Are you already a shareholder in a corporate civil-law partnership and don't know it?
Many start-up founders don't know they have already set a company up. The corporate civil-law partnership (GesbR) is the first legal form a start-up has. This form is automatically provided by law as soon as certain steps have been taken. Christoph Schmid, of the law firm CMS in Austria, looks at how start-uppers can avoid undesired legal consequences