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Council Regulation (EEC) No 2137/85Show full title

Council Regulation (EEC) No 2137/85 of 25 July 1985 on the European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.(1.) European Economic Interest Groupings shall be formed upon the...

  3. Article 2.(1.) Subject to the provisions of this Regulation, the law...

  4. Article 3.(1.) The purpose of a grouping shall be to facilitate...

  5. Article 4.(1.) Only the following may be members of a grouping:...

  6. Article 5.A contract for the formation of a grouping shall include...

  7. Article 6.A grouping shall be registered in the State in which...

  8. Article 7.A contract for the formation of a grouping shall be...

  9. Article 8.The following must be published, as laid down in Article...

  10. Article 9.(1.) The documents and particulars which must be published pursuant...

  11. Article 10.Any grouping establishment situated in a Member State other than...

  12. Article 11.Notice that a grouping has been formed or that the...

  13. Article 12.The official address referred to in the contract for the...

  14. Article 13.The official address of a grouping may be transferred within...

  15. Article 14.(1.) When the transfer of the official address results in...

  16. Article 15.(1.) Where the law applicable to a grouping by virtue...

  17. Article 16.(1.) The organs of a grouping shall be the members...

  18. Article 17.(1.) Each member shall have one vote. The contract for...

  19. Article 18.Each member shall be entitled to obtain information from the...

  20. Article 19.(1.) A grouping shall be managed by one or more...

  21. Article 20.(1.) Only the manager or, where there are two or...

  22. Article 21.(1.) The profits resulting from a grouping's activities shall be...

  23. Article 22.(1.) Any member of a grouping may assign his participation...

  24. Article 23.No grouping may invite investment by the public.

  25. Article 24.(1.) The members of a grouping shall have unlimited joint...

  26. Article 25.Letters, order forms and similar documents must indicate legibly: the...

  27. Article 26.(1.) A decision to admit new members shall be taken...

  28. Article 27.(1.) A member of a grouping may withdraw in accordance...

  29. Article 28.(1.) A member of a grouping shall cease to belong...

  30. Article 29.As soon as a member ceases to belong to a...

  31. Article 30.Except where the contract for the formation of a grouping...

  32. Article 31.(1.) A grouping may be wound up by a decision...

  33. Article 32.(1.) On application by any person concerned or by a...

  34. Article 33.When a member ceases to belong to a grouping for...

  35. Article 34.Without prejudice to Article 37 (1), any member who ceases...

  36. Article 35.(1.) The winding up of a grouping shall entail its...

  37. Article 36.Groupings shall be subject to national laws governing insolvency and...

  38. Article 37.(1.) A period of limitation of five years after the...

  39. Article 38.Where a grouping carries on any activity in a Member...

  40. Article 39.(1.) The Member States shall designate the registry or registries...

  41. Article 40.The profits or losses resulting from the activities of a...

  42. Article 41.(1.) The Member States shall take the measures requried by...

  43. Article 42.(1.) Upon the adoption of this Regulation, a Contact Committee...

  44. Article 43.This Regulation shall enter into force on the third day...

  45. Signature

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