The Marshall Islands Association law 2010 governs company law for Limited Liability Companies and Corporations in the Marshall Islands. You will find below the key extracts from the Marshall Islands Association law 2010 along with the full act.
the name of a domestic or authorised foreign corporation shall:
Every domestic corporation or foreign corporation, partnership, trust, unincorporated association or other entity authorised to do business in the Republic, or foreign maritime entity shall designate a registered agent in the Republic upon whom process against such entity or any notice or demand required or permitted by law to be served may be served. The agent for a corporation having a place of business in the Republic shall be a resident domestic corporation having a place of business in the Republic or a natural person, resident of and having a business address in the Republic.
The articles of incorporation shall set forth:
Every corporation shall have power to issue the number of shares stated in its articles of incorporation. Such shares may be of one or more classes or one or more series within any class thereof, any or all of which classes may be of shares with par value or shares without par value, and may be registered or bearer shares, with such voting powers, full or limited, or without voting powers and in such series and with such designations, preferences and relative, participating, optional or special rights and qualifications, limitations or restrictions thereon as shall be stated in the articles of incorporation or in the resolution providing for the issue of such shares adopted by the board of directors pursuant to authority expressly vested in it by the provisions of the articles of incorporation.
The articles of incorporation may prescribe special qualifications for directors. Unless otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation, directors may be of any nationality and need not be residents of the Republic or shareholders of the corporation. Directors of a resident corporation shall be natural persons. Non-resident corporations may appoint or elect directors which are corporations.
(1) An action may be brought in the right of a corporation to procure a judgment in its favour, by a holder of shares or of voting trust certificates of the corporation or of a beneficial interest in such shares or certificates.
(2) In any such action, it shall be made to appear that the plaintiff is such a holder at the time of bringing the action and that he was such a holder at the time of the transaction of which he complains, or that his shares or his interest therein devolved upon him by operation of law.
(3) In any such action in the Republic, the complaint shall set forth with particularity the efforts of the plaintiff to secure the initiation of such action by the board or the reasons for not making such effort.