| Share Capital of Hong Kong Companies |
The vast majority of Hong Kong companies are companies limited by shares. A company limited by shares is a corporation and like corporations in many other jurisdictions, the liability of a shareholder is limited to the amount unpaid on the shares held by that shareholder. In this article, for ease of reference, we refer to a Hong Kong company limited by shares simply as a "Hong Kong company"
| Naming a Hong Kong Company: Restrictions and Procedures |
The birth of a new business or the re-branding of an existing business invariably raises the question: "What should I name my business?". In today's world, often the answer will depend upon what domain name is available. However, beyond the issue of domain name, the business owner should consider whether his chosen name is the subject of a trademark registration and, if he chooses to incorporate his business, whether it is possible to register this name.