Revised General Information Sheet (GIS) version 2016 to be Used Starting 2017

Philippines – The Securities and Exchange Commission on September 2016 issued a Memorandum Circular (MC) 16 series of 2016 requiring all corporations registered under the Commission to use a revised General Information Sheet (GIS) starting January 2017.

The respective revised GIS for 2017 for each type of corporation (Domestic corporation [stock/non-stock], Foreign Corporation, Branch Offices, Representative Offices, etc.) can be downloaded directly from the Securities and Exchange Commission website.

In the GIS, the Tax Identification Numbers (TIN) of the Board of Directors/Trustees, Officers and Stockholders of Domestic Corporations and Resident Agent and Officers in the Philippines of foreing corporations shall be indicated in a separate sheet designated as the TIN page;
In the NUF for foreign corporations, the TIN of Officers shall be accomplished in a separate sheet designated as the TIN page;
The residential addresses of the Directors/Trustees, officers and stockholders on pages 3 and 4 of the GIS for stock and non-stock corporations and Resident Agent and officers in the NUF for foreign corporations shall likewise be indicated in the TIN page; and
The Corporate Secretary’s Certificate of the GIS for Stock and Non-Stock corporations shall be stated in accordance with the prescribed format under the SEC MC 16 series of 2016.