Companies Commission of Malaysia

To Be A Top Tier Corporate Registry And Regulatory Authority

About Companies Commission of Malaysia

​The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) is a statutory body formed as a result of a merger bet​​​ween the Registrar of Companies (ROC) and the Registrar of Businesses (ROB) in Malaysia which regulates companies and businesses. SSM came into operation on 16 April 2002.
The main activity of SSM as a government ministry, is to serve as an agency to incorporate companies and register businesses as well as to provide company and business information to the public. As the leading authority for the improvement of corporate governance, SSM fulfils its function to ensure compliance with business registration and corporate legislation through comprehensive enforcement and monitoring activities so as to sustain positive developments in the corporate and business sectors of the Nation.

SSM is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the following legislation:

Companies Commission of Malaysia Act 2001
Companies Act 2016 (Act 777)
Interest Schemes Act 2016 (Act 778)
Registration of Businesses Act 1956 (Act 197)
Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012​
Trust Companies Act 1949 (Act 100)
Kootu Funds (Prohibition) Act 1971 (Act 28​)
Any subsidiary legislation made under the Acts specified above such as:
Companies Regulations 2017
Interest Scheme Regulations 2017
Registration of Businesses Rules 1957​
Companies Commission of Malaysia (Licensing of Secretaries) Regulations 2017
Limited Liability Partnership Regulations 2012​


Jalan Stesen Sentral 5
Kuala Lumpur

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