Why do I need a company secretary for my Singapore startup?

singapore company secretary

If nothing else, you need a company secretary because it’s mandatory. Under Section 171 of the Companies Act, a company secretary has to be appointed within six months of incorporation. If the company secretary resigns, the company has another six months to replace the company secretary. What do company secretaries do? The Companies Act doesn’t…

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Does your Singapore startup need to alter its Constitution?

Singapore Company Constitution

Following the Companies (Amendment Act) 2014, the Articles of Association and the Memorandum of a company have now been merged into a single document called the Constitution. So what exactly is this Constitution and why does it affect my company? In a nutshell, the Constitution is basically a contract between the company and the members…

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Pre-incorporation checklist for a private limited company in Singapore

private limited singapore checklist

Proper planning in advance of registration can save you oodles of time and heartache. Use this simple checklist as a guide for what needs to be done/decided before making the application.

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How to incorporate your private limited company in Singapore

private limited company requirements

Singapore is renowned for being one of the best places in the world to set up a business and this can be seen from its incorporation process. Setting up any business structure is easy peasy in Singapore. The process is streamlined and efficient and most entrepreneurs should find it relatively easy to handle the set-up themselves.…

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What is the best legal structure for your startup?

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If you intend to start a business in Singapore, it has to be registered with ACRA. There are a number of ways you can set up your business in Singapore. The vast majority of startups in Singapore set up as limited liability companies but other legal structures for businesses include partnerships, limited liability partnerships and…

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