The primary act of law in Hungarian company law is Act 4 of 2006 on Business Associations (Companies Act). The main types of business associations under the Companies Act are identical to those regulated in EU countries.
The procedures on founding, implementing changes in data and winding up of Hungarian associations are primarily governed by Act V of 2006 on Public Company Information, Company Registration and Winding-up Proceedings (Company Procedures Act).
Under the Companies Act, business associations may be founded by non-resident and resident natural persons, legal persons and business associations without legal personality...
One of the competitive advantages Hungary has compared to other countries in the region is the government’s strong commitment to streamlining business processes and to increasing the competitiveness of both SMEs and large enterprises in Hungary through a wide range of available incentives.
Both refundable and non-refundable incentives are available to investors coming to or expanding in Hungary. The main types of incentives related to investments are cash subsidies (either from the Hungarian Government or from EU Funds), tax incentives, low-interest loans, or land available for free or at reduced prices. The regulations on incentive opportunities are in accordance with EU rules.