Setting up, running and dissolving a business is never easy wherever the jurisdiction, but for EU Member States it is complicated by the effects of EU Directives on their own law and practice. EU Directives governing the regulation of companies have had profound effects on how businesses operate throughout Europe. In the UK, for example, the European Company (SE), money laundering legislation and developments in cross-border insolvency have all resulted from EU initiatives.Gore-Browne on EU Company Law
explains the impact of EU Directives and Regulations on company law, taxation, accounting and insolvency. Analytical in approach, it examines and monitors the implementation provisions in the UK, looks at forthcoming developments and Directives, analyses key cases from the European Court of Justice and discusses new EU business entities that are now available and are increasingly being used by Member States including the UK.Gore-Browne on EU Company Law
includes a succinct and informative section on the ongoing debate and developments regarding the proposals for legislation regarding single-member companies within the EU, which has been the subject of debate across Member States for nearly a decade. Read more on this topic...
In one looseleaf volume it contains the fully amended text of all the European Directives together with invaluable commentary on the implementation and purpose of each Directive.
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- Extensive contents such as corporate forms, market abuse, transparency, take-overs, mergers, corporate governance, employee issues, cross-border mergers and insolvency.
- Analysis of how corporate rescue in the UK and Member States are affected by the UNCITRAL Model Law and the 2000 EC Regulation.
- Authoritative commentary on the implementation and purpose of each Directive and how it has been working in practice.
- Practical explanations of how EU legislation and cases can influence corporate activity across Member States
- Reproduces the amended text of the key EU Directives and other EU Regulations and EU guidance materials.
- A comprehensive source of cases from the European Court of Justice which must be followed by UK courts
- Expanded coverage of European Tax Law, including detailed analysis of the key European Court rulings on Member States' direct taxes
is an invaluable guide for solicitors, barristers and accountants, and anybody practising in or researching company and insolvency law.
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- Introduction and core company law provisions
- Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility
- Conflicts of law
- Employee issues
- Corporate forms
- European company statute
- Cross border mergers and merger regulation
- Market abuse
- Money laundering
- Financial services and securities regulation
- Financial reporting and accounting
- Joint ventures
- Proposed draft directives
'Gore-Browne on EU Company law is a very well written looseleaf work which covers a substantial amount of material on international company law. It very helpfully reproduces at the end of each chapter some of the key primary materials which are the subject of analysis in the relevant chapter. This is a looseleaf which does not stop at just reciting the law as it currently stands, but it goes further in that it supplies a truly interesting critique of the current state of the law with good referencing to other commentary. Being a looseleaf, it is completely up to date with the latest domestic and international case law on company law. However, it also includes some very useful commentary on ongoing changes to existing legislation. I strongly recommend it to all professionals who practice in company law and whose work has a cross-border element to it.'
Stefan Ramel LLB, LLM (Cantab), Barrister, Guildhall Chambers, Bristol
GENERAL EDITORDr Carsten Gerner-Beuerle,
Assessor iur, LLM, PhD, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science
, MA (Cantab), LLM (Harvard), Barrister, Littleton Chambers Dr Mark Butler
, Lecturer in Law, Lancaster UniversityPhilippa Chatterton
, Senior Associate, Nabarro LLPEkaete Efretuei
, Lecturer in Accounting and Programme Director for BSc Accounting and Finance, Newcastle University LondonDr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen,
Director of the Competition Law Forum and Senior Research Fellow in Competition Law, British Institute of International and Comparative LawAndrew Henderson
, Partner, Eversheds LLPMichael Schillig,
Senior Lecturer in Employment Law, School of Law, University of ManchesterJoan Loughrey,
Professor of Law, School of Law, University of LeedsMichael Lyons
, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP, LondonGerard McCormack,
Professor of International Business Law and Director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of LeedsDr Jonathan Mukwiri
, Barrister, Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Durham Law SchoolDr Christiana Panayi,
Professor in Tax Law, Centre of Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London; Researcher at the Institute for Fiscal StudiesMichael Schillig,
Reader in International Commercial and Financial Law, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College LondonRichard Smith,
Partner, Mayer Brown International LLPMatteo Solinas
, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law , School of Law, Victoria University of WellingtonAlasdair Steele
, Partner, Nabarro LLPPeter Stone,
Lecturer in Law, University of Essex, Lecturer in Employment Studies, Manchester Business SchoolChris Stott
, Senior Associate PSL, Clifford Chance LLP, London
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Update 63 – September 2017Fourteen chapters have been amended for Update 63.
Chapter 2A Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility – Professor Joan Loughrey, School of Law, University of Leeds
Chapter 2B Companies and the Conflict of Laws – Professor Peter Stone
Chapter 3 Information, Consultation and Participation of Employees – Dr Aristea Koukiadaki, School of Law, University of Manchester
Chapter 5 Acquired Rights Directive – Dr Mark Butler, Lecturer in Law, Lancaster University
Chapter 6 Employment Protection Directive – Katherine Apps, Barrister, Littleton Chambers, London
Chapter 7 Employees and Collective Redundancies – Dr Aristea Koukiadaki, School of Law, University of Manchester
Chapter 10 Mergers, Divisions and Takeovers – Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, Director of the Competition Law Forum and Senior Research Fellow in Competition
Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Chapter 14 The Money Laundering Directive – Chris Stott, Senior Associate PSL, Clifford Chance LLP, London and Michael Lyons, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP, London
Chapter 16 Prospectus Directive – Alasdair Steele and Philippa Chatterton, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Chapter 18 European Tax Law: Legislation and Soft Law – Dr Christiana Panayi, Professor in Tax Law, Queen Mary, University of London
Chapter 19 EU Tax Law and Companies: Principles of the Court of Justice – Dr Christiana Panayi, Professor in Tax Law, Queen Mary, University of London
Chapter 20 Financial and Narrative Reporting in EU Company and Securities Law – Dr Ekaete Efretuei, Newcastle University London
Chapter 21 International Insolvency Initiatives – Dr Gerard McCormack, Professor of International Business Law and Director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of Leeds
Chapter 22 The European Insolvency Regulation – Dr Gerard McCormack, Professor of International Business Law and Director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of Leeds
Chapter 2A includes changes brought about by the amendments to the Shareholder Rights Directive. Chapter 2B discusses in detail the changes concerning the Rome II Regulation and new cases such as Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell concerning choice of law in respect of torts. Chapters 3 and 7 look at the possible implications of Brexit on employment. Chapter 5, as well as looking at Brexit, looks at Betriebsrat der Ruhrlandklinik gGmbH v Ruhrlandklinik gGmbH concerning the employment relationship and non-property organisations. Chapter 6, among others, looks at two new recent cases on equal pay and severance pay. Chapter 10 includes the implications of Brexit in the area of mergers. Chapter 14 has been completely updated and reworked by Chris Stott and Michael Lyons, Clifford Chance. It incorporates a full discussion of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive and also takes a look at the forthcoming Fifth Directive. Chapter 16 includes a full critique of the 2017 Prospectus Regulation, which will gradually replace the Prospectus Directive. Chapters 18 and 19 include the latest taxation cases from across the EU. Chapter 20 includes some minor changes. Chapter 21 includes a new case, Cherkasov v Olegovich, the Official Receiver of Dalnyaya Step LLC, on public policy exceptions. Chapter 22 has undergone an extensive update and includes comprehensive coverage of the recast Insolvency Regulation with many new sections.
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