1. When do I need to hold my company’s first AGM?
A company must hold its first AGM or Annual General Meeting within 18 months after its incorporation. You will need to provide a profit and loss account for the period since the incorporation.
2. After my company’s first AGM, when do I have to hold my subsequent AGMs?
Subsequent AGMs must be held every calendar year, and the interval between each AGM should not be more than 15 months. The AGM can be held each year during your company’s Financial Year End, its incorporation date or its last AGM date.
3. Can I ask for an extension for my company’s AGM date?
Yes, you can.
Both private limited and public unlisted companies can apply online for an extension of time up to two months.
However, public listed companies cannot apply online. The application should be made in writing to the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). You must also get comments from Singapore Exchange. A copy of the Exchange’s reply must be submitted together with your application to ACRA.
4. What information do I need to provide during the AGM?
- You will need to provide a profit and loss account for the period since the preceding account.
- If your company is not listed on the Singapore Exchange, the account must be laid not more than six months before the AGM.
- If it is listed, the account must be laid not more than four months before the date of the AGM.
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