Creating a corporate structure is one of the most important steps of entering a new market. Different elements play role in the choosing the right vehicle for establishing commercial presence in Iran. The complexity of the business, scope of liabilities, required capital, number of shareholders, types of shares, minority and majority shareholders’ rights, transfer of shares, number of board of directors, the procedure for decision-makings, quorums of general assemblies, filing and disclosure requirements determines what shall be considered by international companies as the most relevant corporate structure for the business in Iran.
Meshkat team advise its clients with regard to all matters related to the establishing commercial presence in Iran including the choice of Iranian corporate structures and setting up of representative offices, branches and subsidiaries wholly or partially owned by an international parent company or its regional company in Middle-East and Asia.
We establish our clients’ local presence in Iran, register their branches and subsidiaries, seek all necessary approvals and obtain licensed for incorporation or operation in regulated markets or activities and assist them all way through making their legal entity operational in Iran including tax, VAT and social security registrations, bank account opening, and obtaining resident and work permits.