21 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2012
Date Written: May 1, 2012
This paper contains the views of the European Company Law Experts (ECLE) on the future of European company law. The paper accompanies the responses of the European Company Law Experts to the European Commission’s Consultation on the future of European Company Law of spring 2012. In the first part of the paper we set out our views on the objectives of European company law and in the following parts we discuss how the European Commission should proceed with rule making in the field of company law.
Keywords: company law, harmonization, company mobility, cross-border mergers, cross-border voting, group law, capital maintenance, alternative legal forms
JEL Classification: K20, K22
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Böckli, Peter and Davies, Paul L. and Ferran, Eilis and Ferrarini, Guido and Garrido Garcia, José M. and Hopt, Klaus J. and Pietrancosta, Alain and Pistor, Katharina and Skog, Rolf and Soltysinski, Stanislaw and Winter, Jaap W. and Wymeersch, Eddy, The Future of European Company Law (May 1, 2012). Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 420. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2075034 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2075034
By Klaus Hopt