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Unformatted text preview: 从从从从从从从从从从从从从 Only law firms (solicitors and barristers) are forbidden to Form limited companies in HK 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 c.从从从从 Limited Company (从从从从从从从从从 can search at the Companies Registry www.icris.cr.gov.hk) Note: (从从从从从 Companies Registry 从从从从从从从 公公 < 公公 公公 > 公 从从从从, 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 从从从从从The Companies Registry contains registration particulars of limited companies only, pursuant to the Companies Ordinance, but not those of sole proprietorships and partnerships. These two business vehicles may be searched at the Business Registration Office of the Inland Revenue Department. (从从从从从 公公 从 CPA 公公 need independent audit by outside certified public accountants CPA). A limited company is a separate legal person. The company’s liability is separate from those of shareholders’ personal liabilities. eg. ABC Ltd signs a contract with you to order goods. If ABC Ltd does not pay up, you can only sue ABC Ltd. Only the company is liable to pay you. Its shareholders are not personally liable at all. 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从ABC 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 There are three kinds of limited companies. 从从从从从从从从从 i. 从从从从 Private Company (limited by shares: 1**从 50 从从从 1-50 shareholders) 从从从 公公公公公 , 从从从从从从从从从从从从 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 Audited accounts are not open to the public because there is no place in HK where these accounts must be registered and then become open for inspection. * 公 13.2.2004 公公公 This change commenced on 13.2.2004. ii. 从从从从 Public Company 从从从 公公 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 公公 从从从从从从从 (s.109)从从从从从从从从从从从从从 50 从从从 (从从从从从从从从从从 从从从从从从从从从从 2 从从从) Audited accounts are registered at the Companies Registry with the company’s Annual Returns. Thereafter they are open to public inspection. If limited by shares, must have more than 50 members (Note: a company limited by guarantee is a public company. Minimum 4 2 members.) iii. 从从从从 Listed Company 从从从 公公 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 公公 从从从从从从从 (s.109)从 Audited accounts are registered at the Companies Registry, together with the company’s Annual Returns. Thereafter they are open to public inspection....
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