The joint stock company (AG) and the limited liability company (GmbHI) are corporations. You need a company name, a base in Switzerland, a company purpose, and have divided capital into shares or equity shares (at nominal value).
The establishment occurs in the form of a public deed, made in front of a notary, although the notary’s office must not necessarily be located in the city or canton of the seat of the company.
Regardless of his residence and nationality, a founder is needed to establish a company.
The residence and nationality of the directors or managers is also less important. However, the companies must be represented by a person (executive, manager, director) who is domiciled in Switzerland.
AGs can be converted into GmbHs and vice versa.
Your taxation does not depend on your choice of legal form.
The main distinguishing features are the following: