APAC corporate secretarial newsletter 2023 vol.1

APAC corporate secretarial newsletter 2023 vol.1

6 January 2023 

Key highlights:

  • Australia
    • Director Identification Numbers
  • China
    • Inspection service of individual income tax payment certificates for the registration of equity transfer
  • Hong Kong
    • New inspection regime to enhance privacy rights of directors and other officers under the Companies Ordinance
  • India
    • Appointment and Qualification of Directors
    • Removal of Names of Companies from the Register of Companies
    • NFRA Amendment Rules 2022
    • Companies (Incorporation) Third Amendment Rules 2022
    • Amendment of the Companies (CSR Policy) Rules, 2014 of the Companies Act, 2013
    • Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Amendment Rules, 2022
    • Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Third Amendment Rules, 2022  
  • Indonesia
    • Indonesia Omnibus Law
  • Japan
    • Electronic Book Preservation Law
    • Civil Code
    • Companies Act and Commercial Registration
    • Immigration
    • Use of technology and telecommunications
    • Overtime regulations
    • Invoice system
  • Malaysia
    • Revised Guidelines on Company Names
  • Philippines
    • Company Formation: Update on the concept of “Doing Business”
    • Revised Corporation Code
    • Modes of Entry
    • The Foreign Investments Act
    • The Retail Trade Law
  • Singapore
    • Changes to rules for foreigners aiming to work in Singapore from Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
    • New requirements to strengthen corporate governance regime and bring closer alignment with international standards
  • Taiwan
    • Amendments to Provisions of the Regulations Governing Taxation Registration related to Companies
  • Thailand
    • Changing company information through the DBD e-filing system
    • Amendments to provisions of the Civil and Commercial Code related to limited companies


APAC corporate secretarial newsletter 2023 Vol.1