Guidance on How the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority Considers Proposed Company, Business and Domain Names Referred to it by the Companies Registry

The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (‘the Authority’) has today issued guidance to help persons setting up a new company or business, or changing the name of an existing company or business, in identifying whether a proposed company, business or domain name is likely to be acceptable. The guidance explains factors that the Authority takes into account when considering proposed names, and should assist readers to avoid various pitfalls.