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2008/0083(COD) Company law: publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies

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RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead JURI KAUPPI Piia-Noora (icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE)
Committee Opinion ECON SCHINAS Margaritis (icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE)
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
Treaty on European Union TEU 50-p2, TFEU 050-p2-ag

Events

2012/04/26
   EC - Proposal withdrawn by Commission
Details

As announced in Official Journal C 156 of 2 June 2012, the Commission decided to withdraw this proposal, which had become obsolete.

2008/12/12
   EC - Commission response to text adopted in plenary
Documents
2008/11/19
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2008/11/19
   EP - Decision by Parliament, 1st reading
Details

The European Parliament adopted, by 571 votes to 35 with 10 abstentions, a legislative resolution, amending the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC as regards publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies. The report had been tabled for consideration in plenary by Piia-Noora KAUPPI (EPP-ED, FI), on behalf of the Committee on Legal Affairs. Parliament supported the Commission's proposal and made certain amendments to clarify the practical implementation of provisions on the costs of publication and translation.

The main amendments – adopted in 1st reading of the codecision procedure – are as follows:

- in order to allow for a cost effective publication that provides users with easy access to the information Member States should make mandatory the use of a central electronic platform. Parliament stated that this platform should either contain all the information that is required to be disclosed or give access to this information in the company's electronic file in the Member States' registers. Member States should, furthermore, ensure that any costs charged to companies for such publication are included in a single fee, together with those, if any, that are charged for entries in the register.

- any existing publication obligations in Member States should not lead to any additional specific fees. This should not, however, prejudice the freedom of Member States to pass on to companies the costs connected with the setting-up and operation of the platform, including the formatting of documents, either by including those costs in registration fees or by demanding a mandatory periodical contribution from companies ;

- in line with the principle of subsidiarity, Member States may continue all other existing forms of publication, provided that they are well defined and based on objective conditions, particularly in the interests of legal certainty and information security and having regard to the availability of access to the Internet and national practices. Member States should cover the costs of such complementary publication obligations within the single fee.

- where a Member State requires certification, the translation shall be certified by a person so qualified in any Member State ;

- lastly, Members adopted a technical amendment in order to ensure a correct cross-referencing with the Second Company Law Directive (77/91/EEC).

Documents
2008/11/18
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2008/10/31
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
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2008/10/31
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading
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2008/10/07
   EP - Committee opinion
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2008/10/07
   EP - Vote in committee, 1st reading
Details

The Legal Affairs Committee adopted a report drafted by Piia-Noora KAUPPI (EPP-ED, FI), and amended the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC as regards publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies. Members support the Commission proposal and introduce some amendments clarifying the practical implementation of the provisions related to the publication costs and translation provisions.

The main amendments – adopted in the framework of the consultation procedure – are as follows:

- Member States shall ensure that companies are not charged a specific fee in respect of a publication on the central electronic platform or in respect of any additional publication obligation imposed by Member States relating to those documents and particulars. This provision shall not affect the ability of Member States to pass on to companies the costs in respect of the central electronic platform.

- the electronic platform should either contain all the information that is required to be disclosed or give access to this information in the company's electronic file in the Member States' registers;

- where a Member State requires certification, the translation shall be certified by a person so qualified in any Member State ;

- Member States may continue all other existing national forms of publication, provided that they are well defined and based on objective conditions, particularly in the interests of legal certainty and information security and having regard to the availability of access to the Internet and national practices. Member States shall cover the costs of such complementary publication obligations within the single fee. L astly, Members adopted a technical amendment in order to ensure a correct cross-referencing with the Second Company Law Directive (77/91/EEC).

2008/07/18
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2008/07/08
   EP - SCHINAS Margaritis (PPE-DE) appointed as rapporteur in ECON
2008/06/25
   EP - KAUPPI Piia-Noora (PPE-DE) appointed as rapporteur in JURI
2008/05/20
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading
2008/04/17
   EC - Document attached to the procedure
2008/04/17
   EC - Document attached to the procedure
2008/04/17
   EC - Legislative proposal published
Details

PURPOSE: to amend Council Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC as regards publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies.

PROPOSED ACT: Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council.

