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Limited company

A limited company can be founded by one or more natural or legal persons. The share capital of a private limited company must be at least EUR 2,500 and that of a public limited company EUR 80,000. The shareholders are not personally responsible for the company's liabilities. A limited company is entered into the Trade Register.



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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

A limited company can be founded by one or more natural or legal persons. The share capital of a private limited company must be at least EUR 8,000 and that of a public limited company EUR 80,000. The shareholders are not personally responsible for the company's liabilities. A limited company is entered into the Trade Register.



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Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 31 August 2006

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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