Legal form of a company

The legal form of a company is a key factor. It dictates many aspects, including the minimal capital investments, liability and decision-making powers.
IHK Frankfurt

The Chamber of Commerce provides detailed information here about the choice of legal form, together with a detailed description of each option. The general legal frameworks are also discussed.

Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy

This is where you will find an overview of all legal forms.

IHK Kassel-Marburg

This is where you will find an overview of all legal forms, with reference to the following: minimum capital, name/company/liability, tax liability, financing/obtaining borrowed capital, decision-making powers.

(website only available in German)

Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy

Would you like to learn about the legal form of companies via e-training? Then you've come to the right place. e-training gives you the chance to gain an overview of the different legal forms that are an option for your planned company.

(website only available in German)

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