Corporate Secretarial Services

WSC Group prides itself on its Corporate Secretarial Services expertise, providing a complete range of corporate secretarial and support services for businesses both large and small. WSC Group can also provide ASIC Registered Agent services.

We specialise in the registration of companies, provisions of trust deeds and searching of corporate structures, business names and title searches. We also maintain company and trust registers and facilitate the issue, transfer and cancellation of both shares and units in unit trusts.

Why you should appoint an ASIC Registered Agent

Directors of a company have many responsibilities, one of which is complying with regulatory requirements. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is the regulatory body responsible for overseeing companies' compliance with the Corporations Act 2001. The ASIC expects companies to maintain accurate records and lodge necessary documents on time. This is where an ASIC Registered Agent comes in.

An ASIC Registered Agent is a professional who specializes in assisting companies to meet their regulatory obligations with ASIC. By appointing an ASIC Registered Agent, directors can delegate the administrative tasks associated with dealing with ASIC, allowing them to focus on running the business.

  1. Compliance: An ASIC Registered Agent’s primary responsibility is to ensure that the company remains compliant with ASIC Regulations. This means the agent will ensure that the company's records are accurate and up-to-date and will lodge all necessary documents on time. The agent will also make sure that the company is aware of any regulatory changes or new requirements and provide advice on how to remain compliant. By hiring an ASIC Registered Agent, the company can avoid costly fines and penalties for non-compliance.

  2. Expertise and Knowledge: An ASIC Registered Agent is an expert in dealing with ASIC. The agent has an in-depth understanding of ASIC's legal requirements, procedures, and systems. The agent can help the company navigate through ASIC's complex regulatory landscape, saving time and resources. The agent can also provide guidance on the preparation of documents and ensure that they meet ASIC's standards. With an ASIC Registered Agent, the company can be assured that all dealings with ASIC are done correctly.

  3. Time and Cost Savings: By appointing an ASIC Registered Agent, the company can save time and money. The agent will handle all administrative tasks associated with dealing with ASIC, including document preparation and lodgment, responding to queries, and maintaining records. This allows the company to focus on its core business activities, which can lead to increased productivity and profitability.

  4. Professional Representation: An ASIC Registered Agent can act as a professional representative of the company. This means the agent can liaise with ASIC on behalf of the company and ensure that all communication is handled in a professional and timely manner. The agent can also provide expert advice and guidance on any issues that may arise, ensuring that the company's interests are protected.

By appointing an ASIC Registered Agent, directors can ensure that their company meets its regulatory obligations and focus on running their business.

Contact WSC Group to learn more about your ASIC Registered Agent services and how we can assist your company.

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