Фото: Opening of the company in Europe

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Opening of the company in Europe

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Opening a company in Europe is a very promising step for foreign entrepreneurs. The European market has great potential for business, but it also comes with certain legal and administrative challenges.

In this article, we will look at the key aspects of starting a company in Europe and provide some tips for a successful start.

Choice of country and legal form of the company

The first step is to choose the country in which you want to open a company. Each country has its own peculiarities, tax system, and legal regime for business. It is important to study these aspects and compare them to find the best option for your business.

You should also choose the legal form of the company, such as a joint stock company, limited liability (LLC), branch, representative office, sole proprietorship, etc. Each option has its advantages and limitations, and the choice depends on your needs and goals.

Company registration and obtaining permits

After choosing the country and legal form of the company, you will need to register it according to local law. This may include submitting necessary documents, paying registration fees, and complying with all regulations and requirements.

Some types of activities may require special permits or licenses, so it is important to study this issue in advance and ensure that they are obtained.

Tax system and financial planning

The tax system in different European countries varies, and it can significantly affect the financial obligations of your company. Consider differences in income taxes, value-added taxes, excise taxes, etc.

Financial planning plays an important role in opening a company in Europe. You must carefully consider your budget, and financing needs and develop a strategy to ensure the stability and growth of your business.

Personnel management and employment laws

If your company plans to hire employees, you must comply with the employment laws of the country where you operate. This includes compliance with regulations on contracts, wages, working hours, insurance, and more.

You should also study the rules regarding holidays, parental leave, and other social benefits for employees.

Data protection laws and other regulatory aspects

Taking into account the growth of digital business, compliance with laws on the protection of personal data (GDPR and others) is becoming a particularly important aspect of the company's activities in Europe. You must be prepared to implement and comply with these rules.

In addition, there are other regulatory aspects such as advertising regulations, consumer regulations, etc. that may affect your business.

Collection of documentation and legal support

Opening a company in Europe requires collecting a large number of documents and submitting them to the relevant authorities. Legal support can greatly simplify this process and ensure compliance with all requirements.


To successfully open a company in Europe and ensure its further development, you should seek qualified legal support. The legal company "Prikhodko and Partners" has many years of experience in the field of international business and provides a full range of legal services for foreign entrepreneurs who plan to open a company in Europe.

Our lawyers will help you choose the best option for your business, provide company registration, provide advice on financial planning and tax issues, as well as provide you with the necessary documentation, and help you solve legal issues.

With us, you can be sure of a successful start of your business in Europe. Contact the law firm "Prikhodko and Partners" and we will help you take the first step on the way to success in European business.

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A specialist in the practice of migration and corporate law, he also specializes in legal support of businesses in Ukraine and EU countries.

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