The australian association of hong kong articles of the. The cypriot commercial law is quite unique, being a mixture between the common law and the continental law. The new co will replace the current hong kong companies ordinance cap. Slaughter and may new hong kong companies ordinance. Business registration certificate a business registration certificate must be applied from inland revenue department within one month after incorporation.
Articles of association of hong kong rugby union 1 adopted by special resolution passed on 3 july 2015 a company incorporated on 30th april 1990 under the companies winding up and miscellaneous provisions ordinance cap. Company no 344194 memorandum and articles of association as amended and adopted by the special resolutions passed on october 6, 1992, april 17, 2001 and february 11, 2014. Standard memorandum and articles of association, hk. Articles of association hong kong statistical society. It is mandatory to file details of company officers with the hong kong company registrar. The funds and business of the chamber shall be managed and carried on in accordance with the memorandum and articles of association.
The incorporated hong kong statistical society limited. In general, the coiao applies to articles published in hong kong, including materials published on the internet. Adopted by special resolution of the company passed on 27 october 2018. The company should set up the development fund of wikimedia hong kong for the further development of the company. Taking into consideration the difference between the internet and printed articles, the hong kong government has, together with the hong kong internet service providers association hkispa, developed a selfregulatory code of. Hong kong has a wellestablished and trusted legal system based on the common law. The hong kong companies registry is the agency responsible for the enforcement of the companies ordinance and the. This article provides a summary of 10 key changes that membersdirectors of companies in hong kong should be aware of. Securities on the stock exchange of hong kong limited. Office for film, newspaper and article administration. The name of the association is the hong kong general chamber of commerce. Apply for membership hong kong designers association.
The articles of association for private limited companies and public limited companies in hong kong can have a simplified form. The articles of association are series of documents that describe the scope of the company as well as the duties and responsibilities of its members. Its predecessor is the unincorporated hong kong statistical. The relevant document is available in english and traditional chinese versions only. Memorandum and articles of association cathay pacific. Approval has been obtained from the companies registry for the society to continue to use the title of hong kong statistical society in all correspondences. This alert focuses on existing companies limited by shares. Governance code and corporate governance report to the rules governing the listing of. From meta, a wikimedia project coordination wiki limited. Nn3, annual return of registered nonhong kong company, 0812.
Home about us memorandum and articles of association. From meta, a wikimedia project coordination wiki articles of association. The acrobat plugin is required to view the above contents. Sample d model articles of association for companies. New companies ordinance relating to memorandum, articles. The patient was a 39yearold man who had visited wuhan and returned to. The memorandum and articles of association maa of the incorporation can be obtained by downloading from this webpage or a hardcopy of the document can be obtained by sending an email to. Company no 344194 memorandum and articles of association. Articles of association of the environmental management.
Stock exchange of hong kong limited the hong kong stock exchange by the relevant departments of the peoples republic of china and the relevant regulatory authorities, are listed and traded on the hong kong stock exchange. Article 17 foreign shares issued by the company that are listed in hong kong. The companies law contains provisions about establishing private companies in cyprus and also controls the memorandum and articles of association of companies. Hong kong company incorporation guide 3 memorandum and. To take on translations of articles of association or as otherwise known, articles of incorporation, a background knowledge of the commercial code and the companies act is required and for that reason hiring a translation company with great experience in these types of translations is the safest option. Company may be modified, varied, abrogated or dealt with in accordance with the provisions for the title being of the companys articles of association. Wednesday, 27 may 2015 hong kong statistical society limited. New companies ordinance relating to memorandum, articles of. Documents required for registration a copy of the memorandum and articles of association for. Determination of terms, conditions and manner of redemption of redeemable shares to authorize directors to so determine without requiring further shareholder approval. In the case of private companies, the simplified form can be used if the company only has one class of shares, paid in full and if the company directors do not appoint alternate directors or nominee directors. Hutchison telecommunications hong kong holdings limited hthkh is focussed on creating shareholder value for investors who wish to invest in a standalone listed telecommunications business company whose strategy and operations are focussed on the hong kong and macau markets. Sample a is a simplified form of articles of association for private companies.
The objects for which the chamber is established are. Legal effects of memorandum and articles when registered the effect of the memorandum of association and the articles of association when registered is that they bind each member to the company. Sample d model articles of association for companies limited by. This alert focuses on existing companies limited by shares new provisions. The following online eforms for company incorporation are provided. The registered office of the chamber will be situated in hong kong. Hkana is defined as hong kong article numbering association now gs1 hong kong somewhat frequently. The memorandum used to contain the objects clause of a company i. Hong kong companies registry open a company in hong kong. Articles of association 03 issue of stock or bearer share warrants to remove the power as this is now redundant. The companies law contains provisions about establishing private companies in cyprus and also controls the memorandum and articles of association of.
