Registering a branch office of a foreign company in Serbia

A foreign company branch office is a separate organizational unit of a company through which the company performs activity in Republic of Serbia in accordance with the law.

A foreign company branch office does not have the capacity of a legal person, but in terms of tax have resident status.

Legal framework

Relevant regulations, whose subject is registering a branch office of a foreign company, are:

  • Companies Act (RS Official Gazette, No. 36/2011, 99/2011, 83/2014 and 5/2015)
  • Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Serbian Business Registers Agency (RS Official Gazette, No. 99/11 and 83/2014)
  • Rulebook on the Content of the Business Entities Register and Documents Required for Registration (RS Official Gazette, No. 42/2016) and
  • Decision on Fees for Registration and other Services Provided by the Serbian Business Registers Agency (RS Official Gazette, No. 119/2013, 138/2014, 45/2015, 106/2015, 32/2016 i 60/2016) Continue reading Registering a branch office of a foreign company in Serbia

Consulting agency foundation

Consulting agency can be established and registered or entered in the register of the companies or in the register of entrepreneurs of the Serbian Business Registers Agency of the Republic of Serbia in the form of business company and consulting activities can be performed by a natural person with full capacity, which will be registered as an entrepreneur in that aim.

The establishment, registration and organization of business companies and entrepreneurs are governed by Law on Business Companies, Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Serbian Business Registers Agency, Rulebook on the Content of the Business Entities Register and Documents Required for Registration and Decision on Fees for Registration and other Services Provided by the Serbian Business Registers Agency Continue reading Consulting agency foundation

Voluntary liquidation of the company – legal aspect

According to provisions of Article 468 of Law on Business Companies, business company shall be dissolved by deletion from the register of economic operators in case of:

  • Liquidation or forced liquidation in accordance with this Law
  • Bankruptcy proceedings in accordance with the law governing bankruptcy and
  • A status change resulting in the dissolution of a company.

Liquidation of the company is the process of dissolution of the solvent company and can be: voluntary and forced.

Voluntary liquidation of the company is run by the decision of the owner of the company, as opposed to the forced liquidation, which starts in the cases provided by law Continue reading Voluntary liquidation of the company – legal aspect