John Clancy: Collapse of companies directed by John Edward Clancy prompts call for Companies Office oversight.
Story by Chris Hutching – National Business Review. Monday July 27, 2015 [Read more…]
John Edward Clancy has set up four trusts which own all but two of the many companies he directs. These unnamed trusts, for the purpose of our Society’s analysis, are given the following names based on the “trustee services” companies involved in their formation: (1) “Clancy Trust” [Clancy Trustee Company Ltd] (2) “FJ40 Trust” [FJ40 Trustees Ltd], (3) “MF24 Trust” [MF24 Trustees Ltd] and (4) “FUBA Trust” [FUBA Trustees Ltd].
Here are links to two PDFs that set out the various ownership connections. [Note: Because Trusts are not “legal persons” they cannot by law be recorded by name on the Companies Office Register as holding/owning shares. Instead, the full legal names and residential addresses of the trustees of the trust are required to be recorded by the company directors as holding the shares on behalf of the (unnamed) beneficiaries of the trust].
The Society has submitted a number of formal complaints to the Registry Integrity Team of the Companies Office regarding breaches of the Companies Act 1993 by Mr Clancy and his accountant with respect to documentation they have filed with the Companies Office. [Read more…]