France – Declare your domain name to RCS ( It will be mentioned on the KBIS )

Infogreffe reminds interest in companies mentioned the domain name of their website in the commercial and companies register . This statement has two advantages :

– It allows users to ensure that the domain name is not usurped and the site to which they are directed belongs to a company legally registered with the RCS ;
– It produces legal effects. Court granting the holder of a domain name the right to bring an action for unfair competition against any reproduction or imitation, subject to proof of prior use of said domain name

This official statement RCS allows traders and professionals give it some time and be able to justify . Hence the need to declare from the RCS registration , domain names attached to the commercial operation of the company.

How to proceed? The declaration is made at the Registry of the Commercial Court , without the need voucher (type proof of deposit to AFNIC ) or other legal publicity (type of legal notices Journal). Note, however, that any false statement may result in a fine of € 4,500 and six months in prison.

For an existing business, this requires a change to the RCS via cerfa form to complete and send to the Registry of the Commercial Court . If reporting on registration with the RCS , formality is achievable online .

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