Paraguay (PY)

Jurisdiction Overview

470 *LO Record: Does the registration of domestic companies comprise legal owner's identity information? No. Companies available without recorded legal ownership information.
 Data Date: 2019


Article 11 of Law 5895/2017 modifies Arts. 1050, 1069 and 1070 of Law 1183/1985 (the Civil Code) and indicates that all sociedades anonimas (joint-stock corporations or SA) are required to register the public deed of their constitution which should inform, among other things, the name, nationality, and address of all shareholders.
However, in the case of "sociedad comandita por acciones" (partnership limited by shares) only unlimited partners have to be named in the incorporation act (art. 1182 of the Civil Code).


GAFISUD 2008: 178-179; Civil Code; Law 5895/2017