The Responsible ASIC Registered Agent - Webinar

Ensure you are compliant!

CorpSec Services has partnered with BGL Corporate Solutions to provide The Responsible ASIC Registered Agent new online training course.

 

The course has been developed by CorpSec Services and is designed to provide ASIC Registered Agents with an in-depth understanding of their role and obligations as an agent in accordance with the ASIC Registered Agent Terms and Conditions dated 12 May 2020.

ASIC places an obligation on registered agents to keep up-to-date, comply and implement processes within their businesses that ensures compliance with their registered agent responsibilities.

 

In May 2020, ASIC announced that it will commence ongoing registered agent gatekeeping/compliance programs.

This course provides agents with an opportunity to revisit their responsibilities, refresh their knowledge and reflect on their practices.

Who should attend?

ASIC registered agents who would like to better understand their role and responsibilities.

Accountants, bookkeepers and employees of accounting firms wanting further training on governance processes to be better equipped to handle their clients’ compliance work and ASIC lodgements.

Corporate secretarial officers, company compliance officers and managers.

Agents keen to consolidate and refresh their knowledge of the ASIC Registered Agent Terms and Conditions.

Agents keen to consolidate and refresh their knowledge of the ASIC Registered Agent Terms and Conditions.

Anyone wanting to deepen their understand of the rules and regulations around company compliance.

Agents preparing minutes and governance documents to support company changes.

 

Agents wanting to learn tips and tricks from other practicing registered agents.

Presented by: Viola Pythas
Principal, CorpSec Services 
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   Presented by: Emma Volpe
 
   Associate, CorpSec Services
 
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Course Content

1. ASIC’s Role, Registered Agent Portal & useful tools:

1.1. Role of ASIC Registered Agent

1.2. Registered Agent Portal

1.3. ASIC Connect

1.4. ASIC Online Enquiry

2. ASIC Registered Agent Terms & Conditions dated 12 May 2020 & Electronic Lodgement Protocol:

2.1. Registered Agents’ Obligations

2.2. Responsible Person /RA01

2.3. Requirement to change the registered office address

2.4. Withdrawing consent to use of registered office

2.5. Form 362

2.6. Corporate Keys

2.7. ASIC’s ongoing registered agent gatekeeping programs

2.8. Cancellation of agent registrations by ASIC

2.9. Electronic Lodgement Protocol (ELP)

3. Types of companies & key considerations when registering companies:

3.1. Types of companies

3.2. Registering a Pty company

3.3. Sole director companies & S.127 of Corp Act

3.4. Consents to Act

3.5. Constitution vs Replaceable Rules

3.6. Governance documents for registering a new company

4. Maintaining Statutory Registers and onboarding new clients & exiting lost clients:

4.1. Maintaining company records on behalf of clients

4.2. Process of onboarding new clients

4.3. Process of exiting lost clients

5. Annual Reviews/Annual Company Statements:

5.1. Solvency Resolutions

5.2. Late fees

6. Company Changes:

6.1. Standard company changes

6.2. Non-Standard company changes – Special Resolutions

7. Detailed look at Minutes:

7.1. The importance of minutes

7.2. Written resolutions vs meeting minutes

7.3. Ensuring minutes are validly passed in accordance with the Corps Act & a company’s constitution

7.4. When to Resolve, Ratify or Note?

7.5. Change of Directors – factors to consider

7.6. Special resolutions and short notice

7.7. S.251A – Requirement to keep a Minute book

8. Case Study

9. Tips and tricks

9.1. Useful reports

9.2. ASIC Online Alert function

9.3. Registered Office Address Services

9.4. Directors Identification Number

Course Fee & Structure

$299 + GST

3 CPD hours

Live 3 hour Zoom Webinar

Detailed Slide Presentation

Chat Participation

Q&As

Certificate of Completion

Available Dates:

Wednesday 23rd September @ 2-5pm [SOLD OUT]

Wednesday 7th October @ 2-5pm [SOLD OUT]

Friday 16th October @ 2-5pm      [SOLD OUT]

Wednesday 21st October @ 10:30am-1.30pm

Friday 13th November @ 2-5pm

(via BGL Corporate Solutions)

Disclaimer

CorpSec Services Pty Ltd does not provide legal, accounting or financial advice. Course attendees should not act solely on the basis of opinions, comments or information provided in this course without seeking professional advice in respect of their own particular circumstances.

The information is provided as a guide and does not represent a definitive or legal view of any of the issues raised or referred to. The content is one interpretation of good corporate practice. It is not designed to cover or comply with all applicable legislation or case law. We cannot be held liable or accountable to any person who acts or relies upon the information provided.

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