Capital Directive in Europe

Capital Directive in Europe : The Rules on Incorporation and Capital of Limited Liability Companies

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This book provides an overview of the Second Council Directive 77/91/EEC of 13 December 1976 (also known as the Capital Directive) and its implementing rules in each Member State of the European Union and the European Economic Area. It provides companies and advisors with useful insights regarding articles of association and related documents, the incorporation and capital requirements of European companies with limited liability and the rules applicable to the acquisition and pledge of their own shares, the cross-participations, the financial assistance and the distribution of profits. A general report on the Capital Directive is followed by a discussion of the implementation of the rules laid down in the Directive in the national laws of each Member State, each in accordance with a common format and contributed by a practitioner from that more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1139989154
  • 9781139989152

Table of contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Community rules applicable to the incorporation and capital of public limited-liability companies Dirk Van Gerven; Part II. National Reports for the EU Member States: 2. Austria Gottfried Gassner; 3. Belgium Dirk Van Gerven; 4. Bulgaria Raina Dimitrova; 5. Cyprus Alexandros Tsadiras; 6. Czech Republic Jan Lasak and Juraj Hudak; 7. Denmark Vagn Thorup and Jeppe Buskov; 8. Estonia Sven Papp, Helerin Kaldvee and Alla Kuznetsova; 9. Finland Outi Raitasuo; 10. France Jean-Marc Desache; 11. Germany Andreas Wuesthoff and Sabine Roeth; 12. Greece Tom Kyriakopoulos; 13. Hungary Viktoria Szilagyi and Tamas Pasztor; 14. Ireland Ciaran Tansey; 15. Italy Antonella Brambilla; 16. Latvia Janis Bogdasarovs; 17. Lithuania Akvile Bosaite and Karina Kuizinaite; 18. Luxembourg Margaretha Wilkenhuysen and Alexander Koch; 19. Malta Nikolai Muscat Farrugia and Colm O'Connor; 20. The Netherlands Paul Van Der Bijl; 21. Poland Andrzej Kawecki; 22. Portugal Pedro Cassiano Santos and Claudia Cruz Almeida; 23. Republic of Slovenia Jurij Dolzan; 24. Romania Gabriela Cacerea and Bianca Pop; 25. Slovak Republic Michaela Jurkova; 26. Spain Jaime Pereda and Carolina Albuerne; 27. Sweden Ola Ahman, Mattias Friberg and Gustaf Warnberg; 28. United Kingdom Ian Snaith; Part III. Application in the EEA Member States: 29. Iceland Olafur Arinbjorn Sigurdsson; 30. Liechtenstein Daniel Damjanovic; 31. Norway Are Herrem, Per Arne D'hli and Knut Engh Anden's; Part IV. Annexes: Annex I. Restated Second Company Law Directive; Annex II. Types of companies referred to in Article 1(1) of the Second Company Law more

About Dirk Van Gerven

Dirk Van Gerven is a partner in the Brussels office of NautaDutilh and has extensive experience in all areas of corporate and financial law. He served as President of the Dutch-speaking section of the Brussels Bar from 2010 to 2012 and has published widely in the fields of corporate and financial law and ethics. He has also been a member of the supervisory board of Belgium's Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission since 2003, presiding over it since more