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Capital Markets in the Age of the Euro: Cross-border Transactions, Listed Companies and Regulation

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Edited by: Guido Ferrarini

ISBN13: 9789041117373
ISBN: 9041117377
Published: March 2002
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The integration of European - indeed, global - capital markets has been under way for quite some time. However, the adoption of the single European currency crystallises the process, solving many old problems at the same time as it creates new challenges.;In this wide-ranging book, 28 practitioners and academics - including economists, regulators, and lawyers - pool their resources to analyse issues affecting investment, conduct of business rules, stock exchanges, trading, and company law.

Originally designed as a research project, this finished work was developed from individual research and first drafts through group discussion to a final interconnected achievement.;Since the authors met at a conference in Genoa in November 2000 on the initiative of four major European law faculties, a number of pertinent regulatory developments have taken place, notably the Lamfalussy Report and the adoption of various proposals by the European Commission.

Analysis of the impact of such events has been incorporated into this final text. Among other significant matters affecting capital markets, the authors discuss the following: conflict of laws issues; on-line trading; clearing and settlement systems; takeovers; and relevant soft law.

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Preface. List of Contributors. List of Abbreviations. Part I: The Internal Market and Investor Protection.
1. Financial Services and the Internal Market; D. O'Keeffe, N. Carey.2. Investor Protection and the Treaty: An Uneasy Relationship;N. Moloney. Part II: Conduct of Business.
3. Conduct of Business Rules and their Implementation in the EU Member States; M. Tison.
4. The Sophisticated Investor and the ISD; J. Welch.
5. Conduct of Business Rules and Collective Investment Schemes; F. Annunziata. Part III: Financial Services and the Internet.
6. Trading On-line and the Protection of the Consumer; G. Alpa.
7. Is the E-Commerce Directive the Best Solution to Achieving an Integrated Internal Market in Financial Services? C. Biancheri.
8. Jurisdiction, Conflicts of Law and the Internet; W. Blair, D. Quest. A Comment; L. G. Radicati do Brozolo. Part IV: Exchange Governance.
9. Customer-Controlled Firms: The Case of Financial Exchanges; C. Di Noia.
10. Different Stock Exchange Interest Groups; S. Kalss.
11. Is Governance an Issue for Plumbers? Preliminary Remarks on Consolidation of Securities Settlement Systems; G. Sabatini, I. Tarola. Part V: Transnational Markets.
12. Securities Regulation and the Rise of the Pan-European Securities Markets: An Overview; G. Ferrarini.
13. Regulatory Implications of an Exchange Merger; S. Bergstrasser.
14. The Performance of European Stock Exchanges: Evidence from Listing Decisions; M. Pagano.
15. Internationalisation of Primary Public Securities Markets Revisited; H. S. Scott.
16. Cross-Border Financial Transactions: 25 Questions to Consider in Making Risk Management Decisions; A. M. Corcoran.
17. The European Directive of 19 May 1998 on Settlement Finality in Payment and Securities Settlement Systems; D. Devos. Part VI: Cross-Border Takeovers.
18. The Duties of the Directors of the Target Company in Hostile Takeovers-German and European Perspectives; K. J. Hopt.
19. Takeovers and the Conflict of Laws; A. K. Schnyder.
20. The 13th Directive on Takeover Bids--Formation and Principles; P. Lambreacht. Part VII: Company Law and Jurisdictional Competition.
21. The Use of ICT in Company Law Matters; E. Wymeersch.
22. Centros and the Proper Law of Companies; P. Behrens.
23. The Centros Case and the Rise of an EC Market for Corporate Law; F. Munari, P. Terrile.
24. Regulatory Competition in European Company Law-Some Different Genius? Index.