How do you transfer shares between directors?

How do I transfer shares from one director to another?

Step 1: Obtain share transfer deed in the prescribed format. Step 2: Execute the share transfer deed duly signed by the Transferor and Transferee. Step 3: Stamp the share transfer deed as per the Indian Stamp Act and Stamp Duty Notification in force in the State.

Do directors have to approve a share transfer?

Once a proper instrument of transfer (such as a stock transfer form) that has been executed and stamped has been delivered to the company whose shares are being transferred, the directors will either refuse or approve the registration of the transfer.

Can a director transfer shares?

Directors can approve transfers if they are granted this power in the articles of association. Otherwise, transfers must be approved by the existing members. Both the transferor and transferee should be given a copy of the stock transfer form. A share certificate should also be issued to the new shareholder.

How do I transfer ownership of shares?

You may see it referred to as form J30 or a share transfer form, but it means the same thing. The person selling the shares (often called the ‘transferor’) should complete their details on the stock transfer form, including their name and address as well as identifying the shares to be transferred, and then sign it.

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How do I transfer shares in a limited company?

You can transfer shares for a private limited company between new and existing shareholders provided that the relevant notice is issued. To transfer shares for a company you will need to obtain and complete a Stock Transfer Form.

On what basis can shareholder transfer shares?

Shares or debentures are movable property. They are transferable in the manner provided by the articles of the company, especially, the shares of any member of a public company. The transfer of securities is possible through any contract or arrangement between two or more persons.

Can directors refuse to register a transfer of shares?

The model articles for private companies limited by shares provide a general power. They state that the directors may refuse to register the transfer of a share, and if they do, the instrument of transfer must be returned to the transferee with the notice of refusal.

Can directors refuse to transfer shares?

(5) The directors may refuse to register the transfer of a share, and if they do so, the instrument of transfer must be returned to the transferee with the notice of refusal unless they suspect that the proposed transfer may be fraudulent.

When can directors refuse to register a transfer of shares?

The High Court said that the purpose of a power vested in the directors to refuse to register a transfer of shares was to protect the interests of a company’s shareholders as a whole. They should exercise that power honestly and in good faith, and not arbitrarily, capriciously, perversely, irrationally or unreasonably.

What are the rules for transfer of shares?

Meaning of Transfer of Shares

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The shares of a public company are freely transferable unless the company has a valid reason to disallow the same. The shares of a private limited company are not transferable subject to certain exceptions. A transfer deed is executed for the transfer of shares.

How do I transfer shares to a family member?

The owner must endorse the stock by signing it in the presence of a guarantor, which can be their bank or broker. There may also be a form on the back of the certificate, which relates to the transferring of ownership. After the certificate is complete, it will be rendered non-negotiable and becomes transferable.

Is there a charge for transferring shares?

There are no fees associated with transferring certificated shares.

What are the documents required for share transfer?


  • Income Tax PAN. Income Tax PAN of both transferee and transferor.
  • Passport Photo. Passport Photo of both the transferee and transferor.
  • Aadhaar Card. Voter ID Card of both the transferee and transferor.
  • Share Certificates. Original Share Certificates of the Transferor.