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File : Incorporation on the Trade and Companies Register

Part 3

Consequences of incorporation

Consequences of incorporation

Incorporation constitutes presumption of establishment of individual commercial activities or the existence of a legal entity.

Legal scope of incorporation

With respect to physical persons, registration constitutes a presumption of establishment of a business corresponding to the registered activities.
Moreover, incorporation allows these people to gain the capacity of a trader and this, potentially, until proof of the contrary by third parties.
Moreover, this incorporation allows in principle for presumption that these people are not bound by an employment contract in performance of activities having led to incorporation on the Trade and Companies Register (RCS).

Towards companies, incorporation leads to recognitionof enjoyment of the use of a legal personality, in other words, legal existence.
Moreover, incorporation leads, subject to certain terms and conditions, for resumption of acts undertaken for the company being established, namely actions undertaken by company founders prior to incorporation, and therefore in the name and on behalf of the future company, with a sole view to preparing establishment and potentially the start of operations.

Incorporation of physical persons leads to enforcement on third parties (namely, leading or likely to lead to legal effects even with third parties) of their capacity as trader and incorporation of legal entities leads to enforcement on third parties of legal existence. More widely, incorporation in principle allowsfor enforcement on third parties of all actions indicated on the Trade and Companies Register and which would not be so if the physical persons and legal entities were not incorporated.

 

Justification of filing an application for incorporation and incorporation itself.

Even prior to incorporation, submission of an application with the competent authorities generates issue to the applicant of a receipt for creation of a valid company until notification of incorporation of the company without being able to exceed one month following issue thereof.
Once the company is incorporated, a kbis (company registration certificate) is issued, including the number of incorporation (namely the SIREN code for identification on the company register, as assigned by the INSEE), issued in several copies by the registry office at the Commercial court. A company registration certificate is issued to the sole trader in line with the same terms and conditions.

 

Find out more about the kbis (company registration certificate)

Cost of incorporation formalities

The cost of incorporation on the Trade and Companies Register includes fees to the registry office (including fees for issuing certificates) and VAT applicable to these fees.
In certain cases, additional fees may be invoiced at the time of incorporation, notably for formalities: purchase of businesses, management ease, contribution of funds and management mandate. This cost includes publication on the Bodacc and fees for the National Industrial Property Institute (INPI).