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All enterprises are listed in the commercial register - Registre de Commerce or the commercial courts - Administration de L´enregistrement et des domaines. Articles of incorporation must be published in the official gazette.
All limited companies (SA, SARL) and limited partnerships (SCA) are required to file annual financial statements containing:
Records are filed at one of the Commercial Courts. Whilst companies must file and publish their annual accounts, the annual reports do not need to be published or submitted to the Registry as long as they are open to public inspection at the company´s headquarters and a free copy is available.
Small companies are only obliged to file an abridged balance sheet and their accounts do not have to be audited.
Medium-sized companies are not compelled to disclose their turnover and may file abridged profit & loss accounts, balance sheets and notes to the accounts.
The reports are updated on a daily basis and include, where available:
Copies of original legal documents filed at the company registry. Documents are in the official local language and certified translations can be arranged if required. Please contact us to order documents.
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