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  

Mathias M. Siems

Durham University - Durham Law School; University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Siems, Mathias M., The Rules on Conflict of Laws in the European Takeover Directive. European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 458-476, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=853845

Mathias M. Siems (Contact Author)

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University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research ( email )

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