Company Law

Working Paper

03 August 2017

Market Soundings: The Interaction between Securities Regulation and Company Law in the United Kingdom and Italy

Before deciding on operations involving share issuance or sale, companies or shareholders may seek to disclose information to selected investors, in order to gauge their opinion on the envisaged market operation. Such ‘market...

Stefano Lombardo | Federico M. Mucciarelli
01 August 2015

Corporate Governance in Europe: A Critical Review of the European Commission?s Initiatives on Corporate Law and Corporate Governance

European corporate law and corporate governance are moving ahead beyond expectation. Some British voices called this ?a renaissance in the past decade?. In December 2012, the European Commission came forward with an Action Plan that...

Klaus Hopt
01 May 2011

The Relation between Firm-Level Corporate Governance and Market Value: A Study of India

Relatively little is known about the corporate governance practice of firms in emerging markets. We provide a detailed overview of the practices of publicly traded firms in India, and identify areas where governance practices are...

Bala Balasubramanian | Bernard Black | Vikramaditya Khanna
01 February 2015

Centros, the Freedom of Establishment for Companies, and the Court's Accidental Vision for Corporate Law

In consequence of the three ECJ cases in Centros (1999), Überseering (2002), and Inspire Art (2003), EU member states can no longer effectively apply the real seat theory to companies from other Member States or take other measures to...

Martin Gelter

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