Explain the privileges which a private company has over the public company in respect of number of directors, issue of prospectus, allotment of shares and index of members

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Explain the privileges which a private company has over the public company in respect of number of directors, issue of prospectus, allotment of shares and index of members.
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State and explain any four privileges to a private company.


#2

1.Number of directors : Only two directors are required in case of a private company whereas a public company requires minimum three directors.
2.Issue of prospectus : A private company does not invite the public to subscribe to its share capital. Hence, it doesn’t issue a prospectus.
3.Allotment of shares : Shares of a private company can easily be allotted without receiving a minimum subscription. However, before issuing the shares to the public at large, a public company must receive j minimum subscription.
4.Index of members : There is no compulsion for a ( private company to maintain an index of members. However, it is necessary for a public company to maintain such an index.