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 How to register a company in Switzerland  
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How to register
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There are two legal forms of commercial activity in Switzerland - the joint-stock company / corporation (Aktiengesellschaft) and the limited liability company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung).
Foreign individuals or companies are entitled to choose any of these forms of business that best suits their needs. The day-to-day management of these companies is possible either directly or via professional management companies, such as MB GROUP SWITZERLAND AG.
 
Stock Corporation
 
Joint stock company or corporation (German abbreviation AG, French abbreviation SA) is the most widespread type of company in Switzerland. Foreign companies often choose this legal form for their Swiss subsidiary.
100,000 Swiss francs of registered capital, of which 50,000 francs must be deposited at the moment of incorporation, required.
 
The term “offshore” is not used in Swiss legislation, however, there are a number of specialized forms of the basic Stock Corporation, which offer tax-privileged operation, equivalent to that usually obtainable in offshore jurisdictions:
  Holding company
  Domiciliary company
  Mixed company
  Service company and some others
Registration of AG –
CHF 2,900

 
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Limited Liability Company
 
A limited liability company (German abbreviation GmbH, French abbreviation Sarl) is a legal entity, in which one or more individuals or companies come together in a new company. The company’s liability is limited to the amount of the registered capital that must be at least 20,000 Swiss francs.
Registration of GmbH –
CHF 2,500

 
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The process of establishing a limited liability company is less expensive and less complicated than establishing a corporation. The GmbH form of business is preferred over the AG by small and medium-sized companies.
 
Formal requirements
 
In order to create a company in Switzerland, only one founder / shareholder is required, who can be individual or company, of Swiss nationality or not, and residing in Switzerland or not.
In other words, for the founders / shareholders, nationality and residence is not an issue.
 
As far as the board of directors is concerned, the rule is that at least one member of the board of directors must reside in Switzerland, regardless of his/her nationality.
Accordingly, a joint stock company can have only one board member, who resides in Switzerland.
 
We are here to help you succeed in Switzerland. You can benefit from our experience in setting up foreign-controlled companies under Swiss jurisdiction and from our extensive knowledge in local rules and regulation.

 
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