The articles of association shall supersede and replace the articles of association previously filed. The association means the abovenamed environmental management association of hong kong member means member of the abovenamed association in the respective categories as stipulated. Hong kong company articles of association companies set up in hong kong need to comply with the new companies ordinance. Articles of association means the existing articles of association of the company adopted on 25th april, 2003 board means the board of directors of the company company means tom group limited, a company incorporated in the. Hutchison telecommunications hong kong holdings limited. In these articles unless there is something in the subject or context inconsistent therewith. The hong kong company formation procedure is straightforward and the companies registry maintains a transparent policy for the. Articles of association global crossing hong kong limited. The association is the first of its kind in hong kong, and is a design body to advocate public interest in design and higher professional status for practising designers in government, cultural, entertainment, commercial and industrial sectors, for fulltime, parttime teachers and administrators on the academic side of designing. Eforms submitted in the old templates downloaded from the eregistry before 7 a. The hong kong designers association was founded in 1972.
Legal effects of memorandum and articles when registered. Rm 720, 7f, kerry centre, 2008 ren min nan rd, luo hu district, shenzhen, china. Apparently, the hong kong companies registry decided to give more than one sample of model articles of association rather than one size fits all. Name the name of the company is the hong kong orthopaedic association limited the association 2. Rm 2401,world trade bldg, 500 guangdong rd, huangpu district, shanghai, china. The australian association of hong kong was established to encourage fellowship amongst hong kong based australians, people with an interest in australia and to create opportunities for the australian community and their friends to get the most out of hong kong. Companies house provides free model articles of association, but they should not be used blindly.
As all the information provided on incorporation apart from the objects clause and the authorised capital which will be removed following the migration to no par under the. The rights and freedoms of hong kong people and others living here are founded on the impartial rule of law, an independent judiciary, a comprehensive system of legal aid, and a free and active press. The death was the second from the virus outside mainland china. Hong kong company incorporation guide 3 memorandum and articles of association of a hong kong private company. New articles of association under the new hong kong companies ordinance 1.
Registered office the registered office of the association will be situated in hong kong. May 11, 2016 the first defendant subsequently applied to strike out the hong kong claim on the ground of want of authority. The articles of association are the company s constitutive documents. The first defendant subsequently applied to strike out the hong kong claim on the ground of want of authority. Hong kong company articles of association whats new. Hong kong reports first death from coronavirus outbreak. Whenever a business sets up a company in hong kong, the registration process requires the company to have memorandum of association and company articles of association. The name of the company is habib bank zurich hong kong limited. New articles of association under the new hong kong. The new companies ordinance new co came into effect on 3 march 2014 commencement date. Hkana stands for hong kong article numbering association now gs1 hong kong. Companies ordinance chapter 32 of the laws of hong kong in the name of.
The memorandum and the articles of association of a company are the second most important documents setting out the management of a company after the commercial code. Under the old co, the constitutional documents of a company formed in hong kong are the memorandum of association memorandum and the articles of association articles. Apa publications hk ltd hong kong service company hktdc. In interpreting these articles of association, unless there be something in the subject or context inconsistent therewith.
The registered office of the company will be situated in hong kong. To form a company under the hong kong companies ordinance, certain documents must be prepared which will form the constitution bylaws of the company. Articles of association 01 dec 20 newsletterbriefing. The memorandum and articles of association are the fundamental constitutional documents of a hong kong company as they are required for a companys incorporation under the current companies ordinance cap. This application alleged that the writ of summons was in contravention of the plaintiffs articles of association, and that subsequent purported ratifications were also not in accordance with the articles. Also, the companies law encompasses european directives, international treaties and other regulations. Airport hong kong is a major international and regional aviation. Just as onesizefitsall clothing never fits anyone quite right, the free model articles are unlikely to be perfect for your company without extensive additional work. All the foundation fees from new members and the profit of the company in each fiscal year shall be parts of the fund. The companies ordinance chapter 32 private company limited by shares articles of association reprinted on 3rd march, 2004. Company limited by sharesuse sample articles of association, 19012020. Jan, 2014 the memorandum and articles of association are the fundamental constitutional documents of a hong kong company as they are required for a companys incorporation under the current companies ordinance cap. Schedule corporate practices model articles of association.
They define the scope of the business, the tasks, and operations that may be carried out by it, the duties and responsibilities of the company directors and many other issues. Local and non hong kong companies are registered here and deregistrations can also be performed. The hong kong companies ordinance chapter 622 of hong kong laws, hereafter the new co. In corporate governance, a companys articles of association is a document which, along with. New articles of association under the new hong kong companies. No requirement to amend articles the new co does not require existing companies to amend their articles of association. The companies ordinance chapter 32 company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital.1484 822 451 571 147 133 17 1195 99 758 1379 1226 28 956 854 1077 458 292 523 702 552 1019 56 640 555 57 181 976 456 1057 852 1155 856 864 1449 4 841 967 19 694 1275 813 1155 1375 134