Doing Business in Europe

Doing Business in Europe

Doing business in Croatia

Types of companies in Croatia
Commercial activity in the Republic of Croatia may be conducted through various organizational forms, (types of companies) There are two main organizational forms for performance of entrepreneurial activity: COMMERCIAL COMPANY and CRAFT. C […]
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Doing business in Denmark

Types of companies in Denmark
Types of companies in Denmark Danish limited company, the most used are: Public Limited Company(“A/S”) Ideal for major investments. Minimum share capital: DKK 500,000. Shareholders’ liability limited to the value of the shares. Privat […]
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Doing business in Lithuania

Company formation in Lithuania - How to set up a business
Public liability company (in Lithuanian: “akcinė bendrovė” or abbreviation “AB”) minimum share capital must be not less than EUR 40,000.00; hares may be offered and traded in publicly; shareholder shall have such rights in a comp […]
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Doing Business in Slovenia

Company formation in Slovenia
Business presence There are different ways to start business in Slovenia. According to § 3 and § 1 of the Slovenian Companies Act (ZGD-1) a company is defined as an entity that independently performs a gainful activity on the market focus […]
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Doing business in Switzerland

Company formation in Switzerland
I. Business Structures There are two main types of business entities clearly distinguished and defined by Swiss law: Capital-based companies – stock corporation and limited liability company Partnership-type companies – limited […]
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Doing business in Sweden


A general guide to the rules under Swedish commercial law Types of company In Sweden business activities are primarily conducted through three different types of company forms. 1. Limited companies The most common type of company Legal enti […]
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Doing business in Austria


Business presence According to § 1 of the Austrian Code of Commerce (UGB) anybody who runs a company is doing business. A company is defined as an organisation of independent economic activity which is meant to exist for a longer period of […]
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Doing business in Finland


Business presence Main vehicles for doing business in Finland: Finnish company, the most used are: Public Limited Company (“Oyj”) Ideal for mayor investments. Minimum share capital: 80.000 € Shareholders liability limited to the value […]
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Doing business in Poland


Business presence The Polish law provides for the following forms of business activity: Sole tradership (one-man business) Civil code partnership – ideal for small-scale business activity; such a partnership has no legal personality, whic […]
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Doing business in Belgium


Business presence There are a lot of different entities to start doing business in Belgium.The NV/SA and the BVBA/SPRL are the most widely used forms in Belgium. Limited liability companies Public limited liability company(“NV or SA”) I […]
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Doing business in Germany


Business presence Main vehicles for doing business in Germany are German companies. (Almost) all of them are registered at the at the trade register of the Local Court, they all have at least one managing director, and this director has to […]
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Doing business in The Netherlands


Business Many steps must be taken to start a business in the Netherlands. There are a lot of different entities, the most common entity to start doing business is a B.V. (‘BeslotenVennootschap’). There are differentforms of business, th […]
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