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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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European Comparative Company Law


ISBN13: 9780521842198
Published: July 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £103.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781107407640



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Company law is undergoing fundamental change in Europe. All European countries have undertaken extensive reform of their company legislation. Domestic reform has traditionally been driven by corporate failures or scandals. Initiatives to make corporate governance more effective are a feature of recent European law reform, as are measures to simplify and ease burdens on smaller and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

An increasing EU harmonisation is taking place through the Company Law Directives, and the free movement of companies is also facilitated by the case law of the European Court of Justice on the directives and the right to free movement and establishment in the EC Treaty. New European corporate forms such as the European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) and the European Company (SE) have added new dimensions. At a time of rapid development of EU and national company laws, this book will aid the understanding of an emerging discipline.

  • Takes an important practical and theoretical approach to European company law
  • Covers a field which has previously had little attention recently
  • It comes at a time where both EU and national company laws are undergoing massive change and reform

Subjects:
Company Law, Comparative Law
Contents:
1. The emerging discipline of European company law
2. EC company law and comparative company law: some methodological problems
3. Formation of companies (also including the free movement, Centros type problems)
4. Forms of business organisation
5. Management and control
6. Share and loan capital
7. Protection of minority rights
8. Employee participation
9. Groups of companies
10. Mergers, divisions, acquisitions and take-overs, and their cross-border aspects
11. Investor protection and the regulation of insider trading
12. Corporate insolvency