CORPORATE LAW AND M&A
COMPANIES: SPECIAL LEGAL ENTITIES
Companies have a specific place in legislation. By the act of establishment, the company acquires legal personality which is influenced by numerous legal regulations. In addition to a number of domestic regulations, EU legislation also affects the Regulation of business conduct of a business entity. The services our legal team can provide to you in this area of law include various corporate transactions, purchase and sale of shares, privatisation of companies, takeover bids, mergers and division of companies, legal due diligence and structuring of transactions.
One of the most frequent transactions for our local and international clients is the very act of starting a new company, as the basis for any business. It is always a complex process that requires careful preparation of documentation and co-ordination of several institutions. Limited liability company is the type of company most represented on our market, but we can also advise you regarding the opening of any other company, depending on your business needs.
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
Establishment of companies and other forms of legal persons
Legal advice to local and foreign legal persons in corporate transactions
Consulting in the transfer of ownership of shares and business shares of companies
Restructuring of companies (M & A: division into several smaller companies or mergers of companies)
Legal advice during joint venture projects
Legal advice in public-private partnership projects
Legal advice in the transformation of companies (recapitalization, reduction of share capital and entry of real estate and property into share capital)
Legal due diligence
Legal advice in tendering procedures
Legal advice in structuring transactions
CORPORATE LAW AND M&A
STARTING A COMPANY: DEFINITION?
Limited liability company (LLC/d.o.o.) is a type of company founded by one or more persons who wish to operate under a common name. This is the most frequent form of company in the Republic of Croatia, and can be established by one or more natural or legal persons who invest in previously agreed share capital, which according to the Companies Act cannot amount to less than HRK 20,000.00. LLC is founded on the basis of a Deed of incorporation, that is, a contract signed by all founders called the Articles of association. All founders are obliged to sign Articles of association that is concluded in the form of a notary public document, and in case there is only one founder, the Articles of association is replaced by the Deed of incorporation of LLC before a notary public.
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