Typical legal form for start-ups

obshestvo s ogranichennoy otvetstvennostyu/общество с ограниченной ответственностью (ООО)

Brief information

Start-ups usually choose the legal form of the Belarusian OOO. It offers the advantages of limited shareholder liability, no minimum share capital requirement, manageable corporate governance and flexible investment alternatives.

A PE/VC Fund may in principle participate in the Supervisory Board if it is established.

One or more directors manage the OOO. In addition, a Supervisory Board may be established to monitor the management.

A PE/VC Fund may not participate in the Management.
If a Supervisory Board is established, a PE/VC Fund may in principle participate in it.

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