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.

Capital increase in cash

The completed file allowing for the modifying formality at the Register of Trade and Companies (RCS) linked to the increase in capital (in cash) must be filed within the month of the legal instruments so deciding (Article R. 123-66 of the Commercial Code) either:

  • at the competent Commercial Formality Centre (CFE); or
  • directly at the registry office of the commercial courtin application of Article R. 123-5 of the Commercial Code (procedure known as "Article 3" of Decree No. 96-650 of 19 July 1996).

Preliminary steps

Deposit the funds in the bank, as applicable.

Convene an extraordinary general assembly deciding upon the increase in share capital.

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

Documents to be attached to the file

Legal instruments to be produced by annex to the RCS

A copy of the legal instrument recording the effectuation of the capital increase, stamped and registered by the tax office.

An updated copy of the articles of association, dated and 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 publication of the notice of the modification in a journal of legal announcements.

Prices

Enclose a cheque for 205.50 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)

VAT

INPI

BODACC

€65.00

€13.00

€11.80

€115.70

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).

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Type Title Document name Download
Useful information Journals (non-exclusive listing) authorised to publish judicial announcements Télécharger
Modification M2 Printed Forms Télécharger
Document template Power of attorney template Télécharger
Useful information Legal announcements published in the BODACC Télécharger