Notary's office

As notary publics to the Canton of St. Gallen and Appenzell Ausserrhoden, we notarise and certify acts of law (for overseas by apostille). Thanks to our notarial services, we are able to carry out public certifications required for many transactions under corporate law (amendments of articles of association, capital increases, etc.) efficiently and also offer you our notarial services in the following areas:

 

General certifications and notarisations

  • Notarisations (also in English as "Notary Public")
  • of signatures against presentation of identification documents
  • of copies on the basis of original documents presented to us
  • Advice on, preparation and certification of sureties
 

Certifications in connection with matrimonial and inheritance law

  • Advice on, preparation and certification of marriage and testamentary contracts in cluding last wills and testaments (as a holographic will or as a public last will and testament)
  • Advice on the execution of wills and the assumption of own executorship man dates incl. holding gatherings of heirs, liquidations and tax negotiations
 

Certifications in connection with corporate law

  • Advice on, preparation and certification of all transactions under corporate law in Switzerland in the field of stock corporation law, limited partnership law, private limited company law (company formations, amendments of articles of association, transfer of shares, capital increases, capital reductions, acquisitions in kind, fusions, liquidations)
  • Transfers of shares to overseas companies following consultation with the competent foreign authorities
  • Transfers of the place of business of overseas companies to Switzerland following consultation with the competent foreign authorities
  • Additional support for companies in Switzerland such as domiciling and secretarial services
 

Certifications in connection with foundation law

  • Advice on, preparation and certification of all transactions in the area of foundation law, in particular the establishment of foundations and amendment of deeds of foundation in concert with the supervisory authorities
  • Additional support for foundations in Switzerland, such as applications for tax exemption, domiciling and secretarial services
 
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