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Common Legal Framework for Takeover Bids in Europe

Common Legal Framework for Takeover Bids in Europe
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    Dirk Van Gerven, Nikolaos Andronikos, Florian Khol, Thomas Berghammer, Marc Van Der Haegen, Petr Kasik, Vlastimil Pihera, Sven Papp, Ahto Nirgi, Hildegard Ziemons, Jochen Schlotter, Karsten Hilmer, Vassiliki Lazarakou, Elena Papachristou, Jacques De Servigny, Zsófia Fekete, Michael Greene, Keavy Ryan, Dace Silava-Tomsone, Martins Aljens, Irmantas Norkus, Eva Suduiko, Josee Weydert, Carmen Rodriguez, Christiaan De Brauw, Bart Jong, Harmen De Mol Van Otterloo, Paul Olden, Martim Krupenski, Branislav Hazucha, Michaela Jurkova, Carlos Paredes Galego, Dámaso Riaño López, Craig Jones, Yordan Naydenov, Damian Simeonov, Angel Angelov, Vagn Thorup, David Moalem, Mikko Heinonen, Klaus Ilmonen, Didier G. Martin, Antoine Tezenas Du Montcel, Max Baird-Smith, Francesco Gianni, Andrea Aiello, Louis De Gabriele, David Zahra, Rafał Dziedzic, Maciej Owczarewicz, Małgorzata Wojtkiewicz-Kabut, Diana E. Precup, Matija Knapič, Jurij Dolžan, Peter Premk, Madeleine Rydberger, Nils Nostell, Ólafur Arinbjörn Sigurðsson, Andreas Schurti, Alexander Appel, Sverre Tyrhaug, Tore Mydske
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    • Date Published: February 2012
    • availability: In stock
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9780521191777

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    • This book discusses the Takeover Directive and its implementing rules in each Member State of the European Union and the European Economic Area, providing companies and their advisors with useful insight into the legal framework and principles applicable to takeover bids in the region. The Council Directive of 21 April 2004 on takeover bids sets forth the general principles applicable to takeover bids and clarifies certain minimum rules with respect to the procedure for a takeover bid, the obligation to make a mandatory bid in the event a minimum threshold is crossed and the majority shareholder's squeeze-out right as well as the minority shareholders' sell-out rights. Furthermore, the Directive defines the authority which is competent to approve offer documents and supervise takeover bids, and provides for optional restrictions on the actions of the target company's management and on defence mechanisms.

      • Gives an overview of legislation in each country of the European Economic Area, offering readers a quick understanding of the rules applicable in each of the countries
      • Analyses the rules applicable to takeover bids on securities admitted to trading in Europe, thus providing a useful tool for the legal language relating to publication of a prospectus
      • The critical appraisal of the whole concept and its usefulness in practice, and includes contacts who can provide further information
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      • Date Published: February 2012
      • format: Multiple copy pack
      • isbn: 9780521191777
      • length: 826 pages
      • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 45 mm
      • weight: 1.56kg
      • availability: In stock
    • Table of Contents

