• Section 5: Section 5: Registered Office and Support Services Provider

    • Article 92K - Situation of registered office

      (1) An LLC(G) shall:—
      (A) at all times have a registered office situated in the QFC; and
      (B) carry on its activities at or from the registered office unless the QFC Authority permits such activities to be carried on at or from another place within the QFC.
      (2) On the incorporation of an LLC(G) the situation of its registered office shall be that stated in the incorporation Document.
      (3) A Document may be served on an LLC(G) by leaving it at, or sending it by hand to the registered office of the LLC(G).
      (4) The requirements in 92K(1) may be waived by the CRO in its absolute discretion in such circumstances and on such terms as it sees fit.
      Inserted (as from 5th April 2015).

    • Article 92L - Change of registered office

      Article 43 shall apply to an LLC(G) save that references therein to a Limited Liability Company or LLC shall be taken as references to an LLC(G).

      Inserted (as from 5th April 2015).

    • Article 92M - Support Services Provider

      (1) An LLC(G), with the approval of the QFC Authority, may appoint a Support Services Provider to provide it with the following services:
      (A) management and administrative services;
      (B) services as a registered agent, director or similar officer;
      (C) provision of a registered office, place of activity or Address; and
      (D) such other services as may be prescribed from time to time by the QFC Authority.
      (2) For the purposes of Article 92L of these Regulations:
      (A) where the Support Services Provider of the LLC(G) has a registered office in the QFC, the LLC(G) may use that office as its registered office;
      (B) where the Support Services Provider of the LLC(G) does not have a registered office in the QFC, the LLC(G) must itself maintain such an office in the QFC and will be considered to be carrying on its principal activity at that office irrespective of the location of its Support Services Provider.
      (3) Where an LLC(G) elects to appoint a Support Services Provider, it must notify the CRO, using the Prescribed Form and paying the Prescribed Fee, of any changes concerning its Support Services Provider.
      Inserted (as from 5th April 2015).