FosterMooreMarch 23, 2017
The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL) have relaunched their Business Registry and have added a new online Personal Property Securities Register.
Samoa launched with their first Catalyst™ register for Companies in 2012. This refresh of the site, in February 2017, sees Samoa move to the latest version of our product along with the integration of a Personal Property Security Register (PPSR).
The integration of a PPSR into the business register enhances the accuracy and ease of use of both the companies and the secured transactions registers.
Activation of the Personal Property Securities Registry was the culmination of an extensive reform to establish a personal property securities framework in Samoa, through which security interests in movable property can be safely and easily recorded. The reforms were supported by the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI).
You can visit the…
fostermooreNovember 22, 2016
Applications for foreign investment licenses and business name registrations can now be lodged online and processed in 24 hours thanks to upgrades to Solomon Islands’ business registry.
The registry has been accepting online applications for company registrations since 2010. It has now been expanded so that applications for foreign investment licenses and business name registrations can also be lodged online.
The expanded registry was launched by Solomon Islands Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga this morning at a ceremony attended by representatives from the private sector and the Australian and New Zealand governments. Creation of the registry was supported by the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI).
Accessible and transparent foreign investment processes help attract the skills and capital needed to accelerate national development,â said Emma Fan, Regional Director of ADB’s Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office. By…
fostermooreSeptember 23, 2016
This was the first online companies registry in the world (for searching in 1996, name reservations in 1997 and incorporation and maintenance of companies in 1998).
The graphic design element was affectionately referred to as the “Flintstones” at the time, a description that is even more apt now. It really was rather ahead of its time. The service as well as being online, also utilised touch screen kiosks in the Companies Office regional search rooms for those users who wanted to pay for and search the old physical files.
A few of the staff who worked on this system still work for…