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Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011
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Posted: 12/17/2009 4:05:59 AM

By: Nexus

I would like to have your professional opinion on the following situation:

There are a CSP (Corporate Service Provider) and an agent. The agent deals directly with clients and orders services for them from the CSP.

The agent have ordered a company formation from the CSP and fully paid for the company formation, 1st year annuals and all requested documents.

Comes next year and the client does not pay next year annuals, government fees, etc.

The CSP sends statements, invoices and e-mail reminders to the agent. For whatever reason the CSP does not get a response to all the above. Or maybe he receives a negative response once but not to all subsequent reminders.


1. Is it a standard CSP practice to keep providing any services for this company? Please bear in mind that there is no agreement between the CSP and the agent describing such a practice or any practice for that matter.

2. Is it reasonable for the agent to expect that the CSP, by his own free will, will provide services and incur expenses (paying agents in other countries, paying government fees, prepare accounts, etc) in relation to this company?

3. Can the CSP hold the agent liable for any services and expenses that were not expressly requested or confirmed by the agent? The CSP insists that this is a common practice.

I would be grateful for your opinion.

Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 12/18/2009 10:01:49 AM

By: knightmare3000

see also this website and ask around there with colleagues


Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 12/17/2009 11:38:56 AM

By: knightmare3000

see a good corporate lawyer to discuss this matter if it involves you or your own organization or a signed contract between the CSP and the agent.. common sense would say that if there is a relationship between the CSP and the agent then that relationship would dictate what to do. if they are on friendly terms, then it is reasonable to expect pay. if it is a casual relationship, then my guess is that either the agent or the CSP will seek others for their services. in this day and age and with the bad economy worldwide, my guess is that someone will try to 'cut a better deal" in this matter. it usually comes down to money. so be reasonable


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