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Buying a European shelf company with VAT number

Whenever you need to start doing business immediately in a European country and you need a company with a VAT number, you don’t have to wait for the bureaucratic procedures.

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Partner Law Firms

We encourage you to contact our partner law firms in Bucharest: Rolegal and E&C, both part of our legal network.

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Tax Minimization Structures

BridgeWest is specialized in special corporate structures designed for tax minimization. No matter where you want to incorporate your company, you will need to consider how you can legally minimize costs.

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Lawyers in Luxembourg

F.A.Q.

BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Luxembourg through our affiliated Luxembourg lawyers and Law Firms. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Luxembourg Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Luxembourg Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Luxembourg

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Luxembourg in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Luxembourg Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Luxembourg

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Luxembourg companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Luxembourg

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Luxembourg market.

Due Diligence in Luxembourg

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Luxembourg business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Luxembourg).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Luxembourg

Advice on any Luxembourg tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.

BridgeWest offers company registration in Luxembourg, including virtual office and other related services.



Articles on Law in Luxembourg

Types of companies in Luxembourg

Luxembourg enjoys economic prosperity, representing a fertile territory for investments. It is known as an excellent banking center and its jurisdiction is also popular for establishing holding and investment companies. Foreign entrepreneurs find a secure and favorable environment for setting up a c ...

The Commercial Register of Luxembourg

The institution in charge with company registration is the Registre de Commerce et des Societes. The institution handles registration of legal entities, planning to engage in business activities and all related activities. Its main purpose is to maintain a good communication between public and organ ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Luxembourg

Many entrepreneurs choose to do business by investing in Luxembourg. There are a lot of advantages, starting with a stable economical environment and qualified workforce. Investors usually choose to set up companies or branches of foreign companies. A company branch opened in Luxembourg has no ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Luxembourg

1. What is the minimum share capital of a SARL in Luxembourg (Limited Liability Company)? Prior to setting up a Limited Liability Company in Luxembourg, the founders must take into consideration that the minimum capital provided cannot be less then 12,400 EUR and the maximum number of shareholders i ...

Shelf Company in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is one prosperous state, having a high quality of life and a welcoming environment for foreign investment. The country is an attractive place for many investors who seek to start a business here, due to the relatively low taxes and rather simple procedures. Starting a business can be done ...

Paying Taxes in Luxembourg

1. What is the corporate tax in Luxembourg? In Luxembourg, the corporate tax rate varies according to the income and a 5% increase is applied as an unemployment fund contribution. Therefore, a company with an income below 15,000 EUR is subject for 21% corporate tax, while a company with a ...

Company Law in Luxembourg

When deciding to establish a company in Luxembourg, one has to take into consideration the rules stated in the Law concerning commercial companies 1915. The initial law was first introduced on the 10th August 1915 and it has been evaluated and consolidated several times since then.  In the text ...

Doing Business in Luxembourg

  Country profile Luxembourg is a constitutional monarchy, that has gained its independence from Netherlands in 1839. Its capital is set in Luxembourg city, where 90,000 people live.  The population of the entire country is 511,840, who are living on 2,586 kilometers square of land, border ...

Foreign Investments in Luxembourg

General overview The Luxembourg government encourages foreign investment. There are more than 9,000 foreign holding companies in Luxembourg. Despite the current economic crisis, Luxembourg has the highest rate of foreign investment in Europe. More than three-fourths of the foreign capital received b ...

Why Invest in Luxembourg

Luxembourg offers a favorable climate to foreign investment, remaining the most promising location for business investment in Europe. Investment opportunities are high in biotechnology and health technology, e-commerce or telecommunications, not to mention banking and insurance activities. Many inte ...

Setting up a Limited Liability Company (SARL) in Luxembourg

A Limited Liability Company in Luxembourg is known under the name of Societe a Responsabilite Limitee or SARL. This type of firm is regulated by the Commercial Companies Law 1915 and it is the ideal form of business for those foreign investors who want to keep their business structure and their admi ...

Setting up a Joint Stock Company (Societe Anonyme) in Luxembourg

A Joint Stock Company in Luxembourg is known as a Societe Anonyme and abbreviated SA. This form of business is regulated by the Commercial Companies Law 1915 and it is one of the most used types of companies in Luxembourg, together with the Limited Liability Company. Capital The minimum initial capi ...

Lawyer in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is an important point on the map of international legislation, since it is home of the European Court of Justice for more than fifty years. Besides, there are also national courts that that care of the juridical system in Luxembourg.  According to statistics, there are more than 1,00 ...

Luxembourg Public Notary

A notary in Luxembourg is defined as a public officer who provides advice in several matters and also has legal attributions. Activities performed by public notaries in Luxembourg are delegated by the state and require independence, impartiality and high qualifications. There are 36 notaries in Luxe ...

Power of Attorney in Luxembourg

A power of attorney in Luxembourg empowers a person to sign different documents on behalf of the donor who could not be present at the place of the meeting. By this document, one may choose a trusted person or organization to deal with financial or legal aspects concerning the grantor. Usually, a po ...

Business Start-up Costs in Luxembourg

1. What is the minimum share capital? When it comes to setting up a limited liability company in Luxembourg, the founders have to provide a minimum share capital of 12,400 EUR, while the incorporation of a joint stock company requires a minimum share capital of about 31,000 EUR. 2. What are the Comp ...

Company Liquidation in Luxembourg

BridgeWest handles company liquidation in Luxembourg. For more information, please contact us. The company liquidation in Luxembourg is preceded by  the company dissolution, which is a less expensive and quicker process of company termination. A company can cease its commercial activities ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Luxembourg

There are two types of non-profit organizations which can operate in Luxembourg, regulated by the “Loi du 21 avril 1928 sur les associations et les fondations sans but lucrative”: the associations and the foundations. An association opened in Luxembourg is an organization ...

Nominee Director in Luxembourg

 A Luxembourgish company, whether is a limited liability company or a joint stock company, has at least one director, resident here, which can be replaced by a third party (bank, lender or shareholder) with a nominee director if it’s desired to keep the confidentiality of their interests ...

Set up a company in Luxembourg

Establishing a company in Luxembourg could prove to be quite profitable, as entrepreneurs can benefit from the tax advantages of the country, the well-organized business structure and prosperous economy. Another advantage for entrepreneurs willing to set up a company in Luxembourg consists in findin ...

Meet us in Luxembourg

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Luxembourg. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Luxembourg.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Luxembourg.