SKILLSCompany / Commercial law (in international activities)
I can counsel you also with regards to business activities in France, Italy or Russia. Regardless of the free movement of goods and services and freedom of establishment, which has been guaranteed within the European Union, there are a number of legislative provisions to consider when exporting goods and providing services within an intra-community trade region. Moreover, I can advise you with the decision of the appropriate structure in Germany, France or Italy.
The framework for a trade relationship with the Russian Federation and respectively the CIS states is defined by a number of bilateral and multilateral agreements, but especially defined by national legislation, which content is indispensable for a successful business. Besides this, I will also point out real but invisible barriers to avoid mistakes in the future.
The legal counsel in relation to French business comprises the complete spectrum – from the transactions in France without legal structures in France to the establishments of corporate structures in France. These include the rules related to sales tax and the Intrastat declaration when exporting goods and providing services with regards to the taxation of permanent establishments.
With respect to the posting of workers, tax regulations as well as social security contributions must be taken into consideration. For the selection of the appropriate structure, we will constitute the advantages and disadvantages of liaison offices, subsidiaries and affiliates.
In the same content, the counsel with regards to Italy is also available.