Licensing and regulation of corporate service providers is by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority.
Corporate service provision on the Isle of Man is regulated by the Financial Services Act 2008, which makes it an offence to provide corporate services without a licence.
This legislation aims to protect anyone engaging the services of a corporate services provider based on the Island by imposing standards of "fitness and properness" and by requiring all corporate service providers to conduct their business to the highest standards.
DCTS holds a licence to carry on the Class 4 regulated activity of Corporate Services which permits the company to:
In addition DCTS is licensed as a Class 5 Trust Service Provider which permits it to operate in or from the Isle of Man (within certain criteria and with specified exclusions) to: