Reform

Working Paper

21 October 2020

Making the Case for a Rome V Regulation on the Law Applicable to Companies

There is significant legal variation and uncertainty in the conflict of laws rules applicable to companies in the EU. While the case law of the Court of Justice on the freedom of establishment has clarified some questions, it is evident...

Carsten Gerner-Beuerle | Federico M. Mucciarelli | Edmund Schuster | Mathias Siems
01 March 2013

A New Framework for Business Restructuring in Europe: The EU Commission's Proposals for a Reform of the European Insolvency Regulation and Beyond

This paper critically reviews the EU Commission?s proposals for a reform of the European Insolvency Regulation (EIR). The focus of the paper is on the Regulation?s use as a tool for business restructuring in Europe. The paper argues that...

Horst Eidenmüller
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 September 2015

Restructuring the European Business Enterprise: The EU Commission Recommendation on a New Approach to Business Failure and Insolvency

Two events are currently changing the landscape for business restructurings in the European Union: the “Restructuring Recommendation” (RR) of the European Commission, issued in 2014, and the 2015 recast of the European...

Horst Eidenmüller | Kristin van Zwieten
01 April 2017

Governance Challenges of Listed State-Owned Enterprises around the World: National Experiences and a Framework for Reform

Despite predictions of their demise in the aftermath of the collapse of socialist economies in Eastern Europe, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are very much alive in the global economy. The relevance of listed SOEs — firms still...

Curtis J. Milhaupt | Mariana Pargendler

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