Naamloze vennootschap

N.V. The naamloze vennootschap abbreviated, or NV, the Dutch equivalent of the corporation. Literally translated, the name means something like " Nameless partnership" (compare with the SA, the public company in French, Spanish or Portuguese embossed jurisdictions - Société Anonyme, Sociedad Anonima, Sociedade anónima ), as opposed to besloten vennootschap (BV or BV ), which is similar to the GmbH, the shareholders need not be known by name.

The NV is defined in Articles 64 to 174 of the second book of the Civil Code as a limited liability in the legal entity whose capital is divided into bearer shares or registered shares. Basically, the shares are freely transferable, but this right can be limited. The minimum capital for establishing an NV is 45,000 euros. The establishment is only possible through a notary. In addition, an entry in the register of the Chamber of Commerce is compulsory.