BACKGROUND: the European Council agreed, at its meeting on 8 and 9 March 2007, that administrative burdens on companies should be reduced by 25% by the year 2012 in order to enhance the competitiveness of companies in the Community. Company law has been identified as one area that contains a high number of information obligations for companies, some of which seem outdated or excessive. These information obligations need to be reviewed in order to reduce the burdens weighing on companies within the Community to the minimum that is necessary to ensure the protection of the interests of other stakeholders.

Under the First Company law Directive 68/151/EEC of 9 March 1968, companies need to publish, in the national gazettes, certain information that has to be entered into the Member States' commercial registers. This is, in particular, information about the company's foundation, later changes to this information and the annual accounts that have to be published on a yearly basis. In most cases, the publication in the national gazette entails additional costs for the companies without providing real added value in times where company registries make their information available online. The objective is therefore to remove any additional publication requirements in national law that cause additional costs to the companies.

Under Eleventh Company Law Directive 89/666/EEC of 21 December 1989, the proposal targets the translation requirements, in national law, for documents to be filed to the branch's register. When registering a branch, companies need to file certain information contained in their file also with the register of the branch. This often leads to a double cost for companies as they not only have to ensure the translation of certain documents into the language of the Member State where the branch is situated but also have to comply with sometimes excessive requirements for certification and/or notarisation of that translation. The objective is to reduce the costs for translation and certification to the minimum.

CONTENT: the proposed measures constitute a second series of actions and an overall programme aimed at reducing the administrative burdens on companies from 25% by the year 2010 (see also COD/2008/0084 ):

Amendment of the First Company law Directive : it sets a new minimum publication requirement on the basis of the alternative means of publication contained currently in Article 3(4) First Company law Directive. This minimum requirement takes account of the fact that the use of electronic means is becoming more and more common in all areas. The fact that the provision sets only a minimum requirement means that Member States have to provide for an electronic chronological access to the information but remain free to prescribe, in addition, the use of the additional means of publication (e.g. paper based national gazette, national or regional newspapers). However, the new second subparagraph of Article 3(4) clarifies that Member States have to make sure that the publication in any case does not lead to any specific fees being charged to the companies.

Amendment of the Eleventh Company law Directive : it maintains the current possibility, for Member States, to require the translation and certification of that translation with a view to certain documents concerning the company. It clarified that also the attestation pursuant to Article 2(2)(c) can be required in the language of the host Member State of the branch which in practice is already done by most Member States today. The second sentence then stipulates, however, that any such requirement shall be deemed fulfilled where a translation is submitted that has been certified by a person that, under the rules on certification in force in another Member State , is entitled to issue such a certificate. The attestations that have been issued in the language required by the Member State of the branch have to be accepted by the register in that state.

The proposal also clarifies that Member States, apart from the formalities described above cannot impose any other formal requirements. This provision covers in particular any requirements for notarisation of already certified documents or their legalisation, for instance by an Apostille under Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. It is, however, without prejudice to any rules requiring Apostille for the attestation on the existence of the company.

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Rapport Kauppi A6-0400/2008 - résolution #

2008/11/19 Outcome: +: 571, -: 35, 0: 10
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AmendmentsDossier
23 2008/0083(COD)
2008/09/18 ECON 12 amendments...
source: PE-412.255
2008/09/22 JURI 11 amendments...
source: PE-412.291

