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At RTA we aim to provide clients with information we deem of utmost importance to assist with general business management, but also focusing on necessary compliance measures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Companies Act No.71 of 2008 (“the Act”) and regulations as per the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (“CIPC”) stipulates requirements that each entity has to comply with.

Our Secretarial Division is responsible for various services which includes secretarial and related services:

Companies and Close Corporations services:

  • CIPC annual return submission
  • CIPC checklist submission
  • Name reservation
  • New company registration (including name reservation)
  • Company name change
  • Company year-end change
  • Change in registered address
  • Registration and amendments to the company MOI
  • Director/ Member amendments such as appointments and resignations
  • Close Corporation conversion to a Company
  • Appointments of auditor or change in auditor
  • Share administration including:
    • Updating and keeping of share registers
    • Issue and transfer of shares
    • Drafting relevant resolutions
  • Drafting of resolutions
  • Requesting Company documentation
  • Company/Close Corporation deregistration or liquidation

We will soon launch a compliance project with regards to important secretarial matters specifically keeping the latest amendments to the Companies Act and additional submission requirements to CIPC in mind, as per our recent communications. This will involve communications with clients obtaining the latest records as applicable as a “good housekeeping exercise”, also identifying necessary updates or missing information. Thereafter improvements will be proposed in relation to secretarial and related matters, with the aim to ensure compliance with the Companies Act No.71 of 2008 and CIPC.

Please reach out to us with regards to any questions or secretarial related needs.


This article is a general information sheet and should not be used or relied on as legal or other professional advice. No liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions nor for any loss or damage arising from reliance upon any information herein. Always contact your adviser for specific and detailed advice. Errors and omissions excepted (E&OE).