Any individual, partnership or corporation can do business in the Netherlands if they set up an entity or a particular legal form. There are a number of legal forms one can choose from to set up a Dutch entity, the following are some of the examples:
1. Private Limited Liability (besloten vennootschappen met beperkte aansprakelijkheld “B.V”.),
2. Dutch Public Limited Company (NaamlozeVennootschap “N.V”.),
3. Dutch General Partnership (VennootschapOnder Firma“VOF”),
4. Dutch Limited Partnership (CommanditaireVennootschap “C.V.”),
5. Co-operatives (Coöperatie);
6. Foundations (Stichtingen),
7. Branch and a Representative office.
The most popular legal forms for small and medium size is a “B.V”. It is especially true since the Flex BV Act came in effect on 1 October 2012, and the new legislation offers greater flexibility and simplifies the company rules.
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