Overview of an Open a Company Bank Account
What is an Open a Company Bank Account?
A Directors’ Resolution for Bank Account Opening is a resolution required to be passed by the directors of a company to open a company bank account.
There are two options when using a Directors’ Resolution for Bank Account Opening:
- if a meeting of the board of directors to pass this resolution is chosen, it is necessary to record the minutes of this meeting and therefore a Board Minutes for Bank Account Opening is required; or
- if the board resolution can be passed by way of a written resolution, a Board Resolution for Bank Account Opening may be used.
Key points included
- Details of the company;
- Details of the meeting (if using Board Minutes);
- Date of passing the resolution;
- Name of the bank where the account is being opened;
- Authorised individuals who may use and operate the bank account; and
- Whether joint signatories are required for any specific transactions.