This document is a guide to the words and phrases that cannot be used when naming corporations.
The use of certain words or phrases as the name of a corporation is prohibited. This document contains a summary of legislative provisions governing these prohibitions.
In particular, this document includes the various names prohibited under the Corporations Regulations 2001 (Cth), and identifies various state-based laws that also contain prohibitions.
This document has been authored for Lexis Nexis by Jane Garber-Rosenzweig, Principal, Gable Lawyers.
This document is prepared with the assistance of Specialist Editor Stephen Newman, Executive Counsel, Ponte Earle