CSA Expert Release History

CSA Expert 5.012 October 2022
  • update the revised and new forms for the implementation of Phase 2 of the New Inspection Regime
  • Suggested procedures for changing the directors’ correspondence addresses
CSA Expert 4.1.015 July 2022
  • update minutes, registers for offshore companies
  • Governance Committee Member can be Capacity or Entity

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CSA Expert 4.0.120 September 2021
  • update e-forms which are to be used from 25 October 2021
CSA Expert 4.0.010 August 2021
  • update CSA for Phase I of the new Inspection Regime under Companies Ordinance
  • change “Correspondence Address” in Client and Entity to “Mailing Address”
  • add “Correspondence Address” to individual director/alternate director/reserve director of Hong Kong companies and add it to Register of Directors
  • mass amendment to change all individual directors’ correspondence addresses to registered office address
CSA Expert 3.6.53 June 2021
  • add Register of Beneficial Owners and Register of Directors for Cayman
  • enhance Batch Filing (BVI) by adding a filter by period feature
  • add company types, capacities and capital Contributions for Limited Partnership Fund companies
  • add Notice of Waiver of Pre-emptive Rights to allotment
  • add CDD inspection date and risk level to corporate Entity
CSA Expert 3.6.43 February 2021
  • add Register of Beneficial Owners for Seychelles Companies
  • update IRD Form IRC1263
CSA Expert 3.6.331 August 2020
  • introduce higher password policy
  • Signing Instruction for minutes/resolutions
  • joint signatories of a Corporate Entity
  • change the caption of passport “Issuing Country” to passport “Issuing Country/Region” on CR forms
  • new Access Control Settings for User Group
    • ignore user group settings
    • control on user-defined fields
  • more options in “Select” function for Mass Production – Change of Officers
  • renew the business registration together with branch registration
  • add “First Notice” to NN12
  • more standard company types for Cayman Islands company
  • “Limited Partnership Agreement” and “Section 9 Statement” for incorporation of Cayman ELP company
  • more standard company types for Cayman Islands company
CSA Expert 3.6.227 February 2020
  • update e-forms to the version effective on 6 March 2020
  • state whether the class of shares carry voting right, conditional or unconditional to the Register of Members for Cayman Islands companies
  • add more versions for Register of Transfers. The difference is in the column of share certificates
  • add statement of “adaption of common seal” to the minutes about change of corporate name, if applicable
CSA Expert 3.6.113 December 2019
  • update Cayman Island’s Register of Members
  • add new option “Conditional” voting rights to Client’s share capital
  • combine Remark column in Register of Members
  • further modify statement of place of incorporation and limited liability stated in CSA documents
  • add new Capacities of “AML Officers”
CSA Expert 3.6.01 July 2019
  • update documents to meet the requirements imposed on “Non-Hong Kong Companies (Disclosure of Company Name, Place of Incorporation and Members’ Limited Liability) Regulation”
  • new job “Reduction of Registered Capital” (NSC19)
  • add Solvency Statement for share buyback (NSC17)
  • add Requisition of Convening an EGM for removal of officers
  • update CR’s sample AA
  • add filter in search function in Master Files’ record browsers and picklists
CSA Expert 3.5.731 January 2019
  • update NR2 to the version effective on 1 February 2019
  • update description of copies of resolutions in point 14 “Company Records” in NAR1
  • enhance Share Certificate for issue and cancellation of share certificates in one Job
  • update Registers:
    • state printing date on Register as “Printed on”
    • change “Jurisdiction” to “Place of Incorporation”
    • add Register of Members for Cayman Islands
  • Filter function in Master Files and picklist
  • CDD inspection date and risk level
  • AML officers for Cayman Company
  • Enhance resolution for appointment/resignation/removal of auditor
CSA Expert 3.5.630 August 2018
  • blank forms, company types and capacities for Open-ended Fund Company
CSA Expert 3.5.525 July 2018
  • add a new job of “Alteration of Significant Controller”
  • give more typical examples of additional matters in SCR
  • enhance the compliance alert for SC and DR
  • update IRC3111A
  • update e-forms to the version released on 21 May 2018
CSA Expert 3.5.43 April 2018
  • further revise Capacity Master File to allow a single or a combination of conditions for natural of control
  • auto-create director, SC/LE and designated representative for founder member
  • include notice and confirmation to SC in Company Formation
  • add new job for Appointment and Resignation of Designated Representative
CSA Expert 3.5.316 March 2018
  • revise SC’s Natural of Control to allow multi-selections of conditions, especially for Condition (e)
  • put statements related to the progress of investigation “Additional Matters” section of SCR, not in the “Remarks” column
  • give some hints on preparing SCRs after sending out notices to presumed SC / Legal Entities(“/LE”)
CSA Expert 3.5.228 February 2018
  • amend Summary of SC to exclude nominees
  • separate two types of Additional Matters – for company and SC/LE
  • update NR2
CSA Expert 3.5.17 February 2018
  • a checklist of presumed Significant Controllers (“SC”) with their required personal particulars.
  • batch production and printing of notices for confirmation to every presumed SC
  • batch production and printing of board written resolutions for every company to approve the location of keeping the SCR and to designated representative of the SCR
CSA Expert 3.5.021 December 2017
  • update database to make CSA compatible with the latest version of MS-SQL Server
  • make CSA Expert compatible with the user interface of Windows 10
  • add the Excel checklists for submitting information of directors and beneficial owners of Seychelles companies to the registered agents
  • revamp the features of Service and Invoice Master Files
  • add Usual Form Presentor in Mass Production of Job
  • add Director Declaration for Opening Bank Account for overseas companies
  • provide an Extra or Another Identity on Statutory Form
  • add Due Diligence Verification of Identity Form for BVI Company (UBO)
  • update IRD Form IRBR193
  • add new function of data transfer
  • add feature to clear a General User’s Selected Client in User ID and Access Rights
CSA Expert 3.4.16 February 2017
  • update blank forms for winding up: NW2, NW3, NW4, NW5
  • fix the problem in saving the date in “PRC” tab of Client Master File (for PRC companies only)
  • for the job of redenomination, if a company has more than one classes of shares, all classes will be printed on NSC11 and NSC13
  • Updates IRC3111a and IRC3113 to version 6/2016

