Director Services With Economic Substance

Business Acumen

Provision of a qualified individual with the capacities to:

  1. Formulate strategic policies
  2. Determinate business directions
  3. Organize the work plan
  4. Decide on mode of business financing
  5. Implement management policies, work plan etc.
  6. Evaluate the business performance

Engagement

The Director will be hired under an employment contract, with a monthly remuneration subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund and will be named on the employer return declaration to the Inland Revenue Department.

Health insurance will be contracted (legal minimum level) as well as a director liability insurance.

Agreements signatory powers

Agreements with be reviewed by para-legal services to ensure that they don’t contravene to any laws and regulations and particularly that Hong Kong laws and regulations are well respected. Additionally, a compliance on the involved parties will be conducted as this is often requested by Financial Institutions. If the agreements are provided by the law firm referring the client the compliance and the review will be shortened.

Organization and monitoring

The Director will organize the meetings in Hong Kong for the directors/partners to take resolutions with a description of the subjects matters discussed.

The Director will monitor the state of affairs and review Monthly P&L which should be prepared for the 20 of the next month, he will obviously sign all management accounts and the audit / tax declaration.

Terms and conditions

Due to the high level of responsibilities and in order to not engage resources for a full compliance before entering into agreement a first review will be based on:

  1. The nationality and country of residence of the beneficial owner(s)
  2. The detailed activities of the HK company with information about the products and services, the market environment and the competition.
  3. The locations of clients and suppliers
  4. The expected number of agreements to be signed and the turnover forecast

The first review is free of charge and if the client is referred by a regulated professional will not necessitate the disclosure of the client’s identity and any information requiring a Non-Disclosure Agreement. At this stage we will only confirm that in principle and before an enhanced due diligence report we could envisage to act for the client and this under which terms & conditions.

Then only, a service agreement will be executed and the compliance work will start.

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