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Eight chapters have been amended for Update 58. We are delighted to welcome new contributor Dr Jonathan Mukwiri, Durham Law School, University of Durham, who is taking on Chapter 12 – Takeovers.
Companies and the Conflict of Laws – Professor Peter Stone
The Employment Protection Directive – Katherine Apps, Littleton Chambers
Merger Regulation – Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, Director of Competition Law Forum and Senior Research Fellow in Competition Law, at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Takeovers – Dr Jonathan Mukwiri, Durham Law School, University of Durham
Prospectus Directive – Alasdair Steele and Philippa Chatterton, Nabarro
European Tax Law: Legislation and Political Initiatives – Dr Christiana Panayi, University of London
EU Tax Law and Companies: Principles of the Court of Justice – Dr Christiana Panayi
Financial and Narrative Reporting in EU Company and Securities Law – Dr Ekaete Efretuei, Keele Management School, University of Keele
Chapter 2B includes some minor updates and looks in particular at two interesting cases. Holterman Ferho v Spies von Büllesheim is studied with reference to jurisdiction over ordinary claims and jurisdiction over certain disputes governed by company law. KA Finanz v Sparkassen Versicherung is concerned with the impact of Treaty provisions in relation to the protection of creditors and the English choice of law rules on corporate matters.
Chapter 6 has some minor updating and includes an update on pensions with the case of Jürgen Webb-Sämann v Christopher Seagon.
Chapter 10 includes routine updating and details of the Commission Review of the Merger Regulation.
Chapter 12 provides greater clarification of the background and history to the Takeover Directive.Article continues below...
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