St Lucia International and offshore company formation


St Lucia International Offshore Company Formation


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International Business Companies Act (As revised to 2001)

Structure

1. A minimum of one shareholder is required which may be an individual or a corporate body.
2. The minimum number of directors is one. Directors may be corporate entities or individuals.
3. There is no requirement for local directors and meetings of directors may be held anywhere.
4. All companies must have a registered agent and a registered office.
5. Confidentiality of Shareholders, Directors and Officers. Only the registered agent and the registered office are public records.

Shares and Capital Requirements
There is no specific minimum capital requirement. The standard authorized share capital is US$ 50,000.
Nominee shareholders and directors may be used.
Allows for shares with and without par value.

IBC Taxation
IBC's may elect to be exempted from income tax or to be liable to income tax on profits and gains at 1%. Also IBCs are not subject to stamp duties, withholding tax and capital gains tax.


Offshore Company Providers

ADCO Inc.
Provides formation of offshore company and other corporate services.

AXIS Financial Services Ltd
Provides offshore financial services including company formation.

BOSLIL Corporate Services Limited
Offers offshore coporate services including company incorporation.

Corporate Agents (St. Lucia) Limited
Offers offshore coporate services including company incorporation.

Financial & Corporate Services Ltd.
Provide formation, registration and administration of international business companies.

Fortgate Offshore Investment and Legal Services Ltd.
Provide formation, registration and administration of international business companies.

Hewanorra Corporate Services Ltd.
Provides offshore corporate products and services, including company formation.

Selbourne Trust Company Limited
Offshore company formation and corporate services.

Background Facts
St Lucia is a Caribbean island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago

Population: 162,781 (2012 est.)
Capital: Castries
Dialing code: 758
Currency: East Caribbean dollar
Exchange control:
There are no exchange controls in St Lucia
Government:
Parliamentary democracy
Official language: English
Legal System:
English common law

Bank Legislation:
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International Business Companies Act (As revised to 2001)
International Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2002
International Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2006
International Business Companies Regulations