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Company formation in Greece - Legal advice for setting up a limited liability company.

Formation or incorporation of a company in Greece is subject to specific regulations and requirements, which also apply to setting up of a foreign subsidiary company in Greece. For this reason Kosmidis & Partners would like to provide you with an overview of the steps you will encounter when setting up a company in Greece. It would be our pleasure to advise and assist you with any other legal matters relating to formation of a subsidiary in Greece.

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Incorporating companies in Greece: 11 Steps to setting up a company in Greece

The company limited by liability structure (E.P.E. in Greek) is often chosen when setting up Greek subsidiaries. The foreign parent company usually emerges as the shareholder. The following overview sets out the essentials of the steps required to set up a limited liability company in Greece, but does not claim to be exhaustive.

  1. Drafting of the Articles of Association
  2. Provisional approval of the business name
  3. Law Society
  4. Notary
  5. Chamber of Commerce
  6. Tax Office for the company's seat
  7. Lawyers' social insurance fund and solicitors' pension fund
  8. Regional Court at the company's seat
  9. Publication in the Greek Government Gazette
  10. Tax Office for the company's seat
  11. Chamber of Commerce

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