Liechtenstein Company Law
Trade Register in Liechtenstein
The Trade Register in Liechtenstein is a public register that keeps the record of the companies operating in the country.
The authority supervising the Trade Register is the Office of Justice of the Liechtenstein National Administration.
The functions of the Trade Register in Liechtenstein
The list below highlights the four main functions of the Liechtenstein Trade Register:
Company database: the primary function of the Register is to keep a record of the company’s existing in Liechtenstein
Company update: it is also the authority to handle any changes that may occur to during the functioning of a company
Company name database: the Register also records company names and once recorded here, the respective name may not be used by another legal entity
Issuing extracts: another function of the register is to issue extracts that specify company details in legalized or non-legalized forms.
One of the main functions of the Trade Register is to keep track of the important information of the companies registered in Liechtenstein:
- the legal name under which an enterprise has been opened
- the address of the registered office
- information regarding the representative board of the company (managing director, the board of directors, holders of proxy)
- the amount subscribed as the share capital, if any.