Company Forms in Germany (Seminar in English)

with Deborah Fry, Fry & Bonthrone Partnerschaft Language Consultancy and Services

• An introduction to the core company law terms and concepts in Germany that are relevant to company forms
• A guide through the maze of company forms, from sole proprietors through the various forms of partnerships down to the different types corporations
• A look at internal corporate and Group structures and related translation issues


The seminar addresses the concepts and terminology, and related translation issues, surrounding German company forms. It explains a number of core company law terms and concepts that help in providing a basic understanding of this area, as well as many of the abbreviations and acronyms for company forms that typically confront translators. Vehicles covered range from sole proprietorships and simple BGB-Gesellschaften, through the EK, the OHG and other "gewerbliche Unternehmungen", the main types of limited partnership (including the "& Co. KG" and the "KGaA"), down to the various forms of corporation (GmbH, AG and SE). Key information on the requirements, powers and duties associated with each form, and on the legislation governing them, will be provided. In addition, the seminar will look at common concepts and terms related to internal corporate and group structures and the translation issues associated with them.
The seminar is aimed at German-to-English translators and is designed both to serve as an introduction for translators unfamiliar with this material and as a technical refresher for more advanced translators. Registered participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance to


Date: Monday, 1 December 2014
Place: Center of Vienna, exact location will be announced
Fee: Fees are exclusive of value added tax. The fee includes lunch, refreshments and seminar materials.

Registrations by e-mail to Please state seminar title and date, company/name(s) of attendee(s), billing address, phone/fax/cell phone/e-mail.

Datum und Zeit

 01.12.2014, 09:30 – 01.12.2014, 17:30 




CAMELS - Capital Markets English Language Services

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