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  • date: 2008-04-17T00:00:00 type: Legislative proposal published body: EC docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2008/0194/COM_COM(2008)0194_EN.pdf title: COM(2008)0194 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2008&nu_doc=194 title: EUR-Lex summary: PURPOSE: to amend Council Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC as regards publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies. PROPOSED ACT: Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council. BACKGROUND: the European Council agreed, at its meeting on 8 and 9 March 2007, that administrative burdens on companies should be reduced by 25% by the year 2012 in order to enhance the competitiveness of companies in the Community. Company law has been identified as one area that contains a high number of information obligations for companies, some of which seem outdated or excessive. These information obligations need to be reviewed in order to reduce the burdens weighing on companies within the Community to the minimum that is necessary to ensure the protection of the interests of other stakeholders. Under the First Company law Directive 68/151/EEC of 9 March 1968, companies need to publish, in the national gazettes, certain information that has to be entered into the Member States' commercial registers. This is, in particular, information about the company's foundation, later changes to this information and the annual accounts that have to be published on a yearly basis. In most cases, the publication in the national gazette entails additional costs for the companies without providing real added value in times where company registries make their information available online. The objective is therefore to remove any additional publication requirements in national law that cause additional costs to the companies. Under Eleventh Company Law Directive 89/666/EEC of 21 December 1989, the proposal targets the translation requirements, in national law, for documents to be filed to the branch's register. When registering a branch, companies need to file certain information contained in their file also with the register of the branch. This often leads to a double cost for companies as they not only have to ensure the translation of certain documents into the language of the Member State where the branch is situated but also have to comply with sometimes excessive requirements for certification and/or notarisation of that translation. The objective is to reduce the costs for translation and certification to the minimum. CONTENT: the proposed measures constitute a second series of actions and an overall programme aimed at reducing the administrative burdens on companies from 25% by the year 2010 (see also COD/2008/0084 ): Amendment of the First Company law Directive : it sets a new minimum publication requirement on the basis of the alternative means of publication contained currently in Article 3(4) First Company law Directive. This minimum requirement takes account of the fact that the use of electronic means is becoming more and more common in all areas. The fact that the provision sets only a minimum requirement means that Member States have to provide for an electronic chronological access to the information but remain free to prescribe, in addition, the use of the additional means of publication (e.g. paper based national gazette, national or regional newspapers). However, the new second subparagraph of Article 3(4) clarifies that Member States have to make sure that the publication in any case does not lead to any specific fees being charged to the companies. Amendment of the Eleventh Company law Directive : it maintains the current possibility, for Member States, to require the translation and certification of that translation with a view to certain documents concerning the company. It clarified that also the attestation pursuant to Article 2(2)(c) can be required in the language of the host Member State of the branch which in practice is already done by most Member States today. The second sentence then stipulates, however, that any such requirement shall be deemed fulfilled where a translation is submitted that has been certified by a person that, under the rules on certification in force in another Member State , is entitled to issue such a certificate. The attestations that have been issued in the language required by the Member State of the branch have to be accepted by the register in that state. The proposal also clarifies that Member States, apart from the formalities described above cannot impose any other formal requirements. This provision covers in particular any requirements for notarisation of already certified documents or their legalisation, for instance by an Apostille under Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. It is, however, without prejudice to any rules requiring Apostille for the attestation on the existence of the company.
  • date: 2008-05-20T00:00:00 type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2008-10-07T00:00:00 type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading body: EP summary: The Legal Affairs Committee adopted a report drafted by Piia-Noora KAUPPI (EPP-ED, FI), and amended the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC as regards publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies. Members support the Commission proposal and introduce some amendments clarifying the practical implementation of the provisions related to the publication costs and translation provisions. The main amendments – adopted in the framework of the consultation procedure – are as follows: - Member States shall ensure that companies are not charged a specific fee in respect of a publication on the central electronic platform or in respect of any additional publication obligation imposed by Member States relating to those documents and particulars. This provision shall not affect the ability of Member States to pass on to companies the costs in respect of the central electronic platform. - the electronic platform should either contain all the information that is required to be disclosed or give access to this information in the company's electronic file in the Member States' registers; - where a Member State requires certification, the translation shall be certified by a person so qualified in any Member State ; - Member States may continue all other existing national forms of publication, provided that they are well defined and based on objective conditions, particularly in the interests of legal certainty and information security and having regard to the availability of access to the Internet and national practices. Member States shall cover the costs of such complementary publication obligations within the single fee. L astly, Members adopted a technical amendment in order to ensure a correct cross-referencing with the Second Company Law Directive (77/91/EEC).
  • date: 2008-10-31T00:00:00 type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A6-2008-400&language=EN title: A6-0400/2008
