Company registration

Changing from Unlimited Companies to Limited Companies

Changing from Unlimited Companies to Limited Companies Unlimited companies are the companies which are incorporated on the principle of not having any limits on the liability of the members. This means that if an unlimited company is wound up, the members may be liable for the company’s debts with no limits on the liability. On …

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The Differences Between a Limited Company and a Private Limited Company

The Differences Between a Limited Company and a Private Limited Company Limited companies and private limited companies (Also see What is Meant by the Term “Company”?) are forms of common business entities in Malaysia. However, not everyone knows the distinction between them. If you want to start a business and you are thinking about what …

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Incorporation Of Company : Commencement Of Business – Part 2

Incorporation Of Company : Commencement Of Business – Part 2 When a company conduct its business, it often enters into various types of legal documents. One of the common legal documents often entered into by companies are contracts. When it comes to company and contract, the effect of such contract against the company is dependent …

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Incorporation Of Company : Step 3

Incorporation Of Company : Step 3 Certificate Of Incorporation After you have lodged the incorporation documents (See Incorporation Of Company: Step 1 and Incorporation Of Company: Step 2 if you missed the earlier articles), the Registrar of Companies will review the documents and determine whether everything is in order or otherwise. If everything is in …

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Incorporation Of Company : Step 1

Incorporation Of Company : Step 1 Choosing The Name Once you have decided which business vehicle (Also see Types of business structures in Malaysia) you want to adopt for you to conduct your trade, you should then consider the formality involved in legalising your business vehicle. Ordinarily, you can legalise your business vehicle by registering your company with …

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Incorporation – Various Types Of Companies

Incorporation – Various Types Of Companies Previously, we’ve written about the types of business structures in Malaysia namely sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability partnership and company. We have also discussed in depth that the member of the company cannot be made liable for the company’s debt (Also see Company’s Legal Personality). However that statement must be qualified by the …

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Corporate Secretarial – Company’s Legal Personality 2

Corporate Secretarial – Company’s Legal Personality 2 In our previous post, we have made it clear that a company have its own legal personality that is separate from its shareholders from the day it first incorporated. We also stated that shareholders cannot act on behalf of the company unless they are authorised to do so by the …

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