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Transforming Objectives: Navigating the Modern Business Landscape

Transforming Objectives: Navigating the Modern Business Landscape

 "Change of Objectives: Seeking New Possibilities"


In the dynamic landscape of modern business, companies constantly evolve to adapt to emerging opportunities and challenges. As a company grows, new ideas and strategies emerge, leading to a natural progression of objectives. This necessitates official changes, often reflected in the Memorandum of Association (MoA), to align the company with its evolving mission and vision.


Change of Objectives: A Necessity for Growth

As your company expands, new ideas continuously emerge. Sometimes, the initial plans take a different turn as your company steps into new territories, introduces innovative products or services, or undergoes acquisitions. In such instances, it becomes imperative to officially change the company's objectives to reflect its evolving direction and mindset.

Several scenarios may prompt a change in objectives, such as venturing into new sectors, launching new products or services, or being acquired by another company. Even in cases where certain activities become obsolete or non-beneficial, adjusting the objectives becomes essential. Regulatory changes, whether legal or policy-related, may also necessitate adjustments to ensure compliance and avoid legal complications.


Understanding MOA & AOA in the Change Process

MOA & AOA Overview:

  • A Memorandum of Association (MoA) outlines how a company conducts its business, specifying its limitations, office location, and details about shares. On the other hand, Articles of Association (AoA) delineate the internal rules of the company, addressing matters such as the role of shareholders, the selection of directors, meeting protocols, fund allocation, and internal governance. These documents serve as the legal foundation for the company.


Object Clause in MOA:

  • The Object Clause in the MoA is a crucial section that defines the company's intended activities. It functions as a roadmap, indicating the specific business areas and future endeavours of the company. Any change in the company's focus or business activities requires an amendment to this clause, ensuring transparency for investors and stakeholders.


The Process to Amend Object Clause:

  • The amendment process involves convening a special general meeting (EGM) where shareholders decide on proposed changes. If 75% of shareholders consent, the proposed amendment is accepted. The company must then file Form MGT-14 with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) to officially register the change in the MoA.


Documents Required:

  • Essential documents include minutes of the board meeting, minutes of the EGM where the change was approved, copies of special resolutions passed by shareholders, modified MOA and AOA, and Form MGT-14. Additional documents, such as directors' consent letters, statements, and the current shareholder list, may also be requested.


Increase of Authorized Capital & Share Transfer: A Strategic Move

Empowering Financial Growth:

In the initial stages of a company, it relies on minimal funds. However, as it grows and aims to expand its business or undertake new projects, the need for additional capital becomes apparent. Increasing the authorized capital allows the company to raise more funds by issuing more shares. This strategic move not only strengthens the financial position but also enhances the organizational structure.


Process of Increase of Authorized Capital:

For a private limited company, the process involves examining the Articles of Association (AoA), conducting board meetings to discuss the proposed changes, and passing a resolution. If modifications to the AoA are necessary, an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) is convened, where shareholders' approval is sought. Subsequently, Form SH-7 is filed with the ROC to formalize the increase in authorized capital.


Document Required:

Crucial documents include notices of board and general meetings, resolutions, special resolutions, modified MOA and AOA, Form SH-7, minutes of board and general meetings, auditor's report, audited balance sheet, and payment of necessary fees and charges.


Share Allotment:

The allocation of shares follows a structured process, starting with determining the distribution as per the MOA and AOA. Interested parties apply for shares, and upon approval by the company, receive allocated shares. Each shareholder is then issued a certificate indicating their ownership. The company must inform the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) about the share distribution.

Share Transfer:

When shares are transferred from one entity to another, Form SH-4 must be filled out, providing details about the buyer and seller. Stamp duty is applicable, varying based on location. The form is then submitted to the company's board for approval. After board approval, the new owner's name is added to the company's register, and a new share certificate is issued.


How Neusource Startup Minds India Ltd. Facilitates the Process:

Neusource Startup Minds India Ltd. plays a pivotal role in assisting businesses throughout the registration, change of objectives, and capital restructuring processes. With a team of experts well-versed in legal and regulatory matters, Neusource ensures a seamless transition for businesses, making complex procedures more accessible.

Neusource provides end-to-end support in company registration, adhering to the legal requirements set by Startup India. Their expertise extends to trademark and brand registration, guiding businesses through the intricacies of intellectual property protection. With an online registration platform, Neusource simplifies and expedites the entire process, enabling businesses to focus on their core activities.



Embracing change is a fundamental aspect of thriving in the dynamic business environment. Companies must adapt to evolving market trends, seize new opportunities, and strategically manage their resources. The process of changing objectives and restructuring capital is not just a legal formality; it is a strategic move that positions a company for growth and success.

By understanding the legal frameworks, processes, and support available, businesses can navigate these changes effectively. Neusource Startup Minds India Ltd. stands as a valuable ally in this journey, streamlining the complex procedures and providing businesses with the necessary tools to thrive in the competitive business landscape

26 Feb

Bindu Soni
Bindu Soni

To start a new business is easy, but to make it successful is difficult . So For success, choose the best." Be compliant and proactive from the beginning and choose NEUSOURCE as your guidance partner.

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