The European Company (Societas Europaea or SE) and the European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) are legal entities that may be incorporated in a member state. Depending on your objectives, you can establish an SE or an EEIG, by choosing amongst the different types available whilst taking into consideration the relevant incorporation requirements and corresponding obligations deriving from it.
The life cycle of an SE or an EEIG consists of a startup phase, a running and a closing phase.
A step-by-step guide is provided regarding the procedures to be followed at each stage, to assist you in maintaining an updated register to help maintain an updated register of European Companies/EEIG and ensuring the entity's compliance with its obligations to the Registrar of Companies.
Utilize the available electronic services, regarding the name approval for a European Company or a European Economic Interest Grouping, for faster and more efficient processing of requests.
Utilize the quick links available here to gain instant access to popular tasks, such as registration of European companies, updating SE particulars, filing of annual report of SE, registration of EEIG, updating of EEIG’s particulars, as well as obtaining certified copies.
Here, you will find a variety of sources of information, such as, forms and fees, relevant legislation, gazette, statistics, tips and notes, that will assist you in the management of your SE or EEIG.