Significant Controllers Registry Compliance

WHAT IS THE CONTENT OF SIGNIFICANT CONTROLLERS REGISTER?

Marketing COMPANY SECRETARIAL

After identifying the significant controllers in your company, you should enter the content into a Significant Controllers Register, keep it up-to-date, and make it available for inspection. It is important to note that certain details must be included in SCR: • The ‘required particulars’ of every significant controller of the company. The ‘required particulars’ include name, nature of control over the company, …

DBS XERO

HOW TO CONNECT DBS ACCOUNT WITH XERO

Marketing ACCOUNTING & AUDITING

If you are using a DBS account, you can link your account to XERO and have your transactions to be reconciled automatically every 24 hour. This way, you can check your invoices’ status to see whether payment has been received or not on your DBS Account. To connect your DBS account, you should: 1. In the Accounts menu, select Bank Accounts, then …

THE PERSONALITY TRAITS THAT ENTREPRENEURS MUST HAVE

Marketing INCORPORATION

Entrepreneurship is challenging. Here are five personality traits that you should develop in order to be ready to start and grow your business. Passion Entrepreneurs themselves are the heart of the startup company! Their passion and enthusiasm for work will motivate the rest of the team and drive the company to success. Building a business takes a lot of time …

Companies Registry

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRADEMARK REGISTRATION AND COMPANY REGISTRATION

Marketing INCORPORATION

Under Hong Kong law, there are subtle differences between Trademark Registration and Company Registration, for example, whether Company Registration protects brand or business names. In this blog, we are going to address the differences between the Companies Registry and Company Registration, and how Trademark Registration is different. The most important difference is that Company Registration is not an indication of trademark rights. In …

JOIN THE HONG KONG ENTREPRENEUR DAY @ HKTDC

Marketing EVENT

The 10th annual Hong Kong Entrepreneur Day will be held from the 17th of May to the 18th of May in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. It is free and open to the public. At this fair, visitors can find start-up opportunities and support services made for Hong Kong start-ups. In addition, there are many events to help …

GOODS AGREEMENT

What is the Procedure for Setting up a Representative Office?

Marketing INCORPORATION

Set up a Representative Office First, the company must complete the registration procedure with the Companies Registry within 1 month of the establishment of the place of business. Also, they must register with the Business Registration Office of the Inland Revenue Department within one month of the commencement of business. Further, For more details about setting up a representative office, kindly …

Process Trademark

The process of registering a trademark?

Marketing INCORPORATION

The process of registering a trademark? Once the application for your trademark has been received, an examiner will process it according to code. The process is Application Deficiencies Checking Search & Examination Publication for Opposition Hearing Registration Time Required for the application is usually 6-8 months, so planning ahead here is key. For more information about process trademark, please feel …

Process Trademark

What is a trademark?

Marketing INCORPORATION

What is a Trademark? First and foremost, a trademark is a sign/symbol that distinguishes the brand of one business from the other. Furthermore, it can be words, indications, designs, letters, or any other defining characteristics. What is a sign? A sign as a trademark can be represented graphically.  Last, for more information about trademark, kindly contact us at sales@centreo.hk or call …