Registration of Local Malaysian Company


Establishing a local company in Malaysia is subject to the provisions of the Companies Act 1965. Companies that can be incorporated are restricted to stocks and limited to limited companies and endless companies. A limited liability company is a general trading company in Malaysia.


A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a shareholder or member and other legal entity and another company. There are two types of limited liability companies. That is, companies limited by stock (personal liability of members is limited to the nominal value of the shares in the company) and limited company limited by guarantee. The member's personal liability is postponed and the association is determined by the amount stated in the amount. The member proposed to donate a certain amount for the company's debt.

The most common types of companies that foreign investors can trade are companies that are limited by stocks that may be private limited companies or public limited companies.

1. Private Co., Ltd.

Private Limited uses the term "Sendirian Berhad/SDN BHD" or as part of the company name. Sdn Bhd has the following five characteristics.

  • Minimum RM2 share capital of at least two clients.
  • Memorandum and Articles of Incorporation;
  • 50 or fewer members
  • At least two local directors.

Members' general votes can be passed by a majority (ie 51%) of the council and voted at the meeting. Specific resolutions are determined at 75% of the voting members and at the meeting, either directly or through face-to-face meetings.

2. Public Co., Ltd.

Public limited company is identified as "Berhad" or small form "Bhd" as part of the company name. Bhad. You may provide shares and debentures for public subscriptions. Stocks will be transferred freely. The inquiries listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLCS) must comply with all the guidelines and requirements issued by the Securities Commission of Malaysia and Bursa of Malaysia (Bursa Malaysia).

Limited Liability Partnership

The Limited Liability Partnership (ALP) is an alternative commercial vehicle that collects the benefits of partnerships with limited liability companies. LLP provides the flexibility and freedom to choose the best business structure for small businesses and professionals to meet the needs and needs of their business models.

LLPs can be created by two or more individuals or legal entities. LLP partners enjoy limited personal responsibility and conduct business activities through an independent legal organization. LLP Malaysia is not a non-taxable organization for tax purposes, and its benefits may be the benefit of some tax plans because they are taxed on the individual's personal income.

You can register for LPP SSM applications. The application must provide the name of the LPP, the nature of the proposal, the registration address, partner details, and other related documents. The registration fee is RM500 (approx. USD 115).

Unlimited Liability Business

Individual entrepreneurs and companions T have unlimited personal liability for all debts and obligations of the business. However, only Malaysian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to become sole proprietors or partners under Malaysian law.

Read Also: Licensing Requirements for Doing Business in Malaysia

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