Does the 'societas europaea' or 'European company' make a significant contribution to construction of a European company law ?


Journal of Business Law

2012, vol. 5, pp.363-378

Departments: Tax & Law, GREGHEC (CNRS)

Keywords: Company incorporation; Corporate governance; EU law; Employee consultation; European companies

The article focuses on the creation of the Societas Europaea (SE) in 2000, which is the business entity approved for European Union (EU) regulation. Topics include the simplified merger procedure created by SEs, the formation of SEs by public or private companies, and the shareholder created organization of the SE.*SOCIETAS Europeas *CORPORATIONS *CONSOLIDATION & merger of corporations *PROFESSIONAL corporations *BUSINESS enterprises *STOCKHOLDERS