How do I change my Singapore company name?

A common query which we get is from clients looking to change company name. Even after incorporation, the name of a company can be changed. There can be a variety of reasons why a company would want to change its name. The new name could be a better representation of the business or it could [...]

2018-11-21T16:59:33+00:00November 21st, 2018|

How to issue shares or increase the share capital of a company?

There are times when a company may want to increase its share capital. Increasing share capital is essentially selling newly issued shares to existing or new shareholders in exchange for investment capital. A company may also issue new shares to reward its employees or to give them a stake in the company so that they [...]

2018-11-11T10:15:40+00:00November 11th, 2018|

Can a Dependant Pass holder start a business in Singapore?

Dependant Passes are issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to family members of qualified Employment Pass and S Pass holders. The family members who are eligible are spouses and children under the age of twenty-one. To qualify, the Employment and S Pass holder must earn a minimum of SGD$6,000 a month for their spouses [...]

2018-10-15T23:15:12+00:00October 15th, 2018|

What are the differences between a board resolution, an ordinary resolution and a special resolution?

A resolution of a company is the formal decision of a company made by the board of directors or the shareholders. There are generally 3 types of resolutions that can be passed. Board Resolution Ordinary Resolution Special Resolution The resolution can be passed at a physical meeting or by written means. Since it can be [...]

2018-10-14T02:05:49+00:00October 14th, 2018|

How to increase the paid up capital of a company after incorporation?

For a variety of reasons, a company's paid-up capital may need to be increased. As the paid-up capital shows the financial strength of a company, there may be instances whereby a company may need to increase the paid-up capital before tendering for certain projects. Also, there may be investors who may inject money into the [...]

2018-10-12T15:50:47+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Can an EP holder be a director of a company?

Employment Pass (EP) holders are allowed to be directors of the company which their EP is tied to. An EP holder is only allowed to work for the employer specified on the EP. Thus, if the employer would like an EP holder from within the company to take on a directorship, he can do so. [...]

2018-10-12T12:20:39+00:00October 12th, 2018|
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