The Netherlands is one of the main import/export locations in Europe. With its exceptional infrastructure and major ports, such as those in Rotterdam and Amsterdam, this country is a great place to set up a trading business. Those companies who engage in international trade will have easy access to Europe and the rest of the world because of the Netherlands’ particular geographical and infrastructural advantages.

Trading companies in the Netherlands

Trading companies engage in a wide variety of business activities, … Read more

Dutch company register - Netherlands company Register

When starting a business in the Netherlands one of the first steps is to enlist your business in the Dutch Company Register (Dutch: Kamer van Koophandel). This database can help you to search business names, activities, registration numbers, and accounting information. You can find out if a company you are engaging in business with is real and legally capable of conducting business. The Netherlands Company Register can also help you find out if someone is an authorized signatory … Read more

There are several types of legal entities (rechtsvormen) that entrepreneurs can establish in the Netherlands. They can be classified into two groups: Incorporated (compulsory legal form) and unincorporated (legal form is not mandatory).

Our Netherlands-based company formation agents can assist you in selecting the correct company type for your business.

Incorporated business structures (Rechtvorm met rechtspersoonlijkheid)

Incorporated businesses must have a legal form (i.e. a corporate personality or legal entity) represented by a deed prepared by a notary. This form … Read more

Form a company in the Netherlands

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, entrepreneurs are taking steps to safeguard their businesses.

Although Article 50 has not been invoked yet, many entrepreneurs are already planning how to secure the future of their business.

Many United Kingdom based businesses have to cope with the economic uncertainties after the outcome of the Brexit referendum; to separate from the European Union. There is no saying whether the Brexit will be beneficial or highly unfavourable for UK-based companies.

Entrepreneurs are now … Read more