Definition: European Company
A company [multinational enterprise group] set up within the territory of the Community in the form of a European public limited–liability company (Societas Europaea or SE) on the conditions laid down in the SE Regulation.
The registered office of an SE shall be located within the Community, in the same Member State as its head office.
Eurostat, "Business registers. Recommendations manual", Methodologies and Working Papers, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2010