Commercial law

Encompassing the rules aimed at regulating the organisation and performance of market operators, as well as the framework and scope of their operations.

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Commercial law

Dret mercantil

In the field of commercial law, in accordance with specific legislation, in particular the Legislative Decree of 5-12-2018 on the revised text of the law on limited and limited liability companies, all corporate aspects are covered (Official Gazette of the Principality of Andorra):

01.

Constitution and dissolution of companies

Constitution and dissolution of companies with their own legal personality, limited companies or limited liability companies.

Constitution involves the creation of a company and the establishment of its basic elements, such as its purpose, address, initial capital, legal system, the liability of its shareholders and administrative system. Dissolution, for the reasons provided for by Law or the Articles of Association, initiates a period of liquidation, and can simultaneously entail its closure, with the attribution of the resulting equity to the shareholders in proportion to their share in the social capital.

02.

Sale of stock and shares

Contracts for the transfer of ownership of the rights over the shares of a joint stock company or the holdings of a limited company.

03.

Appointment of administrators

Being the person who, individually or jointly with other persons, represents a company and carries out activities related to its corporate purpose.

04.

Commercial powers and legitimations

In relation to notarial documents of representation and acts that involve the authorisation of a person to represent a company in court or any other act.

05.

Increases and reductions in capital

Certification of the increase or decrease of share capital distributed among stock or shares initially contributed by partners or shareholders.

06.

Mergers, acquisitions and demergers of companies

A merger involves the voluntary unification of one or more companies to create a single new company with an independent legal personality.

A merger may be by absorption and entails one or more companies being closed down and the whole and universal transfer, without liquidation, of all their assets and liabilities to another existing company that maintains its personality and assumes all rights and obligations of the absorbed companies. A demerger consists of the separation of one or more parts of the assets of a company with them being transferred wholly and universally, without liquidation, to another or other existing or newly created companies, which assuming all the rights and obligations resulting from the separated assets.

07.

Statutory modifications

Documentation of modifications, corrections or updates to a company’s articles of association.

08.

Notarial minutes of companies’ general meetings

Whereby the notary, present in the place of the act, confirms the veracity or certainty of the same as witnessed by him at that time.

09.

Registration as public deeds of social agreements

A notary registers as a public deed the document containing social agreements, thus authenticating its legality.

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    Location

    The Notary is located in an office and building adapted for access of people with reduced mobility. In addition, it is located in an area of Andorra la Vella where there are several public car parks very close by.

    NB-markerPrat de la Creu street 36, 2nd floor
    AD500 Andorra la Vella-Principat d’Andorra

    Opening hours

    From Monday to Thursday
    From 09:00 h to 13:00 h
    From 15:00 h to 19:00 h

    Fridays
    From 09:00 h to 14:00 h
    From 15:00 h to 18:00 h

    Fridays June to August
    From 09:00 h to 15:00 h