Friday, May 22, 2009

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Whether an entity which has objectives like “charitable or other not for profit objectives” would be able to set up under LLP Act?

No. The essential requirement for setting LLP is ‘carrying on a lawful business with a view to profit’.

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Difference between LLP & a Company

• A basic difference between an LLP and a joint stock company lies in that the internal governance structure of a company is regulated by statute (i.e. Companies Act, 1956) whereas for an LLP it would be by a contractual agreement between partners.
• The management-ownership divide inherent in a company is not there in a limited liability partnership.
• LLP will have more flexibility as compared to a company.
• LLP will have lesser compliance requirements as compared to a company.