One of the mandatory post-incorporation requirements, according to Malaysia Companies Act 2016, is appointing a company secretary within 30 days after receiving the Certificate of Incorporation from Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM).

Legal Requirements:

  • at least 18 years old
  • resident of Malaysia
  • licensed by the Registrar of Companies
  • registered under Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • registered Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA)
  • registered with Malaysian Bar

Company Secretary Services

In addition to the above basic qualifications, a company secretary in Malaysia must also be someone who possesses the following professional and personal qualities. A Company Secretary Services Provider can be of assistance to companies that are seeking fully qualifed and experienced Company Secretary KL or JB.

Professional and Personal Qualities:

  • knowledgeable in company law and governance
  • adept at processing and vetting high volumes of related information
  • good eye for detail, detecting possible discrepancies in documents
  • able to work well and coordinate with people at all levels
  • strong written communication skills
  • trustworthy and responsible