Law relating to Cross Border Mergers under Companies Act, 1956

Sebi & Corporate Laws, Vol. 89, No. 42, 2009

11 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last revised: 29 Sep 2009

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Raghav Sharma

National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ)

Rajeev Vidhani

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: October 23, 2008

Abstract

Cross border merger activity is on the rise in India. The present article deals with state of law relating to cross border mergers under the Companies Act, 1956 and the jurisdiction of Indian courts while sanctioning such merger schemes. The article is divided into the following main parts:

(I) General Nature of Court's Jurisdiction (II) Are Cross Border Mergers Permitted? (III) Court's Jurisdiction in Cases of Cross Border Mergers

Keywords: India, Merger, Cross border, Company, Companies Act, Court

Suggested Citation

Sharma, Raghav and Vidhani, Rajeev, Law relating to Cross Border Mergers under Companies Act, 1956 (October 23, 2008). Sebi & Corporate Laws, Vol. 89, No. 42, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1288526

Raghav Sharma (Contact Author)

National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) ( email )

NH-65, Nagour Road
Kamala Nehru Nagar, Jodhpur
Mandore, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 34230
India

Rajeev Vidhani

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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