Die Wahl der Rechtsform – Die Genossenschaft als Option im Nachfolgeprozess

Many questions under a succession process are of a legal nature. The choice of legal form comes to a fundamental importance in company law. The choice influences in a significant mass the company’s internal organs, decision-making processes and the financial results to be achieved.

The present report deals with thoughts about the cooperative form –  a little-known entitiy with a very specific entrepreneurial potential. While the legal form of a sole proprietorship and often the AG and GmbH appeal to individual entrepreneurs, there are also forms of collective entrepreneurship , for which the cooperative is an interesting option. The cooperative can be used as an appropriate construct to raise capital in width – but it can also be understood as a solution to anchor a company and its values in a community – or they can also be used as a basis to anchor modern, sustainable business models in the width.

Die Wahl der Rechtsform – Die Genossenschaft als Option im Nachfolgeprozess

Published by:
Foundation KMU Next
www.kmunext.ch

Authors:
Alexander Jungmeister (Universität Luzern),
Aimi Thi (Universität Luzern),
Frank Halter (Universität St. Gallen)

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