For an overview of ACORN, we would recommend that you read an article, authored at the advent of the system by John Lawrence, whose offices include that of Director of Financial Services. This covers its background, advantages and procedures for how to register as an overseas agent.
Using ACORN we, as a customer-oriented business, enable clients and professionals to establish legal bodies in Anguilla speedily, using the power of the internet.
ACORN, the most innovative project of its kind anywhere was unveiled late in 1998, giving Anguilla the worlds first fully computerised companies registry facility, allowing authorised agents, from any part of the world, to register companies, 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The agent receives, electronically and instantly, an Incorporation Certificate and other necessary documents for the newly made company. This has generated much interest among company incorporation agents worldwide, who avoid the delays in local incorporation and the relatively costly and time-consuming current practice of sending and obtaining documents via courier. Other jurisdictions are studying the feasibility of copying Anguillas example but it goes without saying that they will remain several critical months or years behind Anguillas lead. Thus it is that Anguilla has seen recent rapid development as a fast developing, choice, reputable International Financial Services Centre.
We welcome the participation of suitably qualified prospective overseas agents, and have prepared a document, which includes further valuable material, including our competitive prices, here.