How do I correctly interpret the signing rights on commercial register statements?
What do I need to consider when setting up a company in Switzerland?
Where do I find information a summary statement of our commercial register entries?
Does every of my investors need an account with Aequitec?
How can I change the language?
How much does Aequitec cost?
I would like to open an account with Aequitec.
What is the benefit of Aequitec?
What are the advantages of shares for the company and for the shareholder?
What is the difference between an electronic and a physical share register?
What are the disadvantages of shares for the company and for the shareholder?
How are changes documented in the share register?
How can I obtain access to the share register?
How can I update my shareholder data in the share register?
How often is a share register updated?
What role does the share register play at general meetings?
What information about the shareholders is contained in a share register?
What information does a share register contain?
What is a share register?
Why do I need a share register?
What are the advantages of convertible loans for the company and for the lender?
What are the advantages of participation certificates for the company and for the participant?
Are there any restrictions or advantages for existing shareholders when participating in the capital increase?
Can the issue price for the new shares be negotiated?
How can the company create a secondary market for shares and participation certificates?
What are the disadvantages of convertible loans for the company and for the lender?
What are the disadvantages of participation certificates for the company and for the participant?
Do I always have to pay issuance tax on equity?
Which financial instruments are usually suitable for raising capital with investors?
How can I create a digital subscription form?
How is the issue price determined for a capital increase?
How many treasury shares am I allowed to hold as a Swiss share company?
I want to issue new shares of my privately held company, how can I do so?
What impact does a capital increase have on existing shareholders?
What are the relevant information I need for declaring a capital increase with the Federal Tax Administration (FTA)?
Is it possible to have the investment amount transferred directly to the business account in the event of a capital increase?
Is a subscription form always necessary?
Is a subscription form binding?
What do I need to check when issuing a convertible note in Switzerland?
How will the dilution of existing shareholders be minimized by the capital increase?
What rights do the new shareholders have with regard to dividends, voting rights and other company matters?
What role do institutional investors or major shareholders play in capital increases?
How is transparency ensured throughout the entire capital increase process?
What are issuance terms?
What are ordinary shares?
What are prefered shares?
What are the advantages of a convertible loan?
What do I have to do after a capital increase?
What is a capital increase?
What is a convertible loan?
What is a subscription form?
What is shareholder pooling?
What needs to be considered when buying back shares?
What risks are associated with the capital increase?
When does a par value reduction make sense?
Why is the liquidity of a share so important?
What are the advantages of tokenised shares?
What are the disadvantages of tokenised shares?
Is a share always issued in the same legal sense?
What are the legal requirements for shareholder pooling?
What legal requirements must be observed when transferring shares?
What are shares legally eligible for custody?
What are tokenised shares in legal terms?
What is a share in legal terms?
How can I change the price of my shares displayed in my securities account?
How can a company make depositary-eligible shares available to its shareholders?
Why do I not see all issued shares in the share register application?
When do depositary shares make sense for a company?
Why do I not see my shares in the share register application?
Annual General Meeting
After voting by proxy or directly, do we see who voted and how?
Can I change my vote after I have submitted it?
How would the process of contacting shareholders work, if we don't know who already cast their votes in which way?
How can I submit my proxy vote?
How do I access my proxy vote?
How do I vote at a corporate election?
How can I attend the annual meeting and vote in person or virtually?
Before the Shareholdermeeting is held, do we see which proxy votes were cast when and for what?
What do "for," "against," "abstain" and "withhold" mean on the proxy card or voter instruction form?
What is a corporate election?
What is a proxy?
When do most elections occur?
Who is entitled to vote?
Why do companies hold elections?
Would the independent proxy be able to let us know who voted?
How is the board of directors of a company formed?
How do I register new board members with the commercial register?
What are the functions of a Board of Directors?
What is a "Board of Directors" (BoD) meeting?
What is a board of directors?
How do I declare my shares on my tax return?
How high is the withholding tax in Switzerland?
How is a share holding classified for tax reasons?
How is share ownership taxed?
How do I prepare an annual tax statement for my shareholders?
How can the company influence the tax value of unlisted/listed shares?
What documents are required to agree individual taxation of the shares with the tax authorities?
What are withholding taxes?
Do assignments, i.e. declarations of assignment, have to be signed electronically or by hand?
How can I get started with digital signatures?
Is a digital signature legally valid in Switzerland?
Which are recognized providers of qualified electronic signatures?
What are the advantages of a digital signature?
What do I need to take with me for QES onboarding?
What do EES, FES and QES mean?
What needs to be considered with electronic signatures?