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Nominee's in the U.K

Discussion in 'Offshore Company formation' started by Dubsize, Nov 14, 2017.

  1. Dubsize

    Dubsize New Member

    Hi,

    is it legal to use Nominee's for a UK LTD?

    if yes, does it fully protect ID of UBO, or is there a way to get to UBO ?

    thanks
    Dub
     
  2. diablo

    diablo Trusted Member Mentor Group Sponsor Business Angel

    How do you mean protect? towards bank account opening, towards creditors or ?
     
  3. Dubsize

    Dubsize New Member

    Just making sure that if I use a nominee there is no way to get to UBO.
    I don’t think opening a bank account in UK is an option as I’m not UK resident.
     
  4. superman

    superman New Member

    Sure it's legal.
    You will not be published in any public register.
    But you're still the BO. The Bank will know you.

    What youre looking for is probably a fiduciary service that act as BO too.
     
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  5. Dubsize

    Dubsize New Member

    thank you all for your help.

    I found the answer:

    In the U.K even if using a nominee service, as UBO you still appear in public register under PSC (person with significant control)

    so there is no way to be completely hidden
     
  6. CoinMaster

    CoinMaster Active Member Entrepreneur

    Who would like to hide in the UK ?!