Business Start-Up FAQs

What are the Steps/Process for Company Formation/Incorporation in Pakistan?

The Steps to formation/incorporation of a company in pakistan are as follows; Seek Approval from the concerned ministry if special permission before incorporation/formation of a  company in Pakista is required Seek approval for the availability of the proposed name. File  a range of documents to the Registrar which varies from company to company depnding on whether it is a single member company, […]

Business Start-Up FAQs

What are the types of Businesses a person / company can start in Pakistan?

A person who intends to start/form a business in pakistan can work as any of the following given proper approvals and licenses are acquired by the individual/person : A sole trader A sole service provider A partnership (partnership can be from two members to twenty members) usuall  Doctors, Accountants and Lawyers An association not for profit A […]

FAQs Intellectual Property Legal Definations

What is an Intellectual Property Crime?

Intellectual property (IP) crime is a generic term used to describe a wide range of counterfeiting and piracy offences. Trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy are serious Intellectual Property crimes in Pakistan as around the world that: defraud consumers, threaten the health of patients, cost society billions of dollars in lost government revenues,foreign investments or business profits  violate […]

Business Start-Up FAQs

What areas are of particular concern to make your business success in pakistan?

Effective Planning with Prompt and decisive leadership having clearcut goals are the keys to success in any business and the same is the case in Pakistan. Pinpointing exactly every area is difficult as businesses vary  due to business nature, business leader , business size, business morals and so on. The following key points should be kept in […]

Business Start-Up FAQs Intellectual Property

What is the step by step process of establishing a business in Pakistan?

Business Startups in Pakistan require a host of corporate formalities which may vary due to Legal Person Involved : Individual , Partnership , Company or else. Residence status of the legal person: Non-residents may require more registrations and approvals to go through Business Sector: Service Industry, Manufacturing , non-profit and so forth. Many departments of […]

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M&M Exclusive

Masood & Masood (Corporate & Legal Consultants) has grown from a speck in Pakistan Legal and Corporate Consultancy firms to one of the most reliable law firms practicing in Pakistan. All this is attributable to the never ending effort and dedication with  which attorneys/lawyers/solicitors/consultants/accountants and advisors at Masood & Masood work. The aim to produce […]

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Kh. ZAHID AHMAD and others vs the State (2010 Y L R 526)

2010 Y L R 526  [Lahore]   Before Khawaja Muhammad Sharif, C.J. and Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry, J   Kh. ZAHID AHMAD and others—Petitioners   Versus   THE STATE—Respondent   Criminal Miscellaneous No. 9216/B of 2009, decided on 20th August, 2009.   Criminal Procedure Code (V of 1898)—   —-Ss.498—Penal Code (XLV of 1860), Ss.406/109—Criminal breach […]

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Muhammad Shafique Vs The State (2010 M L D 229)

2010 M L D 229  [Lahore]  Before Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry, J  MUHAMMAD SHAFIQUE—Petitioner  Versus  THE STATE—Respondents Criminal Miscellaneous No. 8747-B of 2009, decided on 7th August, 2009. Criminal Procedure Code (V of 1898)— —-S.498—Penal Code (XLV of 1860), Ss.419, 420, 467 & 471—Cheating, forgery and using as genuine forged documents—Pre-arrest bail, refusal of—In the present […]

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Zeeshan Jamil Vs Judge Banking Court Faislabad (2010 C L D 274)

 2010 C L D 274  [Lahore]  Before Umar Ata Bandial, J  ZESHAN JAMIL—Petitioner  Versus  JUDGE BANKING COURT, FAISALABAD and 2 others—Respondents  Writ Petition No. 8096 of 2009, decided on 9th July, 2009.  Financial Institutions (Recovery of Finances) Ordinance (XLVI of 2001)—  —-S.16(3)—Constitution of Pakistan (1973) Art.199—Constitutional petition—Obtaining property through finance lease—Taking over of possession of […]