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 be a natural person.

The most used companies are:






Alternatively, you act with your foreign business/ your foreign legal entity, provided that:

Setting up a company/ a branch

The setting up is different for each entity. Roughly spoken the following rules apply:




Labor law framework

Acquisition of land



Publisher: NJP Grotstollen

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