Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) or
Companies Commission of Malaysia
The Companies Commission of Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia or SSM in Malaysia) is a statutory body which regulates companies and businesses. SSM, which came into operation on 16 April 2002, is a statutory body formed as a result of a merger between the Registrar of Companies (ROC) and the Registrar of Businesses (ROB) in Malaysia.
The main activity of SSM Malaysia 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 to sustain positive developments in the corporate and business sectors of the Nation.
SSM online (ssm e-info) is offering the public to purchase the financial information and profiles of all companies that registered with SSM Malaysia.
SSM Malaysia is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the
- Companies Act 1965 (Act 125);
- Registration of Businesses Act 1956 (Act 197);
- Trust Companies Act 1949 (Act 100);
- Kootu Funds (Prohibition) Act 1971 (Act 28);
- Any subsidiary legislation made under the Acts such as:
i. Companies Regulations 1966; and
ii. Registration of Businesses Rules 1957
Other useful information:-
1. Company Registration and Formation in Malaysia with SSM Malaysia
2. Pendaftaran Syarikat Baru dengan Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia
3. SSM Offices in Malaysia
4. SSM to add 48,000 new companies in 2011
5. Submission of Annual Return on time to SSM or face penalty
6. Companies growth in SSM from 2007 to 2009
7. The Companies Act 1965 & SSM
8. The Corporate Law Reform Programme of SSM
9. Company limited by shares in SSM