Company Secretarial in Singapore

  • Thinking of running a business out of your HDB flat? Before you dive in, it’s important to understand what you can ­– and can’t – do. Whether you’re running an online marketing business or hosting tutor sessions from the comfort of your flat, there are more

  • Legislative amendments passed into law in 2015 will have a severe impact on Singaporean companies. The Accounting and Regulatory Authority (ACRA) started implementing these changes in phases, with Phase 1 implemented on July 1, 2015. Private limited companies will be affected directly by the changes. more

  • As of February 14, 2014, the Amended Patents Act went into effect. This essentially made it necessary for the subject matter of the pending patent application to meet several different criteria regarding its inventiveness, novelty and purposefulness in the industry in which it will be more

  • A society is nothing more than a group of people who share similar interests. These people often form clubs, organizations or partnerships in order to socialize, discuss and participate in activities. If you are interested in learning how to register a society, you might be more

  • Intellectual Property, or IP, can be defined as the manifestation of ideas into a physical form such as original music, works of literature, new technological solutions, revolutionized industrial processes and new inventions. It is classified as an intangible form of asset. Intellectual Property Rights refer more

  • Branch Office A Foreign Company may set up its Branch and have its presence in Singapore. Any activity which is carried for profit making purpose needs to be registered with the Company Registry in Singapore and hence be of legal entity. The Branch will be more

  • Overhaul of the Companies Act, Cap 50  The Companies Act Cap 50 will be going through a major overhaul since the Ministry of Finance has accepted most of the recommendations put forward to it by the Steering Committee. The Ministry will however seek public feedback on more

  • Transfer of Shares by way of consideration paid The Companies Act, Cap 50 (the ‘Act’) defines a share as ‘a share in the share capital of a corporation and includes stock except where a distinction between stocks and shares is expressed or implied’. The interests more

  • Nominee Services In Singapore, a Company needs to have at least one local Director who is an ordinarily resident in Singapore. Further, there is no concept of Corporate Directors. Overseas entrepreneurs looking to set up companies in Singapore will be at a slight disadvantage on more

  • RIGHTS OF MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS RIGHT UNDER THE MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION (‘M&A’) The M&A binds the shareholders to the Company as well as each shareholder amongst themselves. An affected shareholder may bring an action in court to prevent any proposed breach of the M&A. more

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