The Rules on Conflict of Laws in the European Takeover Directive
European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 458-476, 2004
19 Pages Posted: 23 Nov 2005
The rules on conflict of laws are the cornerstones of the new European Directive on Takeovers. This article evaluates their solutions by way of comparison with the scope and applicability of domestic takeover laws in Germany, France, the UK and the USA, concentrating in various manners on the real seat of the target, on the place of its listing or on the residence of the shareholders.
Keywords: Takeover Directive, Company law, corporate law, takeover law, tender offers, conflict of laws, regulatory competition, European law
JEL Classification: K22
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