Morocco has strengthened disclosure requirements, including increasing greater disclosure of company information in the annual accounts and reports. All accounting and reporting documentation must be submitted to the Commercial Register and is available for public inspection, this includes the auditors report.
As company incorporation agents our experience and relationship with the Morocco Centre Regional d'Investissement means we can obtain registry copies of company documents and conduct comprehensive Morocco company searches.
We can provide a Company Search, with the latest filed information from the Registre central du Commerce. The Moroccan registry is governed by Law No. 15-95, promulgated by Dahir No. 1-96-83 of 15 rabii 1417 from the Commercial Code 1996.
The contents of a company search report include the following:
The company search report will be ordered from the Registrar General and delivered by email in 5 -7 days.
The Centre Regional d'Investissement carry's out the following:
The Morocco Certificate of Incorporation is issued by the Morocco Centre Regional d'Investissement when a Moroccan company is incorporated, we can provide a registry copy of a Morocco company incorporation certificate which includes the company name, company number, date of incorporation and states that a company is registered.
Alternatively we can provide an electronic duplicate of a Morocco Certificate of Incorporation, delivered by email as a pdf.
Companies are required to produce and file an annual financial statement, filed with the Companies Registry. How detailed these accounts must be varies depending on the classification of the company - Generally, the financial statements should include a profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flow statement, explanatory notes and an additional information report.
Companies with an annual turnover of less than MAD 10,000,000 (€900,000) benefit from being exempt from the obligation to produce the additional information report.
We can provide latest Director's Report & Accounts for Moroccan Registered Companies. Company accounts filed at the Moroccan Companies Registry vary according to the classification of the company.
Companies registered in Morocco are not required to file annual returns.
A Certificate of Good Standing issued by the companies registry, confirms the company has a status of Good Standing with the registry and is up to date with the statutory filing requirements.
The certificate is provided from the Centre Regional d'Investissement Morocco with an official stamp, seal and signature of an authorised officer.
The Certificate of Existence and state of the company (copie des insriptions portées au registre) is the document which is similar to a Certificate of Good Standing.
There are two issues:
Morocco is not a signatory of the Hague Convention, so for costs of legalisation, you need to let us know for which country the document will be legalised.
We can provide copies of Morocco companies Memorandum of Association which includes, the company name, registered office, registered agent, business activities, share capital the company is authorised to issue, objects and powers of the Morocco company.
Company Articles of Association are a statutory company document which form the company's constitution and internal rules under which the Morocco company will be run.
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