Corporate Laws of the World: A Handbook

Corporate Laws of the World
Corporate Laws of the World: A Handbook
Wegen, G
Hart Publishing

This handbook contains detailed reports on the corporate laws of almost 50 countries worldwide.

Following a common structure, each country report is approximately 50 pages in length. Within each report the following information is presented:

  • The legal status of private limited liability companies;
  • the legal status of public companies;
  • registration requirements;
  • foundation; duration; name; legal capacity;
  • memorandum and articles of association;
  • capital and protection of capital;
  • rights and duties of shareholders;
  • corporate bodies and officers;
  • power of representation;
  • liability of corporate bodies; liability of shareholders;
  • listing of the corporation;
  • employee participation;
  • annual financial statement: disclosure obligations; transfer of shares; encumbrance of shares;
  • establishment of branches;
  • insolvency;
  • liquidation and winding-up;
  • taxation;
  • conversion;
  • conflict of laws;
  • cross-border structuring;
  • overview of the law concerning capital markets.
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