The recent financial crisis has once again stressed the importance of good corporate governance and corporate social responsibility in building trust in the European internal market. It has given rise to a discussion of whether a number of issues should be addressed through regulation or soft law at EU level. These issues relate in particular to the duties of directors in European companies as well as how the board of directors is composed and structured.
Drawing attention first to duties of di [ ... ]
The thirty-fifth volume of the Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business examines a variety of timely issues, including those relating to commercial and corporate law, dispute resolution, and intellectual property and the Internet, as well as a rage of general topics.
Practitioners and academics from the United States, Venezuela, Singapore, India, Ukraine, Japan, the Czech Republic, Italy, Nigeria, Mongolia, Romania, and Portugal treat matters ranging from resource development, tax ar [ ... ]
Derived from Kluwer’s multi-volume Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, the largest and most detailed database of M&A know-how available anywhere in the world, this work by a highly experienced partner in the leading international law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP provides a concise, practical analysis of current law and practice relating to mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies in the European Union. The book offers a clear explanation of each step i [ ... ]
As cross-border business transactions are nowadays routine matters for business entities all over the world, the related legal aspects are becoming more and more complex. This book provides a structured introduction to the law and practice of investment deals (e.g. greenfield projects, M&As and hybrid forms) and of non-investment transactions (e.g. trade, technology transfer and services). Substantive law issues, procedural aspects, and skills related considerations such as contract drafting [ ... ]