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Company Secretary in Seychelles

Updated on Wednesday 21st November 2018

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In Seychelles, the company secretary confirms that the business follows the applicable legislation by keeping the board members briefed on the legal responsibilities in the firm. One should know that the company secretary has no connections to the secretarial role in a business, and complete information in this matter can be obtained from our company formation agents in Seychelles.

What does the company secretary in Seychelles represent?

Any company in Seychelles must appoint a company secretary who is a natural person, no matter the nationality, and who will act as a representative of the legal documents in the firm among many others. He/she must communicate with the stockholders in matters of company records, annual accounts, and must ensure that the company’s business is directed in compliance with its purposes and activities as stipulated by the Memorandum of Association.

The same company secretary in Seychelles must prepare the agenda of following board of managers’ meetings and need to keep records of the entire proceedings. For a better understanding of the responsibilities of the company secretary in Seychelles, our specialists in company formation in Seychelles can offer complete information.

We invite you to watch our video on the company secretary and company incorporation in Seychelles:

 

Seychelles companies requiring a company secretary

It must be noted that not all types of companies in Seychelles require a company secretary. The company secretary requirement is applicable to:

  • -       to special license companies as these entities will operate on the local market;
  • -       to anonymous companies as they can also offer services or sell goods locally;
  • -       to limited liability companies which are registered for trading purposes;
  • -       to shelf companies purchased to trading on the Seychelles market.

Offshore companies in Seychelles do not require a company secretary.

The legal commitments of a company secretary in Seychelles

Each company secretary in Seychelles has the custody of the company seal, and besides that, there are several legal responsibilities to consider, such as:

  • -    maintain the company’s books in compliance with the Companies Law in Seychelles;
  • -    register the transfer of shares, charges, mortgages, and contracts considering the boards’ indications;
  • -    ensure that the statutory forms are filed promptly in respect with the regulations in Seychelles;
  • -    legally sign the statutory returns and applications in a company. 

One should know that the company secretary in Seychelles needs no specific qualifications but should have knowledge and experience in such area. The representative will perform the activities under a legal employment contract where all the responsibilities in the firm are mentioned.

Nominee company secretary in Seychelles

Seychelles is very flexible in terms of nominee services, which is why it is possible to appoint a nominee company secretary. The advantage of using nominees company secretary services in Seychelles are:

  1.     the nominee secretary services are offered by specialized companies in Seychelles;
  2.     the company secretary must be a resident; therefore, these services will only be offered by local companies;
  3.     the secretary services can complete a nominee package which can include nominee shareholders and director services;
  4.     it is cheaper to hire a company that provides nominee secretary services than hiring a person in this position.

We invite you to get in touch with our company incorporation agents in Seychelles for complete information about the role of the company secretary in Seychelles.

 

 

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