OUR EXPERTISE
SPA CORPORATE SERVICES (PRIVATE) LIMITED is the secretarial arm of the firm. We provide corporate secretarial services to local as well as multinational companies. We counsel management teams, boards of directors, special purpose board committees and other clients on a myriad of corporate secretarial and other regulatory or ethical compliance matters. We not only help our clients understand the implications of the corporate requirements or challenges they face, but also help them develop strategies for compliance and avoidance of future problems. As a result, flexibility and creativity are essential to developing an appropriately customized strategy and plan for effective resolution of many situations.

Our overall services include:
Company Secretary
Every company in Sri Lanka is required to have a company secretary with the qualifications as laid down in the Statutes of Sri Lanka. As a company secretary of a company we attend to the following:
Board Meetings
Formulating agendas with the Chairman and/or the Chief Executive; attending meetings; taking and preparing minutes; maintaining minute books; certifying copies of minutes; and ensuring proper procedures are followed at the Board Meeting.
General Meetings
preparing notices of meeting; coordinating and obtaining internal approvals on documents to be circulated to the shareholders; attending meeting; taking and preparing minutes; certifying minutes; and ensuring proper procedures are followed.
Statutory Registers
Maintaining and updating of all statutory registers and books.
Statutory Returns
Preparing and filing of statutory returns with the Department of the Registrar of Companies.
Share Registrations and Shareholder communications
Attending to issue of shares whether by way of rights issues, sub division of shares or bonus issues, etc.; transfers and transmission of shares; and dealing with shareholder queries and requests.
Registration of companies
We handle registration of any type of company (limited liability, guarantee limited, etc.,) including registration of Overseas Companies in Sri Lanka and provide advice in relation to setting up an entity in Sri Lanka; search the availability of the preferred name and make reservation of name; prepare Articles of Association; preparing and filing all necessary forms for the incorporation; obtaining of the certificate of incorporation; arranging and obtaining the common seal and the rubber stamp.
Registered office address
Every company in Sri Lanka is required by Law to maintain a registered office in Sri Lanka and we provide our address to our clients.
Winding up of a company
We attend to striking off of a name of a company form the register of the Registrar of Companies and to advice and attend to voluntarily winding up of a company.

The Board of Directors of SPA CORPORATE SERVICES (PRIVATE) LIMITED is Mr. Sudath Perera (Chairman) and Mrs. Himani Perera.
Corporate Governance
Our expertise also extends to advising our clients on the importance of Corporate Governance. Over the past several years, the focus on corporate governance standards applicable to the corporate sector has increased dramatically and deficiencies in the area have been repeatedly highlighted in the media. Notwithstanding the presence of several fundamental standards and approaches to address many sensitive matters, we treat each corporate governance or compliance situation to be unique and assist our clients not only to understand the importance of following procedure but also to take into account ethical and moral obligations.

We regularly advise clients on a broad range of complex or sensitive governance or compliance issues, including:
Audit committee practices
Public disclosure regimes and officer certifications
Insider trading rules and procedures
Shareholder interaction and initiatives
Board structure, composition and processes
Fiduciary duties under corporate and other state laws
Stock market listing compliance
Codes of ethics or conduct and other related party transaction protocols
Overall corporate governance guidelines and compliance programs
All correspondence to SPA Corporate Services (Private) Limited should be addressed to:
SPA CORPORATE SERVICES (PRIVATE) LIMITED
No: 5, 9th Lane, Nawala Road, Nawala Sri Lanka
Tel No: + 94 11 7559944
Fax No: +94 11 7559948
Email : spalegal@sltnet.lk
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