The right legal form for your company depends on liability risks, capital rquirements, the organizational structure and tax aspects of the business. By founding a company (articles, memorandum of association) you have already set out the basics for administrative work. A carefully crafted business plan is the basis for gaining a financial credit rating and liquidity planning. A full risk analysis is necessary when acquiring a company, as this determines the price. Where there are issues of succession within the family or with third parties, careful tax planning is essential.