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Resident Directors & Officers

Qualified, experienced and Australian-based appointees.

Your responsibility as a director

If you are a director, you are responsible for managing the affairs of your company. You must comply with your legal obligations as a director under the Corporations Act 2001 , even if you appoint an agent to look after your company’s affairs.

Your CoSec Company Officers

CoSec will appoint an experienced and Australian-based Resident Director, Company Secretary and Resident Public Officer to expertly manage your compliance, legislative and regulatory requirements.

Your CoSec Resident Director

This appointee will provide services that are required to be performed by a local director, including:

  • Signing documents for filing with regulatory authorities (e.g. ASIC, TGA and ATO)
  • Acting as the shareholder's representative to ensure compliance
  • Liaising with regulatory authorities and financial institutions
  • Providing general advice about the Australian corporate, legal, and financial landscape

Your legal responsibilities include

  • Acting in good faith in the best interests of the company and for a proper purpose
  • Exercising care and diligence
  • Avoiding conflicts between the interests of the company and your personal interests
  • Preventing the company trading while insolvent

Your CoSec Resident Company Secretary

This appointee will provide a complete range of corporate governance and compliance services, including:

  • Planning and managing Board, committee and shareholder meetings
  • Preparing and lodging official forms
  • Maintaining statutory registers
  • Providing general governance and compliance advice

Your CoSec Resident Public Officer

This appointee will act as liaison with the ATO in:

  • Managing all correspondence and communication with the ATO
  • Acting as the authorised representative of the company
  • Signing official returns to be lodged with the ATO

How CoSec can help

Our core services encompass the full spectrum of market and jurisdictional compliance. With CoSec, you have the confidence that all your compliance and governance needs are completely met.

Contact CoSec to get started

For more details on your responsibilities as a Director, and what services CoSec Directors can manage for you, download our Fact Sheet.