This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 8 June 2022 by Mr Tommy Wong and Ms Mira Mashor and moderated by Ms Jasmine Wong. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


All companies are governed by the provisions of the Companies Act 2016. Previously, under the Companies Act 1965, it was mandatory for companies to have a Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&A). Now under the Companies Act 2016, is it still necessary for companies to have a Constitution? What are the benefits of having a Constitution? Join us for this online talk where our speakers will discuss the necessity and advantages of having a Constitution.

Talk points:
● What is a Constitution?
● Requirements under the Companies Act 2016
● Necessity and advantages of a Constitution
● Differences between a Constitution and a Shareholders Agreement

Speakers: Tommy Wong (Senior Associate) and Mira Mashor (Associate)

Moderator: Jasmine Wong (Senior Associate)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

Company Constitutions: Are They Necessary?

10 July, 2022


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