|TRIVAGO N.V. filed this Form 20-F on 03/06/2018|
Item 10: Additional information
Our shareholders adopted the Articles of Association filed as Exhibit 3.1 to our Registration Statement on Form F-1 filed with the SEC on November 14, 2016.
The information set forth in our prospectus dated December 16, 2016, filed with the SEC pursuant to Rule 424(b), under the headings “Description of share capital and articles of association—Amendment of articles of association,” “Description of share capital and articles of association—Comparison of Dutch corporate law and our articles of association and U.S. corporate law” is incorporated herein by reference.
Except as otherwise disclosed in this annual report (including the Exhibits), we are not currently, nor have we been for the past two years, party to any material contract, other than contracts entered into in the ordinary course of business.
There are no governmental laws, decrees or regulations in the Netherlands, the Company's jurisdiction of organization, that restrict the Company's export or import of capital in any material respect, including, but not limited to, foreign exchange controls.
There are no limitations imposed by Dutch law or the Company's charter documents on the right of non-resident or foreign owners to hold or vote Class A shares.
The following summary contains a description of material German, Dutch and U.S. federal income tax consequences of the acquisition, ownership and disposition of ADSs, but it does not purport to be a comprehensive description of all the tax considerations that may be relevant to a decision to purchase ADSs. The summary is based on the tax laws of Germany and the regulations thereunder, on the tax laws of the Netherlands and regulations thereunder and on the tax laws of the United States and regulations thereunder as of the date hereof, which are subject to change.
The following section presents a number of key German taxation principles which are or can be relevant to the acquisition, holding or transfer of ADSs both by an ADS holder (an individual, a partnership or corporation) that has a tax domicile in Germany (that is, whose place of residence, habitual abode, registered office or place of management is in Germany) not being subject to a specific or special German tax regime and by an ADS holder without a tax domicile in Germany. The information is not exhaustive and does not constitute a definitive explanation of all possible aspects of taxation that could be relevant for ADS holders. The information is based on the tax law in force in Germany as of the date of this annual report (and its interpretation by administrative directives and courts) as well as typical provisions of double taxation treaties that Germany