A Shareholders’ Resolution to Change Company Name is a written record of the company’s decision to change its name.
A Shareholders’ Resolution to Change Company Name is a special resolution (i.e. requires approval of more than 75% of shareholders attending and voting on the matter).
After using a Shareholders’ Resolution to Change Company Name, remember to file the relevant form to update the relevant government department or registry within the statutory time limit.
There are two options when using a Shareholders’ Resolution to Change Company Name:
- if a general meeting (i.e. a meeting of shareholders) is convened to change company name, use a Minutes of a General Meeting to Change Company Name; or
- if the company has only one shareholder or the shareholders choose to pass the resolution by way of a written resolution, use a Written Resolution to Change Company Name.
- Details of the company;
- New company name;
- Number of shareholders of the company;
- Names of shareholders signing the resolution; and
- Date of passing the resolution.