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A branch is where a new location, division, department, or office is set up, still under the original company’s name and is still part of that legal entity. It is a part of a company that is organized so as to conduct business on behalf of a company, as opposed to carrying on business that is merely ancillary or incidental to the company’s business as a whole.
Is where a company sets up a new company and registers the legal entity with the local authority as a stand-alone company. A subsidiary is a separate legal entity from the parent, although owned by the parent corporation. A company may form a subsidiary either by purchasing a controlling interest in an existing company or creating the company itself.
At a glance:
The steps you are legally required to follow are outlined in this section including:
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