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04 Jun
French Company Registration
French Company Registration – Which Form to Choose To register a limited liability company in France, you must first determine which company form you would like to choose. Indeed, French law provides for three types of limited liability companies: a SARL (“société à responsabilité limitée”), which a simple to operate however a little...
01 Apr
Corporate Income Tax in France
Corporate income tax in France mainly concerns the profits of certain companies and legal persons domiciled in France. Determination of profits taxable at corporate income tax rates in France In application of the provisions of I of article 209 of the French Tax Code (“ Code Général des Impôts ”) relating to the rules of territoriality,...
04 Oct
Posting of workers - secondment of employees - to France
Pursuant to article L. 1262-1 of the French Labour Law Code, an employer established outside France may temporarily post workers on the French territory, provided that there is an employment contract between said employer and the employees, and provided further that the employment relationship between the employer and the employees continues...
12 Feb
Call option agreement (French business law)
A call option agreement, or simply labelled a call, is a contract entered into by a potential purchaser of company shares or securities (the “ Purchaser ”) with the holder of such securities (the “ Seller ”), whereby the Seller undertakes to sell to the Purchaser all or part of its securities if the Purchaser so requires. Whereas the Purchaser...
09 Mar
Share capital contributions (SARL)
The share capital of a SARL may be contributed in cash or in kind (by the contribution of assets). The amount of share capital must be indicated in the company’s bylaws, as well as on all documents issued by the company, such as contracts, letters, invoices, advertisements, etc. Cash contributions Only an amount corresponding to 1/5th of the...
18 Feb
Incorporation of a French company - bylaws
The bylaws (also called articles of association) are the constitutive documents of a French company. They are binding on all shareholders and directors of the company, both present and future. Any director or shareholder of the company acting in breach of the company bylaws may incur responsibility and be obliged to indemnify the company and,...
18 Feb
Incorporation of a French company - choice of the appropriate company form
French corporate law provides for several types of French companies. Commercial companies are ordinarly incorporated in France under the form of a French SAS (" société par actions simplifiée "), a French SARL (" société à responsabilité limitée ") or a French SA (" société anonyme "). When incorporating a French company, its legal form (SAS,...
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