The Annotated Singapore Companies Act

The Annotated Singapore Companies Act provides invaluable section-by-section annotations to the Singapore Companies Act, Cap 50 throwing light on the application and interpretation of the provisions of the Act.

The high-quality annotations are insightful, practical and authoritative, enabling a confident understanding of the workings of the Act. The key terms and phrases in each section are explained by reference to local and foreign case law as well as academic writing.

This publication facilitates quick and easy research with the inclusion of cross-references from the provision being annotated to related provisions which work together with it.

The impact of the wide-ranging amendments brought in by the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014 as well as the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017, and the consolidation of the relevant sections on corporate rescue and insolvency with the Bankruptcy Act, Cap 20 into the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act, 2018 is covered to make this publication fully up-to-date.

Significant amendments to the Act, covered in this title:

1. Establishes a new regime to enable a foreign corporate entity to transfer its registration to Singapore

2. Simplifies the timelines for holding of an AGM and filing of returns and reduces regulatory burdens for companies

3. Introduces a new corporate vehicle through the Variable Capital Companies Act 2018 which serves as a structure for both open and closed-ended investment funds in Singapore.

4. Updated the previous edition with recent local and foreign cases from 2017 to June 2023.


Key features

1. Provides insightful annotations to the Companies Act

2. Includes amendments made by the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014 and the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 and the impact of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act, 2018

3. Prepared by an author with both broad academic and practical experience

4. Contains rich citation of local and foreign case law

5. Comprised of general overview, explanation of key terms/phrases, definitions, and cross-reference to related provisions

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