A Limited Liability Partnership is owned by a Singapore resident, with foreigners and corporations allowed only with the appointment of a local manager. A Private Limited Company can be 100% foreign or locally-owned but a minimum of one Singapore Resident Director is required. A Limited Liability Partnership has no cap…Read More
Company Incorporation FAQs / Corporate Structures
The following types of business entities are available to entrepreneurs keen on setting up a company in Singapore: Sole Proprietorship Partnership Limited Partnership Limited Liability Partnership Company – of which there are “private” and “public” companies To learn more about the features and benefits of each type of business entity,…Read More
The advantages of a Singapore Limited Liability Partnership are as follows: Separate legal entity, hence partners are not personally liable for losses or debts, or wrongful acts of other partners. However a partner is personally liable for claims against his personal wrongful acts or omissions Has perpetual succession. Any change…Read More
The task of running the company is given to the Managing Director(s). Shareholders can also but not necessarily be the directors of the company.
The share certificate constitutes proof of share ownership. Persons owning shares in a company are called “shareholders”. To find out more about how a share certificate is issued, when it’s issued and who holds the share certificate, please refer to our Guide on Share Certificates for Singapore Companies.
For individuals who represent foreign companies, you can have a private limited company (limited liability corporation) (including a subsidiary), a branch office or a representative office, depending on your requirements. View this comprehensive comparison table of Branch Office vs Subsidiary Company vs Representative Office to get a better idea of…Read More