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CSA Expert 3.4.011 January 2017

Enhancement for reporting different particulars to different jurisdictions if the company is registered in more than one places:

  • new data structure and interface of Capacity Master File
  • handles changes on service address for BVI companies in the job “Entity Changes Particulars”
  • updates documents for the Confirmation of Particulars
CSA Expert 3.3.4a9 September 2016

For BVI companies:

  • show list of standard country names for BVI FSC Template
  • validate country name on the Template and remark invalid names
  • option to show Chinese company name on the Template

For HKG companies:

  • show four company records in pt. 14 of NAR1
  • add allotment and share buy-back to Remarks of Sch. 1 on NAR1
  • add Client Group to My Job
CSA Expert 3.3.42 June 2016

For Hong Kong companies:

  • update e-form templates

For BVI companies:

  • handle changes of director’s residential / registered office address on Register of Directors (ROD)
  • add occupation to the ROD with identities
  • FSC Excel can have Chinese names
  • add UBO to reports and checklists

For PRC companies:

  • more options for partnership enterprises in company types
  • new options to indicate “Limited liability” or “Unlimited liability” in Member

For Samoa companies:

  • add statements on Register of Members and Directors decelerating the location of Register
CSA Expert 3.3.3b2 June 2016

Further update for BVI companies:

  • add new versions of Registers of Directors with identities
  • add location of Statutory Books and Financial Records to Client Master File and First Board Meeting
CSA Expert 3.3.3a2 June 2016

Further update the BVI FSC Excel File Template:

  • individual directors are required to report both Service Address and Residential Address even if they are same
  • corporate directors are not required to report Service Address
  • put a hyphen ” – ” in an empty “State” field
CSA Expert 3.3.329 April 2016

Update CSA for the new compliance requirements imposed by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act. 2015 & 2016:

  • update Register of Directors
  • add Excel report for Batch Company Filings (BVI FSC Template)
  • enhance Compliance Alert for the missing critical data of BVI directors
  • find the Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) by Group Structure Chart
  • add UBO to Capacity Master File
  • modify Consent to Act / Acceptance of Appointment
CSA Expert 3.3.229 April 2016
  • add service address for BVI directors
  • add new Capacity: Administrator
  • add location of records and underlying Documentation
  • add person who maintain the registers and documentation
  • update Register of Directors for BVI companies
CSA Expert 3.3.12 February 2016
  • enhance the job “Change of Share Structure” to handle redenomination
  • introduces Equity Ratio for the members of companies limited by liability and trust
  • add the job “Transfer of Equity Interests”
  • enhance job reference of allotment
  • add new version of share certificate for BVI companies
  • if the individual secretary of a non-HK company reports the principal place of business in HK as his correspondence address , change of R/O will also generate NN7. This function also applies to Mass Production of Job.
CSA Expert 3.3.03 September 2015
  • update CSA interface – larger font on menus, new buttons on Tool-bar, higher screen resolution, interface of Member’s Capacity Master file
  • add Last A/C Ref Date to Client Master File
  • address of Authorized Representative (Hong Kong) can be residential address, principal place of business in HK or a specified address
  • EGM for nomination / revocation of Reserve Director
  • Retainer Service Master File & Invoice Master File
CSA Expert 3.2.426 February 2015
  • apply calculation of AGM due dates fulfills both Predecessor Ordinances and new Companies Ordinance
  • apply new calculations for A/R Reminder and Checklist of AGM Due Dates
  • add ID and passport expiry date to the MassJob “Entity Changes Particulars”
  • handle Consent to Act as Director is signed by corporate director for e-form NNC1 and NNC1G
  • release trail version of e-form NAR1
  • add more tax file numbers for PRC companies
  • add 2 version of Registers of Charges: Hong Kong version & Hong Kong version with bilingual caption
CSA Expert 3.2.313 January 2015
  • apply new calculation of A.R Date for guarantee and public companies
  • update A/R Reminder for the new calculation
  • unify the expressions of “Member” and “Redemption” in English and Chinese
CSA Expert 3.2.216 December 2014
  • Enhance bank account master filer
  • New NAC4 “Notice of Alternation of Accounting Reference Date”
  • Update Form 1(b)
  • New option of affixing common seal on share certificates
  • Generation of “Due Diligence Verification of Identity Form for Individual Clients” as a report
CSA Expert 3.2.1-R1 August 2014
  • Reorganize buttons on Tools Bar
  • Update e-Incorporation
  • Enhance backup function to have a 2nd copy of data backup and a copy of document backup
  • Allotment of shares and grant of rights with company approval in EGM
  • More than one listing status in one jurisdiction
  • Add bank account signer to C-E-C
  • Resign Auditor in AGM
CSA Expert 3.2.01 August 2014
  • Update e-forms for e-incorporation
  • Change format of company name printed on forms for Hong Kong companies to print English name then Chinese name
  • Update format of corporate names printed on NN1 and NN10 to meet the requirements on section 3 of Chap. 622J
  • Add Identity to Register of Members
  • Print Founder Member’s Share Certificate No. on First Board Meeting
  • New function to reset folio no. for Capacity
  • New function to recalculate all AGM notice date
  • New section “Other Business in Minutes / Resolution
CSA Expert 3.1.69 June 2014
  • Change default folder for the files generated by “Disclosure of Company Name”
  • More options for searching an address in “Disclosure of Company Name”
CSA Expert 3.1.530 May 2014
  • Change of Articles of Association – NAA1, NAA2, NAA3
  • Change of Shares Capital by capitalization of profit or by the fund provided by members (NSC11)
  • Change of Auditor (NA1, NA2)
  • Disclosure of Company Name on electronic device
  • Group Structure Chart supports Visio 2013
  • Common system settings for printing index and letter or not
  • Add description of ID type to Jurisdiction/Country Definition File
  • Common system settings for printing other ID on form even passport is provided
CSA Expert 3.1.423 April 2014
  • update NSC11 for consolidation and subdivision
  • reorganise the index and version of all Registers
  • default meeting type of allotment is changed to EGM (for section 141)
  • add correspondence address to Confirmation of Particulars for individual officer
CSA Expert 3.1.328 March 2014
  • new forms NSC2
  • NAR1 – add page no. to Schedule 1 and 2
  • IRBR2 – update to version “10/2013”
  • AA Cover – update to the format of CI issued after 3 March 2014
  • Board W/R – confirm to quote Article No. on board resolution
CSA Expert 3.1.218 March 2014
  • new forms NNC2, NN12, NR1, NN12, NN13
  • update the notices for declaring the company will become dormant and will cease to be dormant
  • Shareholder’s written resolution: should quote section 548
CSA Expert 3.1.15 March 2014
  • more options in Capacity Master File for individual secretary’s reporting to CR: residential, R/O, Business or specified
  • enhance Entity Changes Particulars for individual secretary changes the reporting address
  • adds A/R due date to Presentor’s Section
  • adds postal code to the 3rd line of address for C/R forms
CSA Expert 3.1.028 February 2014
  • except NNC1, NNC1G and NDR1, adds more new forms: NAR1, NN3, NR2, NM1, NM2, ND2A, ND4, ND5, ND8, NN2, NN6, NN8, ND2B, ND7, NN7, NN8C and NSC1
  • converts company types for Hong Kong companies
  • adds optional items on Presentor’s Section to Common System Settings