The aim of the European Community by designing a framework for company law is to harmonise the conditions and national approaches for the establishment of companies in the EU. Although not a main concern for most small enterprises, UEAPME closely follows the developments in this area, especially the debate on a European Private Company statute.
September 2011: UEAPME reply to the first stage consultation of social partners on the possible review of Directive 2001/86/EC supplementing the Statute for a European Company with regard to the involvement of employees
February 2010: UEAPME comments on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 78/660/EEC on the annual accounts of certain types of companies as regards micro-entities
October 2008: UEAPME Position on the European Private Company