how can overseas companies incorporate in Singapore

How Can Overseas Companies Incorporate in Singapore?

Why should I incorporate a company in Singapore? Singapore being an open economy and a major financial hub in the world is becoming more and more attractive to foreign companies to set up offices here. There are many reasons for relocating to Singapore, such as attractive…


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Can foreigners set up a Sole Proprietorship or Partnership?

We have received many inquiries from foreigners lately regarding setting up a sole proprietorship or partnership here in Singapore. So the question is can foreigners do so? In this article, we will answer that question. But first, we need to know what is a sole proprietorship…


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What is a Nominee Director?

Many clients have asked us, 'What is a Nominee Director and what does he or she do exactly? Do they have any legal rights over the company?'. In this article, we will answer this question in detail. Why do I need a Nominee Director (ND)? To answer this, we need to look at the…


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Why is it important to use Nominee Directors provided by your corporate secretary?

For foreigners who wish to start a company in Singapore, there are a few regulations to follow. Here is a guideline to do so. One important aspect is getting Nominee Directors. What exactly is the role of the Nominee Directors (NDs)? As shared in the guideline earlier, the law…


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外国人在新加坡成立公司的指南

如果您是希望在新加坡成立公司的外国人,则本文将是您的指南,向您介绍整个过程和要求。 在开始之前,重要的是要考虑可用的各种公司结构。 身为外国人,您可以考虑通过股份公司或合伙企业的免税私人有限公司来开展业务。 在今天的文章中,我们将重点讨论建立股份公司免税私人有限公司的要求和步骤。 1.确定公司名称 首先确定适合您公司的名称。避免使用有争议的词,例如名人或国家与地区的名称或任何可能侵犯他人商标的名称。这样做可能会导致拒绝或延迟批准,从而反过来会延迟您的公司成立和运营所需的时间。…


Foreigners’ Guide To Setting Up Company In Singapore

Foreigners’ Guide To Setting Up Company In Singapore

If you are a foreigner looking to set up your company in Singapore, this article will walk you through the process and requirements. Before you get started, it is important you consider the various corporate structure set up available. As a foreigner, you can consider setting up…


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Entrepass: A Visa Program For Foreigners Setting Up Business In Singapore

As a foreigner, if you are looking to set up a business in Singapore, you can apply for Entrepass which allows you to stay in Singapore while running the business. It is a visa program for foreigners. In this article, you will get a general understanding of how it works and how…


Private Limited Company or Sole Proprietorship in Singapore

Should I Set Up A Private Limited Company or Sole Proprietorship in Singapore?

In my last article, I blogged about the pros and cons of having a private limited company versus a limited liability partnership in Singapore. And recently I received an email enquiry from someone asking if it's better for her to set up a sole proprietorship or a private limited…


外国人在新加坡成立新公司流程

外国人在新加坡成立新公司流程解说

新加坡是在亚洲一个非常开放的经济体。新加坡政府也非常积极的欢迎外国企业到本地来开创业务。由此可见,外国人预想到新加坡开启新公司是件相对简单的事。 以下让我为大家简单的介绍流程:   设立公司所需人物条件 在新加坡,外国人是可以持有公司100%的控股权的。需要至少一个股东 (shareholder)。这股东可以是自然人或是公司。 有了股东,接下来公司必须列定董事…


Private Limited Company or Limited Liability Partnership In Singapore

Is It Better To Set Up A Private Limited Company or Limited Liability Partnership In Singapore?

I often get asked by clients if they should set up a private limited company (Pte Ltd) or limited liability partnership (LLP) to run their business. While I will not say 1 corporate structure is superior over the other, for most people, having a private limited company structure…