Our Offshore Registered Agent services relates to the formation of an offshore company and ongoing representation in one of the following jurisdictions:
The two structures shown above are the two primary offshore structures available to investors and entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates and a Registered Agent is required for both. The Registered Agent is authorized to represent the Offshore Company in front of the free zone authority and can request commercial letters and execute transactions on behalf of the Offshore Company.
An example of transactions that can be executed by the Registered Agent include the following:
The requirements to set up an offshore company generally include the following:
Individual Shareholder’s documents
Corporate Shareholder’s Documents
In addition, passport copies of all Directors and the Secretary will need to be submitted. Note the attestation of corporate documents should be performed by the UAE Embassy in the country of origin. In addition, the free zone authority reserves the right to call for further documents after and submission and review of the documents listed above.
Furthermore, the benefits of establishing an Offshore Company in the United Arab Emirates include the following:
We are proud to have been associated with both structures since the early days and have witnessed a dramatic rise in the use of investment holding companies by entrepreneurs seeking offshore banking services and businesses operating in the United Arab Emirates looking to consolidate their operations and assets in a safe and efficient vehicle.
This is where the use an investment holding company plays a major role by allowing the free flow of capital and as the efficient consolidation of assets nationally and internationally.
Furthermore, investment holding company are able of providing a unique method of succession planning that can protect an entrepreneur’s family and avoidance of local inheritance laws.
Please refer to our publication, “Setting Up an Investment Holding Company in the UAE” in the Publications section and visit our Contact page for any further information and to start the discussion as to how we can assist.