CRF Innovation Awards Virtual Ceremony

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The Corporate Registers Forum will be holding its inaugural CRF Innovation Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, 31 March 2021 at 0700h UTC.

The winners of the Innovation Awards will also be sharing about the innovative initiatives they have implemented to improve service delivery and operational efficiency.

Due to the current restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ceremony will be held via Zoom. You may wish to download a free version at to join the celebrations.


The programme for the ceremony is as follows:

Time (UTC) Programme



President’s Address

07:10h Awards Ceremony

Presentations by award winners


07:30h Registrar of Companies Online Registration System under the DigitalFiji Programme

Ministry of Justice, Republic of Fiji


Joint Platform for Starting Business

Central Registry of the Republic of North Macedonia (CRRM)


State Registration with Single Procedure

State Tax Service under the Ministry of Economy, Republic of Azerbaijan


Seamless Filing

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), Republic of Singapore


Digitalisation:  A More Transparent Non-Possessory Lien Rights Register

Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Public Legal Records and Related Services (AJPES)


Digital AFS Reporting using iXBRL

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), Republic of South Africa


Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Companies House, United Kingdom

09:15h Closing


Further details of the ceremony (including how to log in) will be sent to CRF members via email.

Silhouettes of happy businessperson. Success of business concept.



Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting

The Corporate Registers Forum will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on  Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 09:00:00 UTC.

In light of the current global Covid-19 pandemic, the AGM will be held via Zoom.

In preparation for the AGM members are invited to:

  • Nominate members to fill vacant Executive Officer positions.  Vacant positions include the President and up to five executive committee members.  You are invited to nominate representatives to fill these roles by emailing (a) name of jurisdiction and (b) jurisdiction representative by Friday 11th September 2020.
  • You are also invited to table any other business for consideration and or decision at the AGM by emailing  by Friday 11th September 2020.

Note that members must register to attend the AGM by emailing, including details of (a) name of jurisdiction and (b) jurisdiction representative no later than Friday 16th October 2020.  You should also include in the registration email any members of your jurisdiction that will attend with you as observers.  After registration closes, the Secretariat will email details of the virtual platform including details of login credentials, meeting protocols etc.

If you are unable to attend the AGM in person you will be encouraged to submit a proxy to help meet quorum requirements.  Proxy instructions and voting forms will be emailed out on 18th September 2020 and will need to be returned to by Friday 16th October 2020.

Members attending the AGM will also need to complete voting forms that will be emailed out on 18th September 2020 and will need to be returned to by Friday 16th October 2020.

For those who don’t use Zoom there is a free version you can download to participate in the AGM, see



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