Working in Germany: the official website
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Laws & contracts

From renting out office space to product liability – as an entrepreneur in Germany, you are bound to have to deal with numerous contracts, laws and legal regulations. In the beginning, you may feel like you are surrounded by red tape, which can be very frustrating. However, think of the benefits: if there is a contract for every business transaction, you are guaranteed high legal certainty.

An overview of relevant laws and contracts you will need to deal with as you set up your own business is available on the Startup Portal. Additional information will be provided by the Chambers of Industry and Commerce. If you need additional support, please consult a lawyer.

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