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Private Company Law Reform - International and European Perspectives

2010 Editor: Prof Joseph A. McCahery , Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Editor: Prof Levinus Timmerman , Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Editor: Prof Erik P. M. Vermeulen , Universiteit van Tilburg, The Netherlands



  • Published: 2010
  • Pages: 390 pp.
  • Publisher: T.M.C. ASSER PRESS
  • Distributor: Springer

Private Company Law reform is among the most important topics for lawmakers and companies. This well-timed volume explains in details the legal reforms taking place in the principal European jurisdictions, the United States and Asia.

The volume brings together a distinguished group of company law scholars to examine the factors leading to the rise of the new unincorporated entities in the US and Asia and explains in detail how private company law forms can be suitably adapted to meet a wide range of firms' needs. It examines the important reforms taking place in private company law across the EU and addresses how the reforms may lead to a more optimal environment for businesses to operate in. Finally, it critically explores the advantages of introducing the European Private Company.

This book is a valuable tool for scholars, corporate lawyers, practitioners, policymakers and advanced students in law, as well as for entrepreneurs in emerging and developed markets.

Joseph A. McCahery is Professor of International Economic Law at Tilburg University, the Netherlands and Professor of Financial Market Regulation, Tilburg Law and Economics Center.
Levinus Timmerman is Advocate General in the Supreme Court of the Netherlands and Professor of Foundations of Company Law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Erik P.M. Vermeulen is Professor of Business Law at Tilburg University, Professor of Financial Market Regulation, Tilburg Law and Economics Center, and Vice President at the Corporate Legal Department of Philips International B.V.

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