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Type of company

BC (Business Company)

Corporate suffixes

Corporation, Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Limited, Ltd., Societe Anonyme, Sociedad Anonima, SA, S.A.

Filing of accounts/annual returns

None

Local taxation

Does not apply

Types of shares

1.

Registered shares

2.

Bearer shares - with certain restrictions

3.

Shares of par value

4.

Shares of no par value

5.

Preferential (preference) shares

6.

Redeemable shares

7.

Shares with voting rights

8.

Shares without voting rights

Multiple classes of shares are also allowed

Maximum authorized shares (for minimum fee)

50'000 shares

Standard authorized shares

50'000 shares of no par value

Minimum issued shares

One share

Minimum number
of shareholders

One

Nationality/domicile
of shareholders

Any, incl. BVI

Public/government register of shareholders

None

Stamp duty on transfer
of shares

None

Minimum number
of directors

One

Nationality/domicile
of directors

Any, incl. BVI

Corporate directors

Yes

Public/government register of directors

None

Annual meetings
of directors/shareholders

No particular requirements/restrictions, incl. any form of electronic communication

Company secretary

No obligation to appoint

Nationality/domicile
of company secretary

Any, incl. BVI

Corporate company secretary

Yes

 

 
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