The Responsible ASIC Registered Agent - Webinar

Ensure you and your clients are compliant!

CorpSec Services has been offering this training webinar in partnership with BGL Corporate Solutions since August 2020.  Over 450 ASIC Registered Agents, company compliance officers and ASIC administrators have attended this online training course.

 

The course 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.

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

You may choose between attending the live webinar or completing the eLearning course.  There is some overlap in the course content.  The 15 hour eLearning course lends itself to providing more in-depth training.   

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.

ASIC Administrators wanting in-depth training on ASIC lodgement requirements and processes

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 an experienced practicing registered agent and governance professional.

Any agents new to the role or new to ASIC. 

Presenters 

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. ASIC's Role

1.2. Registered Agent Portal

1.3. ASIC Connect

1.4. ASIC Enquiries

1.5. Role of ASIC Registered Agent

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

2.1. Registered Agents’ Obligations

2.2. ASIC’s ongoing registered agent gatekeeping programs

2.3. Responsible Person /RA01

2.4. Requirement to change the registered office address

2.5. Withdrawing consent to use of registered office

2.6. Form 362

2.7. Corporate Key

2.8. Electronic Lodgement Protocol (ELP)

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

3.1. Types of companies

3.2. Registering companies

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

3.4. Consents to Act

3.5. Constitution vs Replaceable Rules

3.6. Adopting or modifying a Constitution

3.7. Governance documents for registering a new company

3.8. Wet or Digital Signatures

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

4.1. Maintaining company records on behalf of clients

4.2. Tips for onboarding new clients

4.3. Company Health checks

4.4. Tips for exiting lost clients

4.5. Case Study: Exiting lost clients / Registered Agent Obligations

5. Annual Reviews/Annual Company Statements:

5.1. Solvency Resolutions & Form 485

5.2. Late fees

6. Company Changes:

6.1. Common company changes

6.2. Other company changes – Special Resolutions

6.3 Company changes - Supporting documentation

7. Detailed look at Minutes:

7.1. Types of minutes / Resolutions 

7.2. The importance of minutes

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

7.4. Written resolutions vs meeting minutes

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

7.6. When to Resolve, Ratify or Note?

7.7. Change of Directors – factors to consider

7.8. Resigning Directors - new cessation laws

7.9. Special resolutions and short notice

8. Tips and tricks

8.1. Useful reports for agents

9. Director Identification Number

9.1. When it's coming and how to prepare

Course Fee & Structure

$299 + GST

3.5 CPD hours

Live 3.5 hour Zoom Webinar

Detailed Slide Presentation

Chat Participation

Q&As

Certificate of Completion

Available Webinar Dates:

Wednesday, 9th March 2022

11am - 2.30pm AEDT

(via BGL Corporate Solutions)

REGISTER NOW! 

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Select 'New Registration' under the Training tab.

Click 'Other Training' and then select 'Web' to register for the course.

Webinar Testimonials

"Viola and Emma from CorpSec services have developed a fantastic course for ASIC Registered Agents. With their wealth of knowledge in this specialised field, your team will leave this course with a comprehensive overview of the compliance requirements to become responsible Registered Agents"

Warren Renden, Head of Product - CAS360 @BGL Corporate Solutions 

“I have been looking for this type of course for years and never really found anything like it, it was so helpful!”

Natasha - webinar attendee

“Thank you for putting together The Resp. Agent Course. I can't believe this is something ASIC has not yet done. I have worked at a few practices looking after corporate compliance and I'm shocked at the level of knowledge required in this area and the premise that it is just an 'admin' role. Well done!”

Nicole - webinar attendee

“Thanks for the webinar yesterday, I found it very helpful. I have been looking for some sort of training like this for a few years now.”

Jen - webinar attendee

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.