On 17 June 2019, the Companies Registry issued External Circular No.2/2019 to announce that the Non-Hong Kong Companies (Disclosure of Company Name, Place of Incorporation and Members’ Limited Liability) Regulation (Cap.622M) (the “Regulation”) will come into operation on 1 August 2019.

The Regulation re-enacts the existing provision of section 792 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) and aligns the disclosure obligations of non-Hong Kong companies with those of Hong Kong companies. Detailed requirements for a non-Hong Kong company on display of its name and place of incorporation, the disclosure of members’ limited liability and related matters are set out in the Regulation.

The requirements of Regulation are summarized at the Annex to the Circular, please view from here.

Eva Lo


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