Business Law Reform
We work with Pacific countries to create simplified, modern, and locally tailored business laws.
A dynamic private sector leads to higher employment and incomes, reduced poverty and increased prosperity. But in many Pacific Island countries, confusing and outdated laws make it difficult for businesses to start, trade and grow.
Business Law Reform at a glance
Five online business registries
Business registrations 90% faster
91% increase in company registrations
Simplified business structures
Community companies established,
Transparent foreign investment
RAROTONGA, COOK ISLANDS (12 December 2019) — A new online registry will help improve the efficiency of doing business in the Cook Islands, making it easier for businesses and individuals to access much-needed finance to help expand and develop their operations and contribute to job creation and incl
The Cook Islands now has a modern, online system for the registration and administration of companies, incorporated societies and personal property securities, making it easier to do business and access finance.
PSDI experts shared insights from their work supporting improvements to Papua New Guinea’s business environment at the PNG Investment Promotion Authority's first Business Regulators’ Summit in Port Moresby last week.
Information stored on Papua New Guinea’s online business registry is now more secure, and the registry more accessible, after PSDI helped it migrate from outdated office-based servers to cloud-based storage.