07: Convention of 1 June 1956 concerning the recognition of the legal personality of foreign companies, associations and institutions

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Last update: 30-I-2013
Number of Contracting Parties to this Convention: 3
The expression “Contracting Party” covers both cases in which the Convention has, and cases in which the Convention has not yet, entered into force for that Party following the deposit of its instrument of ratification, accession, acceptance or approval (see column EIF in the chart).


Contracting Parties to this Convention that are also Members of the HCCH (i.e., the Organisation) are in bold; Contracting Parties that are not Members of the HCCH are in italics.

Contracting Party S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N/DC7
Belgium 1-VI-1956 28-III-1962 R
France 12-VI-1956 30-VII-1963 R
Luxembourg 12-VI-1962
Netherlands 20-IX-1956 23-X-1959 R 1 D,N 12
Spain 12-IV-1957

1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;

A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;

4) EIF = Entry into force
5) EXT = Extensions of application
6) Authorities per Convention = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N/DC = Reservations, declarations, notifications or depositary communications