Founding a Company

Handbook of Legal Forms in Europe

  • Michael J. Munkert
  • Stephan Stubner
  • Torsten Wulf

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. The Need for a Better Understanding of Legal Forms in Europe

  3. Legal Forms of Company Foundation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Michael J. Munkert, Christian Seidl
      Pages 19-47
    3. Emmanuèle Lutfalla, Michael J. Munkert
      Pages 49-69
    4. Michael J. Munkert, Klaus Küspert
      Pages 71-88
    5. Attila Kovács
      Pages 89-105
    6. Sergio Finulli, Michael J. Munkert
      Pages 107-133
    7. Pietia C. van der Laarhoven Mark, Johan F. Langelaar
      Pages 135-160
    8. Roxana Smeu, Adriana Turta
      Pages 161-188
    9. Astrid Dorfmeister, Michael J. Munkert
      Pages 189-214
    10. Anton Blatter, Michael J. Munkert
      Pages 215-238
    11. Andrew Lindsay, Michael J. Munkert
      Pages 239-263

About this book


The book "Founding a Company - Handbook of Legal Forms in Europe" provides an easily accessible overview of the most important information any entrepreneur or manager needs when deciding for a legal form of the business. This makes it especially interesting for companies that decide to enter new markets within Europe and need to understand which requirements and advantages the different legal forms have. With the structured presentation of this information for ten different countries the book allows for quick comprehension and comparison of the aspects discussed. The book is a valuable resource for entrepreneurs, consultants and anybody who supports the business formation process in Europe as well as for lecturers and students working in this field.


Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Europe European Union (EU) Founding a Company Internationalization and Subsidiaries Konkursordnung Legal Forms Market Entry Start-Ups business strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael J. Munkert
    • 1
  • Stephan Stubner
    • 2
  • Torsten Wulf
    • 3
  1. 1.Munkert - Kugler + Partner GbRNürnbergGermany
  2. 2.LS für Strategisches Management und, OrganisationHandelshochschule LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Graduate School of Management, Chair of Strategic ManagementHHL - LeipzigLeipzigGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-11258-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-11259-1
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