Business Setup Related Q&A



Q.      What are the most common legal entities for businesses in Bangladesh

i. Proprietorships

ii. Partnerships (Registered & Unregistered)

iii. Public Limited Companies

iv. Private Limited Companies

Q.      What are the available entities for a foreign investor?

A foreign person may only become part of a Company (Private or Public Limited). They cannot open proprietorship or partnership concerns in Bangladesh.

Q.      What is the legal status of BDLP?

BDLP or Bangladesh Law Partners is a law firm in Bangladesh and business consultants. Bangladesh Law Partners BDLP is a service mark/trademark of  BDLP Consultancy Limited which is a registered company.

Q.      What is venture capital?

According to Venture capital is a form of private equity and a type of financing that investors provide to startup companies and small businesses that are believed to have long-term growth potential. Venture capital generally comes from well-off investors, investment banks and any other financial institutions. However, it does not always take a monetary form; it can also be provided in the form of technical or managerial expertise. Venture capital is typically allocated to small companies with exceptional growth potential, or to companies that have grown quickly and appear poised to continue to expand.

BDLP has worked with several startups and venture capital providers alike over the span of its practice and has working knowledge to assist its clients on all fronts.