Forming a Subsidiary in the European Common Market

The appearance of a new market which is open to free enterprise and contains almost as many customers as the United States has opened immense opportunities to American enterprises, with their unique experience in mass production and mass marketing. General counsel for large American enterprises are confronted with a new need for some understanding of the problems of organizing subsidiary companies in this new market. The present article is written to supply an introduction to the legal factors which bear on solutions of these problems.