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Other business forms

Other business forms are complex multi-founder companies, where the relations between the founders are more complex. You will need the assistance of a notary ali an attorney.

Unlimited liability company (d.n.o.)

An unlimited liability company is a private company with two or more persons who are personally liable for all the company's obligations. It is established on the basis of a contract of members and operates as a legal entity.

Limited partnership (k.d.)

A limited partnership (k.d.) is a company involving two or more persons, whereby at least one partner is liable for the company's obligations (general partner), and at least one partner is not liable for company's obligations (limited partner) or is liable only for the amount of capital invested in the company.

Public limited company (d.d.)

A public limited company (PLC or d.d.) is a company which has subscribed capital divided into shares. The company's shareholders are not personally liable; however, the company is completely liable up to the amount of its assets. 

Limited partnership with share capital (k.d.d.)

A limited partnership with share capital (k.d.d.) is a company in which at least one partner is liable for the liabilities of the company with all his/her assets (general partner), while limited shareholders who have a share in the subscribed capital are not liable for the liabilities of the company to creditors.


An institute is a legal entity of public or private law established for the purpose of performing non-profit activity.

Institutes are organisations established to perform activities in the fields of education, science, culture, sport, healthcare, social security, child protection, disability policy, social insurance or other activities if the purpose of performing the activities is not to gain profit.

Branch and business unit

A branch is part of a company that is in a different location from the head office of the company. However, a branch is not a legal entity, but may perform all the activities performed by the company. A foreign company's branch can perform all activities in the name and on behalf of a foreign company where the registered name of the parent company, head office and the registered name of the branch may be used.