May Management Consulting Firms from Barbados invest in or operate businesses in the EC as part of the Economic Partnership Agreement?

February 09 2012 | Management Consulting Services


Barbadian companies are able to invest in or establish legal entities in both Management Consulting Services and Services related to Management Consulting.  There is one country-specific condition to this access in Hungary where there is no commitment to permit arbitration and conciliation services.



There are also some general conditions that are in place across the EC for Management Consultants from Barbados.

Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Greece, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia: Limitations on the acquisition of land and real estate.

Estonia, Finland, Italy, Romania and Sweden: Limitations requiring local citizenship or residency of senior management or Board of Directors.

Poland: Limitations on the type of business.

Bulgaria, France, Finland and Italy: Limitations on the type of investment e.g. a maximum percentage for foreign shareholding or voting rights.

EC: Limitations on the treatment extended to branches and agencies.