Includes steps involved in establishing a local office.
Last Published: 8/1/2019

Establishing an office in Europe, whether a subsidiary or a new business, requires knowledge of the relevant national legislations in the country of interest.

While there are a number of EU level policies in effect, many key areas such as taxation are still largely a member state prerogative.

The European Commission manages the Your Europe website where investors can find useful information on various topics ranging from taxation and customs to employment contracts.

For further information on this topic please consult the Commerce Department’s Country Commercial Guides on EU Member States: EU Member States' Country Commercial Guides
Alternatively, search the Commerce Department’s Market Research Library

 

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