What are articles of association?

This article defines what articles of association are

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Articles of association form a document that specifies the regulations for a company's operations and defines the company's purpose. The document lays out key governance matters around meetings, decisions and powers granted to directors and shareholders among other provisions.

ADGM provides model articles that you can use unaltered or have amended if required.

Articles of association are often referred to as 'AoA' or 'Articles' for short.

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