CMS guide to cross-border merger has been update during summer 2011. This document allows businesses contemplating a cross-border merger to quickly and easily determine whether it is possible and, if so, who should be involved and how long it is likely to take.
As M&A activity continues to rebound, and as cross-border mergers become increasingly attractive, businesses are looking for clear advice on how they can structure a merger to minimise risk and limit their costs – particularly in light on the EU Directive on Cross-Border Mergers and the legislation unique to each relevant jurisdiction. The Guide takes both an EU view and profiles the legal landscape in 17 European countries*:
- Consequences of the cross-border merger (CBM)
- Merging companies
- Documents to be prepared, responsibility and essential content
- Formal requirements and language
- Publication and timing
- Minority members and creditors
- Responsible public authorities
- Transposition and legal basis
- Employee participation
- Other employment law matters
Simplified timeline of a CBM
For more information concerning this guide, do not hesitate to contact your CMS bureau Francis Lefebvre usual lawyer. You can also contact a member of our corporate team.