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Doing business in Croatia

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Croatia.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Croatia
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Overseas Business Risk - Croatia
Guidance from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. Covers economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

Croatia company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Doing Business in Croatia
Guide prepared by Moore Stephens member firms on doing business with or in this country. It also provides useful information for those living and working in Croatia either temporarily or permanently. Published in 2018.

Croatia: Guide to Doing Business
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in 2015, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Croatia.

Doing Business in Croatia
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. Published in December 2017.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Croatia page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Corporate governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.

European Commission: Corporate governance
Overview of current regulations and updates covering directors and board members, shareholders, employee share ownership, remuneration policies, transparency, and financial institutions. The page links to EU Directives, recommendations and proposals.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

The float guide: How to float a company on the Zagreb Stock Exchange
Overview prepared by the International Bar Association describing the process for initial public offering (IPO) by companies. The guide explains the steps involved and offers a typical timetable.

Forums and support networks

British Croatian Chamber of Commerce
Forum for people doing business between the UK and Croatia.

Croatian Chamber of Economy
A support network for promoting business and trade.

Embassies and consulates

Articles and books in the Library collection

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