ADGM
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Do I need a Company Service Provider (CSP) to set up an ADGM SPV?
Can I license IP from my ADGM SPV?
Do I need to rent physical office space for my ADGM SPV?
Where would an ADGM SPV sit within my corporate structure?
How long does it take to incorporate an ADGM SPV?
Certificate of Incumbency for an ADGM entity
Verification of ADGM Documents
Individual KYC
Document Amendment Fees
Redomiciling your company into ADGM
Who is the Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) of an ADGM entity?
What is a Commercial Licence?
Preparation of Financial Accounts
What does Entrenched Articles mean?
What is nexus?
What is a data protection contact?
What is a Prescribed Statement for the purpose of striking off an ADGM company?
The benefits of the Clara Platform incorporation process
What does control mean in the context of identifying an Ultimate Beneficial Owner?
How do we appoint a Director to our company?
How do I transfer shares in my company?
What is the difference between a share allotment and share transfer?

What are my yearly filing obligations with my ADGM entity?
What is KYC and why is it required?
Why am I being asked to provide personal information and documents?
What is a PEP?
What do I need to do if I am a PEP?
I am a PEP. Can I set up an ADGM company?
Are there restrictions on nationalities who can set up an ADGM company?
What information and documents do I need to be a director of an ADGM company?
What information and documents do I need to be a shareholder of an ADGM company?
What information and documents do I need to be an authorised signatory of an ADGM company?
My KYC documents are not in English. Can I use them?
Do I need to notarize or legalise my shareholder documents to incorporate in ADGM?
What can be used as proof of residential address?
What does source of funds mean in ADGM?
What does source of wealth mean in ADGM?
What is the difference between source of wealth and source of funds in ADGM?
Do shareholders and directors need to update ADGM if their details change?
Who needs to provide KYC information and documents?
When do I need to update you of changes to my details or my ADGM entity?
I have passports from more than one country. Do I need to declare this?
What is a service address?
I have an Emirates ID Card but not a permanent residential address in the UAE. What address should I use?
Why am I being asked for a Curriculum Vitae (CV)?
My company will have a corporate shareholder. What information and documents need to be provided?
What is a certificate of incumbency?
What is a certificate of good standing?
What is the difference between a certificate of good standing and certificate of incumbency?
What can I use to show the current shareholders and directors?

Can a child own shares in an ADGM entity?
Difference between paid and unpaid shares
Are there restrictions on naming ADGM companies?
Can Clara help with visa applications for ADGM companies?
Restricted words in ADGM company names
Does my ADGM entity need to file an economic substance notification or report?
What is Relevant Income for economic substance purposes in the UAE?
What is an Investment Fund pursuant to the UAE Economic Substance Regulations?
What is an MNE Group pursuant to the UAE Economic Substance Regulations?
What are Core Income Generating Activities (CIGA) for substance purposes?
What is the process to have a company resolution notarised by the ADGM Notary?
Working with Clara as a Referral or Reseller Partner
Is my entity an Exempted Licensee under the UAE Economic Substance Regulations?
How does my entity establish economic substance in the UAE?
Does an ADGM entity have Memorandum of Association?
Why does Clara force a fixed par value for ADGM companies?
Why does ADGM want to know if my company name has another meaning?
What is a Relevant Activity for economic substance purposes?
Should I first incorporate my KSA operating entity or ADGM SPV?
Filing your economic substance notification
What is an ADGM Authorised Signatory?
What is the breakdown of the renewal fees between Clara and ADGM?
Is ADGM the right jurisdiction for me?
Removing a director from your ADGM company
Why do Clara Formations require sole access to the ADGM portal account?
Can we make changes ourselves?
How to change your ADGM company name?
Incorporation Application: Nominee shareholdings
Incorporation Application: purpose of your new ADGM company
Can I open a bank account for my ADGM entity?
When will I need to notarize or legalise my ADGM documents post incorporation?
Do I have access to the ADGM portal for my company?
Can I manage post-incorporation services myself with ADGM?
Can you provide us with our portal log-in?
Does ADGM follow UAE laws?
Can you provide us with a contact at ADGM?
How do we switch company service providers for my ADGM SPV?
Company KYC
What are the penalties for late filing of accounts?
What is economic substance reporting?
Is there any way to speed up my ADGM incorporation?
Can I use a nominee to be my ADGM Authorised Signatory?
What documents are included in my ADGM incorporation?
What is the process to have a Power of Attorney notarised with the ADGM Notary?
Transferring out of Clara's management
Can a trust be a shareholder of an ADGM enitty?