks at the challenges around director identification using the Australian lens and introduces the response the Australia Taxation Office (ATO) is implementing to address those challenges.

The case for reform

Being a director is a vital role.

Directors are responsible for oversight of the affairs of the company. They must comply with legal obligations, must be up to date on what the company is doing, must not use their position as…

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)

Abu Dhabi Global Market is a broad-based international financial centre for local, regional and international institutions…

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Australia

Australian Taxation Office

Foster Moore International Limited has been contracted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to support the…

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Bermuda

Ministry of Finance, Registrar of Companies (ROC), Bermuda

Foster Moore has been contracted by the Ministry of Finance, Registrar of Companies (ROC), Bermuda for…

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Botswana

Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA)

Foster Moore delivered its latest online registry platform, Verne®, to the Companies and Intellectual Property Authority…

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Cambodia

Ministry of Commerce (MOC)

Launched in January 2016 the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce delivered an online business registry for companies,…

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Canada

Canadian Securities Administration

Foster Moore is delighted to be working with the Canadian Securities Administrator's (CSA). Our work…

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Cook Islands

Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)

The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) came into existence in the Cook Islands on 1 July 2003,…

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Kingdom of Tonga

Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour (MCTL)

Launched in December 2014 after an 8 month project the Business Registries Office of Tonga delivers…

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Lesotho

Ministry of Trade and Industry Cooperatives and Marketing

Lesotho went live with their new Catalyst-based companies registry in December 2014. The project was a…

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Malaysia

Labuan Financial Services Authority (LFSA)

Foster Moore delivered a Catalyst registry for the LFSA that includes registers for 6 different types…

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New Zealand

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Foster Moore provide many registry and other technology solutions to MBIE. MBIE plays a central role…

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Ontario

Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

The Ontario Business Registry provides business owners and not-for-profit operators with direct access to government services,…

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Papua New Guinea

Investment Promotions Authority

The delivery of the electronic registry for PNG occurred in November 2015 after a 15 month…

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Puerto Rico

Department of State

The Puerto Rico Department of State administration Corporation, Trademarks and UCC filings.

Foster Moore provide our…

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Samoa

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)

Samoa recently refreshed their Business Registry.  The original Catalyst powered Companies Register  was launched in 2012. The refreshed…

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Solomon Islands

Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration (MCILI)

In conjunction with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) The Solomon Islands launched with their first Catalyst…

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United States Virgin Islands

Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Foster Moore are delivering the new Business Entity, Uniform Commercial Code Liens and Trademarks Registries for…

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Vanuatu

Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC)

An Asian Development Bank (ADB) assisted project to implement an online registry system to replace an…

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