  • date: 2008-11-18T00:00:00 type: Debate in Parliament body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20081118&type=CRE title: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2008-11-19T00:00:00 type: Results of vote in Parliament body: EP docs: url: https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=16203&l=en title: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2008-11-19T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2008-547 title: T6-0547/2008 summary: The European Parliament adopted, by 571 votes to 35 with 10 abstentions, a legislative resolution, amending the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC as regards publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies. The report had been tabled for consideration in plenary by Piia-Noora KAUPPI (EPP-ED, FI), on behalf of the Committee on Legal Affairs. Parliament supported the Commission's proposal and made certain amendments to clarify the practical implementation of provisions on the costs of publication and translation. The main amendments – adopted in 1st reading of the codecision procedure – are as follows: - in order to allow for a cost effective publication that provides users with easy access to the information Member States should make mandatory the use of a central electronic platform. Parliament stated that this platform should either contain all the information that is required to be disclosed or give access to this information in the company's electronic file in the Member States' registers. Member States should, furthermore, ensure that any costs charged to companies for such publication are included in a single fee, together with those, if any, that are charged for entries in the register. - any existing publication obligations in Member States should not lead to any additional specific fees. This should not, however, prejudice the freedom of Member States to pass on to companies the costs connected with the setting-up and operation of the platform, including the formatting of documents, either by including those costs in registration fees or by demanding a mandatory periodical contribution from companies ; - in line with the principle of subsidiarity, Member States may continue all other existing forms of publication, provided that they are well defined and based on objective conditions, particularly in the interests of legal certainty and information security and having regard to the availability of access to the Internet and national practices. Member States should cover the costs of such complementary publication obligations within the single fee. - where a Member State requires certification, the translation shall be certified by a person so qualified in any Member State ; - lastly, Members adopted a technical amendment in order to ensure a correct cross-referencing with the Second Company Law Directive (77/91/EEC).
  • date: 2012-04-26T00:00:00 type: Proposal withdrawn by Commission body: EC summary: As announced in Official Journal C 156 of 2 June 2012, the Commission decided to withdraw this proposal, which had become obsolete.
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  • body: EC dg: url: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/internal_market/ title: Internal Market and Services commissioner: BARNIER Michel
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  • Amending 1st and 11th Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC
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  • date: 2008-04-17T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/registre/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2008/0194/COM_COM(2008)0194_EN.pdf celexid: CELEX:52008PC0194:EN type: Legislative proposal published title: COM(2008)0194 type: Legislative proposal published body: EC commission: DG: url: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/internal_market/ title: Internal Market and Services Commissioner: BARNIER Michel
  • date: 2008-05-20T00:00:00 body: EP type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: False committee: ECON date: 2008-07-08T00:00:00 committee_full: Economic and Monetary Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: SCHINAS Margaritis body: EP responsible: True committee: JURI date: 2008-06-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Legal Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: KAUPPI Piia-Noora
  • date: 2008-10-07T00:00:00 body: EP committees: body: EP responsible: False committee: ECON date: 2008-07-08T00:00:00 committee_full: Economic and Monetary Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: SCHINAS Margaritis body: EP responsible: True committee: JURI date: 2008-06-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Legal Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: KAUPPI Piia-Noora type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2008-10-31T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A6-2008-400&language=EN type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading title: A6-0400/2008 body: EP committees: body: EP responsible: False committee: ECON date: 2008-07-08T00:00:00 committee_full: Economic and Monetary Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: SCHINAS Margaritis body: EP responsible: True committee: JURI date: 2008-06-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Legal Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: KAUPPI Piia-Noora type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2008-11-18T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20081118&type=CRE type: Debate in Parliament title: Debate in Parliament body: EP type: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2008-11-19T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=16203&l=en type: Results of vote in Parliament title: Results of vote in Parliament url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2008-547 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading title: T6-0547/2008 body: EP type: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2012-04-26T00:00:00 type: Proposal withdrawn by Commission body: EC commission: DG: url: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/internal_market/ title: Internal Market and Services Commissioner: BARNIER Michel
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  • body: EP responsible: False committee: ECON date: 2008-07-08T00:00:00 committee_full: Economic and Monetary Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: SCHINAS Margaritis
  • body: EP responsible: True committee: JURI date: 2008-06-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Legal Affairs rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: KAUPPI Piia-Noora
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  • body: EC dg: url: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/internal_market/ title: Internal Market and Services commissioner: BARNIER Michel
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Amending 1st and 11th Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC
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Company law: publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies
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COD - Ordinary legislative procedure (ex-codecision procedure)
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