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European Company and Financial Law Review

Ed. by Conac, Pierre-Henri / Davies, Paul / Cordt, Yves / Embid Irujo, Jose Miguel / Fernandez de la Gándara, Luis / Ferrarini, Guido / Fleischer, Holger / Hirte, Heribert / Hommelhoff, Peter / Hopt, Klaus J. / Kalss, Susanne / Kroeze, M. J. / Merkt, Hanno / Teichmann, Christoph / Urbain-Parleani, Isabelle / Crone, Hans Caspar / Ventoruzzo, Marco / Wyckaert, Marieke

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Volume 1, Issue 4 (Dec 2004)


The Directive on Takeover Bids – Not Worth the Paper It’s Written On?

Vanessa Edwards
  • * Solicitor, Référendaire, Cabinet of Advocate General Jacobs Court of Justice of the European Communities
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Published Online: 2012-04-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ecfr.2004.1.4.416

The following article introduces a series of papers in the ECFR discussing the new European Takeover Directive. It looks back on the long and winding road to the final version, marked by trading posts where Member States haggled over their support, and questions whether the remaining weaknesses really justify a pessimistic view of its future role.

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Published Online: 2012-04-18

Published in Print: 2004-12-01

Citation Information: European Company and Financial Law Review, ISSN (Online) 1613-2556, ISSN (Print) 1613-2548, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ecfr.2004.1.4.416.

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