European Cross-Border Mergers and Reorganisations

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Jérôme Vermeylen, Ivo Vande Velde
OUP Oxford, Mar 29, 2012 - Law - 984 pages
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The most comprehensive guide to all techniques available to European companies, European Cross-Border Mergers and Reorganisations is the ideal reference tool for lawyers, auditors, notaries and scholars working in the field. Providing everything a practitioner needs to co-ordinate a successful cross-border merger, the book analyses the EU Directives and how they have been applied in each of the main EU/EEA member states. The diverging rules for each jurisdiction are highlighted and explained enabling quick comparisons to be made between countries for assessing feasibility of the chosen technique. As well as the requirements, formalities and potential pitfalls of cross-border mergers, each country analysis addresses the relevant aspects of corporate, employment and tax law such as informing shareholders and employees, verification of the legality of the merger, and language requirements. The book also considers other cross-border reorganisation techniques, such as demergers, partial demergers, the transfer of branches of activity, the creation of a Societas Europaea, or a Societas Cooperativa Europea, and the cross-boarder transfer of a company's head office or registered office, providing a practical guide to the best possible solution for a practitioner's client. European Cross-Border Reorganisations: Law and Practice is an easy-to-use reference work for legal, tax and audit professionals involved in mergers.

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