Shareholders’ Special Resolution for Change of Name


Shareholders’ Special Resolution for Change of Name

Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 0000777
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 02-27-2024
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Document Summary

This document records the decision of the shareholders of the company to change the company’s name. A change of the company’s name requires a special resolution, meaning that the decision must be issued by a majority vote of shareholders who own at least three-quarters of the shares represented in the general assembly meeting.


According to Article 12 of Federal Decree-Law No. 32 of 2021 on Commercial Companies the company may change its name to another name by virtue of a special decision issued by its general assembly and the like, as approved by the competent authority and as acceptable to the registrar. The change of the name of the company shall not prejudice its rights or obligations or the legal proceedings brought by or against the company. Any legal proceedings that have already been brought or initiated by or against the Company shall also continue in respect of the modified name of the company.


This document is intended for use in the United Arab Emirates.


This document is provided for reference only and is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice. Determinations about whether this document will be appropriate in your particular situation or jurisdiction should be made after consultation with a legal counsel. Kanoony will not assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this document.

Before Execution

  • The information on this front page or contained in the headers and footers of this instrument are for guidance purposes only.
  • Please delete this front page together with the information contained in the headers, footers, and the endnotes prior to circulating this letter. Where square brackets […] and highlights are used in the document, it indicates that there is missing or incomplete information which will need to be incorporated prior to signature.
  • Please remove the square brackets and all highlighting prior to signature.