      Part I:
      1. Rules of Community law applicable to takeover bids Dirk Van Gerven
      2. A US lawyer's perspective on the Takeover Directive Nikolaos Andronikos
      Part II. Application in Each Member State: National Reports for the EU Member States:
      3. Austria Florian Khol and Thomas Berghammer
      4. Belgium Marc Van Der Haegen and Dirk Van Gerven
      5. Czech Republic Petr Kasik and Vlastimil Pihera
      6. Estonia Sven Papp and Ahto Nirgi
      7. Germany Hildegard Ziemons, Jochen Schlotter and Karsten Hilmer
      8. Greece Vassiliki Lazarakou and Elena Papachristou
      9. Hungary Jacques De Servigny and Zsófia Fekete
      10. Ireland Michael Greene and Keavy Ryan
      11. Latvia Dace Silava-Tomsone and Martins Aljens
      12. Lithuania Irmantas Norkus and Eva Suduiko
      13. Luxembourg Josee Weydert and Carmen Rodriguez
      14. The Netherlands Christiaan De Brauw, Bart Jong, Harmen De Mol Van Otterloo and Paul Olden
      15. Portugal Martim Krupenski
      16. Slovak Republic Branislav Hazucha and Michaela Jurkova
      17. Spain Carlos Paredes Galego and Dámaso Riaño López
      18. United Kingdom Craig Jones
      Annexes: Annex I. Council Directive (EC) No 2004/25 of 21 April 2004 on takeover bids (the Takeover Directive)
      Annex II. List of national laws implementing the Takeover Directive
      Part II. Application in Each Member State: National Reports for the EU Member States:
      19. Bulgaria Yordan Naydenov, Damian Simeonov and Angel Angelov
      20. Cyprus Alexandros Tsadiras
      21. Denmark Vagn Thorup and David Moalem
      22. Finland Mikko Heinonen and Klaus Ilmonen
      23. France Didier G. Martin, Antoine Tezenas Du Montcel and Max Baird-Smith
      24. Italy Francesco Gianni and Andrea Aiello
      25. Malta Louis De Gabriele and David Zahra
      26. Poland Rafał Dziedzic, Maciej Owczarewicz and Małgorzata Wojtkiewicz-Kabut
      27. Romania Diana E. Precup
      28. Slovenia Matija Knapič, Jurij Dolžan and Peter Premk
      29. Sweden Madeleine Rydberger and Nils Nostell
      Part III. Application in the EEA Member States:
      30. Iceland Ólafur Arinbjörn Sigurðsson
      31. Liechtenstein Andreas Schurti and Alexander Appel
      32. Norway Sverre Tyrhaug and Tore Mydske
      Annexes: Annex I. Council Directive (EC) No 2004/25 of 21 April 2004 on takeover bids (the Takeover Directive)
      Annex II. List of national laws implementing the Takeover Directive.

    • General Editor

      Dirk Van Gerven, NautaDutilh, Brussels
      Dirk Van Gerven is a partner in the Brussels office of NautaDutilh, a leading Benelux law firm, and a member of the Brussels and New York Bars. He has extensive experience in all areas of corporate and financial law, including securities regulation. Dirk is in charge of continuing legal education for the Dutch-speaking Bar Association of Brussels and has published widely in the fields of corporate and financial law. Since 2003, he has been a member of the supervisory board of Belgium's Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission.

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      Dirk Van Gerven, Nikolaos Andronikos, Florian Khol, Thomas Berghammer, Marc Van Der Haegen, Petr Kasik, Vlastimil Pihera, Sven Papp, Ahto Nirgi, Hildegard Ziemons, Jochen Schlotter, Karsten Hilmer, Vassiliki Lazarakou, Elena Papachristou, Jacques De Servigny, Zsófia Fekete, Michael Greene, Keavy Ryan, Dace Silava-Tomsone, Martins Aljens, Irmantas Norkus, Eva Suduiko, Josee Weydert, Carmen Rodriguez, Christiaan De Brauw, Bart Jong, Harmen De Mol Van Otterloo, Paul Olden, Martim Krupenski, Branislav Hazucha, Michaela Jurkova, Carlos Paredes Galego, Dámaso Riaño López, Craig Jones, Yordan Naydenov, Damian Simeonov, Angel Angelov, Vagn Thorup, David Moalem, Mikko Heinonen, Klaus Ilmonen, Didier G. Martin, Antoine Tezenas Du Montcel, Max Baird-Smith, Francesco Gianni, Andrea Aiello, Louis De Gabriele, David Zahra, Rafał Dziedzic, Maciej Owczarewicz, Małgorzata Wojtkiewicz-Kabut, Diana E. Precup, Matija Knapič, Jurij Dolžan, Peter Premk, Madeleine Rydberger, Nils Nostell, Ólafur Arinbjörn Sigurðsson, Andreas Schurti, Alexander Appel, Sverre Tyrhaug, Tore Mydske

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