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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
International Securities Law Handbook 4th ed isbn 9789041154422

International Securities Law Handbook 3rd ed

Edited by: Marcus Best, Jean-Luc Soulier

ISBN13: 9789041132345
New Edition ISBN: 9789041154422
Previous Edition ISBN: 9041122915
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Numerous changes, large and small, in securities laws and regulations in many jurisdictions necessitate periodic new editions of this unique and much relied upon source of information for global investors.

In this, the third edition, the objective remains that of providing a comprehensive and reliable survey of the relevant issues encountered in the issue and offer of cross-border securities in the most significant financial markets. Under the prevailing conditions of global financial markets, such a current survey is more indispensable than ever.

Since its first edition, the International Securities Law Handbook has answered the need for a user-friendly source of information covering the the key elements of securities law and regulations. Now fully updated to include thirty-five jurisdictions, the details offered in this invaluable reference provide investors with greater protection, point the way to as much transparency as possible in securities transactions, ease the gathering of information on the securities themselves and the participants involved, and help investors better formulate their needs and interact with foreign counsel as necessary.

Country chapters, each written by an expert in the particular country’s securities law, appear alphabetically. Among many others, issues and topics covered include the following:-

  • description of the securities markets;
  • listing/market authority;
  • regulatory authority;
  • principal laws regulating the securities markets;
  • listing requirements and procedures;
  • civil and criminal liability for securities law breaches;
  • prospectus/disclosure requirements;
  • quasi securities and derivatives;
  • resale and secondary trading;
  • exemptions available; and
  • special cases, such as employee share schemes, rights issues, and takeovers.
For consistency purposes and ease of reference, country chapters appear alphabetically and address the same topics in the same order. For each of the thirty-five jurisdictions covered, the chapter deals with the subjects of most interest to overseas investors and their advisers in a consistent format, so that information on specific issues can be easily found. Comparisons can also be made between the treatment of particular issues by different jurisdictions.

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Foreword. Editors’ Preface. Editors’ Profiles. List of Contributors. Introduction. Argentina
Hernán Verly. Australia
Marcus Best. Austria
Martin Zuffer. Belgium
Carl Dotremont and Anne-Laure Velge. Brazil
Antonio Felix de Araujo Cintra and Crisleine Barboza Yamaji. Canada
Stephen Halperin, Caroline Wang and Meenu Khindri. Canada – Quebec
Neil Kravitz. China
Mingyuan Zhang. Denmark
Steen Jensen and Lisa Reinholt. Finland. Merja Kivelä, Janne Lauha and Juha Surve. France
Jean-Luc Soulier and Guillaume Pierson. Germany
Marc-Oliver Kurth and Oliver Rothley. Greece
Nikos Iliopoulos. Hong Kong
Sheldon Tse. India
Satwinder Singh, Rupa Radhakrishnan and Ranika Kapoor. Ireland
Claire Lord. Israel
Janet Levy-Pahima and Arnon Mainfeld. Japan
Noriyuki Katayama. Korea
Eui Jong Chung and Annie Eunah Lee. Malaysia
Michael H.K. Lim and Chen Lee Won. Mexico
Jorge Barrero Stahl and Alfonso Castro Díaz. The Netherlands
Bauke Falkena, Reinout Slot and Jelle Timmenga. Norway
Viggo Bang-Hansen and Thomas Aanmoen. The Philippines
Rafael A. Morales. Portugal
João Nuno P. Barrocas and Martim Krupenski. Scotland
Kenneth G. Chrystie. Singapore
Jacqueline Loke and Jacquelynne Baey. South Africa
Hendrik Bester, Mimmy Gondwe and Alexandra Von Koczian. Spain
Pedro Kirchner, Coro Fernández-Rañada and Ignacio Freire. Sweden
Anders Ackebo, Åke J. Fors and Anders Söderlind. Switzerland
Kaspar Landol and Stephan Werlen. Taiwan
Chun-Yih Cheng. Turkey
Hakki Gedik and Umut Gürgey. United Kingdom
Andrew G. Williamson and Christopher J.W. Stenning. United States of America
James E. Nicholson and Joshua L. Colburn.