Puerto Rico (PR)

Jurisdiction Overview

172 *Are bearer shares available? No, bearer shares are not available/not circulating.
 Data Date: 2019


Puerto Rico has not been reviewed by the Global Forum
Puerto Rico's General Corporations Law prohibits the issuance of bearer shares (Art. 5.11). In addition, the Global Forum report on the US in 2018 wrote "although not specifically indicated in the 2011 report, the District of Colombia and the five US territories also prohibit the issuance of bearer shares" (GF 2018: 47).


General Law of Corporations
USA GF 2018: 47