Ranking the Rules Applicable to Cross-border Mergers

E.R. Roelofs, G.C. van Eck

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Since the implementation of the Tenth directive on cross-border mergers (CBMs) in the national laws of the Member States of the European Union, a clear statutory framework for cross-border legal mergers of limited liability companies exists which underlies the laws of different Member States of the EU. However, when implementing a cross-border legal merger, specific problems may arise in legal practice due to the principle of the cumulative application of the national merger laws and procedures governing the parties to the CBM.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-22
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean company law
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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