Procedures Guide

The Procedures guide allows entrepreneurs and decision-makers to have a reliable, precise and up to date overview of legal procedures and measures concerning commercial formalities to be undertaken. It is broken down into 6 sections in which you can find information and documentation required for formalities with Registry Offices at the Commercial Courts.

Continuation despite net assets falling below half of the capital value

Preliminary steps

Convene an extraordinary general meeting deciding on pursuit of the activity despite the loss of more than half the share capital.

Publish a notice of the modification in a journal of legal announcements.

Documents to be enclosed

Legal instruments to be produced by annex to the RCS

A copy of the legal instrument approving pursuit of the activity despite the loss of more than half the capital, certified by the legal representative.

Supporting documents

The M2 printed forms duly completed and signed.

An original power of attorney from the legal representative if he or she has not signed the M2 printed forms.

A certificate of the publication of the notice of modification in a journal of legal announcements.

N.B. : this formality only concerns legal entities in receivership or benefiting from a continuation plan.


Attach a cheque for 89.80 euros

Cheques must be made payable to the relevant GREFFE DU TRIBUNAL DE COMMERCE, and attached to the application.

Cost breakdown for this formality

Registry office fees (including filing fees: €7.80)








Registry office fees: postage fees of extracts included. INPI: National institute of industrial property (paid by the registry office). BODACC: Bulletin Officiel des Annonces Civiles et Commerciales (Official Journal of Civil and Commercial Announcements) (paid by the registry office).