Company Registration in Pakistan

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For Company Registration in Pakistan, the Law recognizes a COMPANY, as a legal person which in its own rights,

New Companies Act 2013 is capable of owning property, making contracts, conducting litigation’s and also responsible for doing wrongs. When we look at these matters from practical angle, and at the way in which this artificial legal person functions; its corporate will is manifested, its decisions taken and its acts performed, we see that a company cannot do anything at all except through the human beings.

While registering your business as a private limited company in Pakistan (Company Registration in Pakistan, Company Formation, Company Incorporation in Pakistan) you should be aware, how a company functions?

  1. The business of a company is run and managed by its board of directors; which is headed by a Chief Executive.
  2. The companies appoint these officers as required by the Companies Ordinance, 1984.
  3. The Ordinance require the appointment of;
  •  at least one director and a company secretary for a single member company,
  • two directors for a private limited company, three directors for an unlisted public company and
  • seven directors and a company secretary for a public listed company registered in Pakistan.

4.  The director, or directors, must manage the company’s affairs in accordance with its memorandum and articles of association and the      law. Certain responsibilities apply to all directors, whether executive or non-executive.

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Company Registration in Pakistan:

Company is a legal entity formed  by a person or association of persons for lawful business activities registered i.e. Company Registration in Pakistan under the Companies Ordinance, 1984 (the ‘Ordinance’).

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The first step towards incorporation of a company (Company Registration in Pakistan) is to seek  the “availability of name” for the  proposed company from the  concerned registrar of companies. Although, it sounds simple enough, but there are certain prohibitions and restrictions, the applicant has to look into while choosing a name for a company. In this regard, it must be ensured that the name  chosen for the proposed company is neither inappropriate,  deceptive or designed to exploit or offend the religious  susceptibilities of the people, nor identical or closely  resembling with the name of an existing company.

Company Name Reservation

To seek  the “availability of name” from the concerned registrar of companies is first step Understanding the process of choosing an appropriate name for their company in order to save time and efforts for registering a company is necessary.

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Prohibitions of certain types of words in a company name, are given below:

Name availability is the first step towards Company Registration in Pakistan. Following words and phrases are not allowed to be taken as part of Company name while registering your Company / Business in Pakistan under Companies Ordinance, 1984.

Association

This word may be included in the name of companies to be established on grant of license by the Commission under section 42 of Ordinance or which are established as a Trade Organization under Trade Organizations Ordinance, 2007.

Benevolent/ Foundation

These words may be included in the name of companies to be established on grant of license by the Commission under section 42 of Ordinance.

Society

This word may be included in the name of companies if proper justification is provided 7

Fund

This word may be allowed in the name of company if the company will function as Non-Banking Financial Company under the license of Specialized Companies Division of the Commission or to public sector company on grant of license by the Commission under section 42 of the Ordinance.

Council

This word may be included in the name of companies to be established on grant of license by the Commission under section 42 of Ordinance. Moreover, this expression is also allowed to Sports Association and Professional Bodies.

Chamber of Commerce

This word may be included in the name of entities which are being formed as Trade Bodies under license under Trade Organization Ordinance, 2007, from Director General Trade Organization, Ministry of Commerce Government of Pakistan.

Authority/ Register/ Registered/ Co-operative/ Bureau/ Division

These words are not allowed

Trust

This word may be included in the name of REITs to be established on grant of license by the Specialized Companies Division of the Commission.

Assurance/ Assurer/ Insurance/ Insurer/ Re-Assurance/ Re-Assurer/ Re-Insurance/ Re-Insurer

These words may be included in the name of companies involved in Insurance, Assurance, Re-insurance and Reassurance business. Prior permission of Insurance Division of the Commission would be required at the time of Incorporation.

Board

This word may be included in the name of companies desirous to engage in the business of Paper &/or Board or to public sector companies.

Bahria/ Askari/ Fouji/ Fazaiya/ Cadet

This word may be included in the name of companies to be established by the relevant agency.

Banks/Banking Company

These words may be included in the name of companies on the basis of permission from State Bank of Pakistan undersection 8 of the Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962 and section 5(1) of Microfinance Institutions Ordinance, 2001.

Charter/Chartered

These words may be included in the name of companies having charter from the sovereign authority of the Federation and the Province.

Exchange/Bourse

These words are only allowed in the name of Stock Exchange, Commodity Exchange and Exchange Companies subject to NOC from relevant authority.

Familiar Trade Names

These words may be included in the name of companies only if NOC of familiar trade name user is provided or proper documentary evidence of ownership/use of trade name is furnished by the applicant.

Famous/ Distinct Personalities

These words may be included in the name of companies if proper justification and approval of relevant authority is provided.

Federation

This word may be included in the name of Sports Federations licensed under section 42 of Ordinance or trade bodies under Trade Organizations Ordinance, 2007.

Federal

This word is allowed in the name of company with the approval of the Commission, if the proposed company has a connection or any patronage with Federal Government.

Group

This word may be included in the name of companies if use of this word implies several companies under single corporate ownership and applicants have to provide evidence of subsidiary/associate relationship with two or more other Pakistani Companies.

Holding

This word may be included in the name of company which establishes that it qualifies to be a holding company as defined in Section 3 of the Ordinance i.e. the company has object clause showing its intention to act as holding company after incorporation.

Institution

This word may be included in the name of the public sector  companies

Investment

This word may be included in the name of Non-Banking Finance Companies, REITs and brokerage houses or any public sector financial institution or investment company.

Investment Finance, Investment Advisory, Leasing, Asset Management, Housing Finance

This word may be included in the name of Non-Banking Finance Companies.

Company Name Availability Guide:

This guide is intended for those persons who are desirous of forming a company and to help them in understanding the process of choosing an appropriate name for their company in order to save time and efforts for registering a company. (To know about the procedure of incorporation of a company, please go to Company Registration in Pakistan page).To study Company Name Availability Guide for Company Registration in Pakistan, click here.

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