Austria (AT)

Jurisdiction Overview

475 *LO Online: Are companies' legal owners available on a public online record (up to 10 €/US$/GBP)? No, information on legal owners is not always available online (up to 10 EUR/GBP/USD).
 Data Date: 2018


Not all types of companies need to provide ownership information to authorities (see note on legal ownership registration) and there may be cases of unidentified owners of bearer shares (see note on bearer shares). Notwithstanding previous observations, even when some information is publicly available (name, address and company register number), an excerpt from the registry costs 12.90 Euros but it is not clear what information it includes.