Puerto Rico (PR)

Jurisdiction Overview

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

Notes

 
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).

Sources

http://www.oslpr.org/download/en/2009/A-0164-2009.pdf
 
General Law of Corporations
 
USA GF 2018: 47