Singapore Companies Act
A guide to the Singapore Companies Act that regulates business formation, company structure, shareholder rights, duties of directors & officers and specifies other compliance requirements.
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Learn about the new KYC procedures that all corporate service providers in Singapore must follow. These procedures were introduced by the Singapore government to comply with Financial Action Task Force's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorism guidelines.
Read about the key provisions of the 2014 Amendment to the Companies Act covering rules related to formation and compliance for Singapore companies.
Learn about the latest changes to Singapore's Company Law in order to stay in compliance with the new regulations. These changes were introduced in March 2017.
Understand the legal framework that undergirds a limited liability company in Singapore, and learn what it can and cannot do. This understanding will help you appreciate why this is the most popular corporate structure used by entrepreneurs.
Rules, guidelines and "tricks of the trade" for choosing a good company name that meets the requirements of the Singapore Companies Act.
The Constitution (formerly Memorandum & Articles of Association) of your Singapore company is an important document that will determine the rules by which it operates. Learn how to create a robust constitution that will provide you the flexibility to meet your future growth or challenges while following the rules laid down by Singapore Company Law.
Learn how you can obtain a number of legal, and financial protections by using the corporate shield provided by a limited liability company in Singapore
A branch office or a representative office (rep office) of a foreign company must follow onerous compliance requirements yet it receives limited rights in Singapore. Learn why most firms shun these structure.
Entrepreneurs can avoid the expense and effort associated with an annual audit of their company if the company qualifies for audit exemption. Learn the thresholds for obtaining such exemption.
Singapore Companies Act dictates certain statutory duties and fiduciary obligations for company directors. Learn what they are.
Learn about the role, rules of appointment, duties, and responsibilities of a Company Secretary as required by the Singapore Companies Act.
Learn the types of registers a Singapore company has to maintain in order to comply with the Singapore Companies Act.
Types of company meetings, how often they must be held, and procedure for conducting them.
How to keep records that memorialize the proceedings of shareholders’ and directors’ meetings and are in accordance with the Singapore Company law.