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Offshore Company Formation

"STARTING MY BUSINESS" is owned and used as a divisional trading name by SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD a Company registered in England & Wales with a registered office address located at 3 The Fountain Centre, Lensbury Avenue, Imperial Wharf, London, SW6 2TW. Certificate Number 05462416 - VAT Number 859 0235 14 or its officers, employees, agents and consultants and their respective successors in title and assigns

"The Questionnaire" means the document completed by the Instructing/Paying Party and submitted to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD via Its website or otherwise to place an order for the purchase of the appropriate English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish or Offshore company package

Special Notes for Offshore Company Sales: All non-UK or Irish limited companies formed by “Starting My Business” are required to complete a hardcopy Questionnaire supplied by SCF Legal & Corporate Management Services Limited and can be viewed separately at http://www.scfgroup.com/General_Terms_And_Conditions/ It should be noted that “Starting My Business” does not supply tax planning or accountancy advice or full company management services: if such is required direct contact should be made with www.scfgroup.com In addition, all purchasers of non-UK or Irish companies must supply passport copies, at least one utility bill no more than 3 months old each and sign an indemnity form confirming that their activities are legal and moral

"The Instructing/Paying Party" means the party whose details are provided on the Questionnaire

"Companies House" and is the registry of English & Welsh/Scottish companies located at Crown Way, Mendy, Cardiff, Wales CF14 3UZ whose on-line database is and/or will be utilized by SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD for the electronic incorporation of UK companies and for the submission of company information, documentation and annual returns

“The Company Registration Office” is the registry for companies registered in the Republic of Ireland

"Portal Partner": The "Starting My Business" website is a portal site for company and domain registration and for general business goods and/or services. The policy of SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD is to invite carefully chosen portal partners to offer their goods and/or services to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD clients normally at preferential rates, terms and conditions. However, SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD cannot take responsibility for the actions of its portal partners, the quality of their advice or the merchantability of their goods. However, where it has been shown that a client has a genuine grievance against a portal partner notification and details of the grievance may be forwarded to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD 's Customer Services Manager who will investigate all founded and reasonable complaints. If SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD adjudges the actions of a portal partner not to be in keeping with the high reputation of the portal site then, but totally at the discretion of SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD, a portal partner may be asked to resign from the site. Be it further noted, that the term "Portal Partner" does not, unless otherwise indicated, mean that SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD has any direct or indirect ownership of the portal partner firm/undertaking

On the submission of the Questionnaire, the Instructing/Paying Party understands that a contractual relationship is being entered into subject to the terms and conditions herein outlined and also to the general terms and conditions of the SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD website and the laws of England & Wales. Accordingly, on the submission of the Questionnaire, SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD will supply the Instructing/Paying Party with the services requested and where ongoing for the first year of operation and from year to year thereafter strictly provided that SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD receives all relevant payment in advance (professional members with accounts may not be subject to this requirement) or, for ongoing services, where future payment has been authorized by direct debit/credit card payment. Be it noted, ownership of a company shall not pass to the Instructing/Paying Party until payment has been received in full. Further, be it noted that services with 12 or more months with re-occurring payment periods will be auto-debited for the appropriate sums unless 3 months prior notification has been sent to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD of the intention to cancel has been received at the SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD head office (3 The Fountain Centre, Lensbury Avenue, Imperial Wharf, London, SW6 2TW) by registered mail

Payment methods: Only accepted credit or debit cards are valid for the payment of any SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD service where there is any reoccurring payment save where there is a specific written or contractual exclusion - In particular, this applies (but is not limited whatsoever) to the provision of registered office, secretarial, annual return, accountancy, virtual office, e-commerce, virtual terminal or any other such re-covering payment service

Where errors in the completion of any part of the Questionnaire completed and submitted via the SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD website, or otherwise, by the Instructing/Paying Party result in the production/delivery of incorrect or incomplete company documentation, including the submission to Companies House of incorrect information, SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD may not be held liable for any such error(s) or for any events arising directly or indirectly from such error(s); the correction/amendment of the latter being the sole responsibility of the Instructing/Paying Party. Where, as a result of such errors, significant changes are required, there may be additional fees where SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD staff are required to make any amendments, supervise the change thereof, alter the SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD database or carry out any other such work

The Instructing/Paying Party guarantees that the information completed on the Questionnaire and submitted to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD is accurate and correct to the best of his/her knowledge and belief. Further, it is the duty of the Instructing/Paying Party by submitting the details of a company's officers to ensure that such officers have agreed to their submitted appointments and further that they are aware of their obligations under law on the acceptance of such office. It should be noted that provisions exist in the Companies Act 2006, which make it an offence to submit incorrect and or unauthorized information relating to the directors, secretary or shareholders of a company to Companies House in Cardiff or Edinburgh

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION TO COMPANIES HOUSE & THE COMPANIES REGISTRATION OFFICE

"Electronic appointment/resignation" of company officers or other information refers to the electronic appointment/submission of information/documentation to the Companies House or Companies Registration Office on-line database by SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD as an authorized user

At no time can SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD be held liable for any and/or all delays or errors created/caused by Companies House or Companies Registration Office, including any and or all communications and/or computer malfunctions, errors by Companies House or Companies Registration Office staff or otherwise caused by or affecting Companies House or Companies Registration Office

SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD guarantees that, unless otherwise notified, Its own and ready made companies have not traded prior to the date of purchase and that any listed officers and/or subscribers, or their equivalent, that are resigned on the date of purchase have only been employed to satisfy the initial registration requirements

Where an order has been placed with SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD via the submission of the Questionnaire, NO reimbursements can be made save and totally at the discretion of SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD and then only where notification has been received within 24 hours of the initial purchase. Ninety (90) days notice [in writing] must be provided if any given service is not required in the following year

Whilst it is SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD ’s policy to maintain consistent fees and services, unforeseeable changes in market conditions, legislation, government duties and/or other factors demand that SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD expressly reserves the right to amend its fees and/or services without prior notification

SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD takes no responsibility for loss or damage arising from the use of email/facsimile as a means of communication, including failed or incomplete transmission and or any other communication errors

Method of instructions: SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD will only accept instructions from the person clearly detailed as the Instructing/Paying Party on the Questionnaire. This shall be the address to which all matters of correspondence shall be addressed unless otherwise instructed either in writing, signed by the Instructing/Paying Party and addressed to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD at 3 The Fountain Centre, Lensbury Avenue, Imperial Wharf, London, SW6 2TW, UK. Any request to make an amendment to the details provided on the Instructing/Paying Party must be made either in writing, signed by the Instructing/Paying Party and addressed to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD at 3 The Fountain Centre, Lensbury Avenue, Imperial Wharf, London, SW6 2TW, UK. Where at the instruction of the Instructing/Paying Party an own name company is incorporated using SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD employees as listed officers, and subsequent to the incorporation of the company a request for instruction is made by SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD to the Instructing/Paying Party and sent to the correspondence address as provided in the Questionnaire and no instructions are received within 30 days, SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD expressly reserves the right to dissolve the company. Where any such action is required to be taken NO liability shall attach to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD

Confidentiality/Privacy: For security purposes, any and or all information submitted to SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD via Its website will be protected using encryption software and held confidentially at all times. Subject to legal obligations, at no time will any information contained in the submitted Questionnaire or subsequently, including email addresses, be passed to any third party for market research, marketing or any other purposes. Information held on SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD files may only be released to third parties in accordance with an order of the Courts of England and Wales, by other similarly legally empowered bodies or where SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD is advised by its legal advisers that it is required or advisable to make such disclosure

Legal advice: Whilst SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD endeavors to provide true and correct information on all its services, IT IS NOT PROVIDING legal or accountancy advice. Information contained in this site is for guidance purposes only. Before preceding it is often advisable that independent advice is sought from appropriately qualified persons familiar with each individuals personal circumstances. Further, at no time may SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD be held liable for advice provided by any and or all Its portal partners. No responsibility for loss occasioned directly or indirectly to any person acting or refraining from acting wholly or partially upon or as a result of the material contained in this site or for any error in or omission from this publication can be accepted by the publisher or any author, editor, contributor or any company referred to herein

Right to refuse services: SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD specifically reserves the right to refuse any and/or all its services to any client without giving any reason or explanation

Right to amend terms & conditions: SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD expressly reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time by making such modifications on this page of Its website to take into account changing circumstances. If services are ordered from SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD in the future, the Instructing/Paying Party is advised to revisit the Terms & Conditions pages of the website to familiarize themselves with any amendments that may have been made

Disputes: In the case of a dispute, it is agreed that redress should be sought through the courts of England and Wales. It should be noted that it is the policy of SCF LEGAL & CORPORATE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD to always attempt to resolve disputes without court action by use of arbitration, tribunal, or other appropriate mediation process

Refunds will be given at the discretion of the Company Management