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What Are The Memorandum & Articles Of Association?

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The Memorandum & Articles of Association is a set of two documents, which in Australia is the same as what is now known as a company constitution.

You don't hear about them much these days, but Companies incorporated in Australia before 1 July 1998 were required to have these 2 documents, until it was replaced by the single constitution. You might find that old companies incorporated before 1 July 1998 still maintain their Memorandum & Articles of Association.

Tomoyuki Hachigo  
Tomo is the co-founder of Sprintlaw and a commercial lawyer with a broad range of legal experience. Before starting Sprintlaw, he was an M&A lawyer at a top-tier law firm advising businesses of all sizes from large corporates to startups.

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