Establishing Branch Offices of foreign legal entities in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tax Alert, October 2013
The recent changes in the Company Act of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter “FBiH”), have enabled the establishment of branch offices of foreign legal entities.
In accordance with Article 2 of the Law on amendments to the Company Act, which was published on the 27th September 2013 in the Official Gazette of the FBiH No. 75/13 and which shall enter into force as of the 5th October 2013, foreign legal entities will be enabled to establish branch offices within the territory of FBiH.
Branch offices will be registered in accordance to the Law on Registration of Legal Entities in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (“Official Gazette of FBiH”, No. 27/05, 68/05 and 43/09).