Officer of a company, statutory in most common law jurisdictions. The person or corporation responsible for acceptance of legal service and for complying with various statutory filing requirements.
The officer of a company responsible for ensuring that a company fulfils certain legal responsibilities.... more on: Company secretary
is an officer of the company and may also, but not necessarily, be a director. The Secretary as an officer of the company is responsible for its actions including the keeping and presentation of company books and filing at Companies House in good order.
a functionary who is solely responsible for carrying out finance, accounts, legal, administrative and personnel functions in addition to his/her secretarial duties
an Officer of the Company who has particular Statutory Duties in the Corporation
a statutory job
a vital link between the company and its board of directors, shareholders, government and regulatory authorities
A person who is elected and responsible for the administration and compliance of the RTM Company with Company Law. The Company Secretary can also be a Director.
Called the corporate secretary in the United States, this is the person charged with seeing that a company fulfils its legal obligations: that it registers in the proper way; holds formal board meetings as and when it should; and keeps its shareholders properly informed.
Irish companies require an individual (although corporate secretaries are allowed) over the age of 18 to act in the capacity of the Company Secretary. A company secretary occupies a pivotal position in an Irish company and has direct legal responsibility to maintain company records, file annual returns and/or carry out any other functions that may be elucidated within the Memorandum & Articles of Association.
appointed by the director/s. Is responsible for ensuring that the legal obligations of the company are met. In a public company they must be suitably qualified so will usually be a solicitor or an accountant. Can be a director and their general responsibilities are set by the directors though they have specific responsibilities laid down in legislation on filing documents.
All Companies must have a secretary who may not also be a sole director. The secretary is the chief administrative officer of a Company. It is his function to give effect to the decisions of the board of directors by drafting and signing contracts, drawing cheques on the Company's bank account, conducting correspondence and doing all such other acts as are necessary. He has no power to make decisions on the Company's behalf himself and so he acts outside his authority if he negotiates contracts or borrows money in the Company's name and the Company is not bound thereby. However, if the 'Articles of Association; (see definition) of the Company empower the directors to delegate their powers to any agent of their choice, they may delegate to the secretary, which is not uncommon especially when the secretary is also a director
The officer of a company who is responsible for maintaining certain official records, such as information relating to the company's share capital, directors and shareholders and for communicating with statutory bodies, such as the Registrar of Companies.
The company officer responsible under the Companies Act 1985 for keeping minutes of meetings, filing statutory forms and other administrative company law compliance issues.
The individual responsible for keeping the various records of the company such as minutes of board and general meetings and the various records which must be kept at the registered office. Individuals and officers of the company may be liable to a fine if the company is in breach of the provisions of the Companies Act which require information to be filed with the Registrar of Companies.
A Company Secretary is a senior position in a private company or public organisation. The role is also sometimes known as a Chartered Secretary. In the United States it is known as a Corporate Secretary.