Established a representative office

Office (Repräsentanz):

It refers to the office of foreign enterprises in order to observe the market and contact customers established in Germany. This is considered a commercial activity in Germany, and the establishment of a representative office of a relatively simple procedure, just in local industrial and commercial bureau registration can be. But if the office staff are self-employed businessman external management (such as authorized agents), then this form in Germany can not be regarded independent business behavior, can only represent the company in Germany, contact the customer, market research or service etc., and can not sign an agreement having legal effect, in which case there is no need in the local industrial and commercial bureau registration.