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Comparative Company Law

Carsten Gerner-Beuerle and Michael Anderson Schillig


This book provides an exposition of company law from a comparative perspective. It analyses important policy issues in the area of company law, including the emergence and nature of the business corporation, EU company law, incorporation and corporate representation, agency problems in the firm, rights of stakeholders and shareholders, minority shareholder protection in corporate control transactions, legal capital, and piercing the corporate veil, as well as corporate insolvency and restructuring law. The book’s main focus is the law of public and private companies in the common law sense (th ... More

Keywords: company law, policy issues, capital markets regulation, corporate representation, agency problems, neutrality, case law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780199572205
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199572205.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carsten Gerner-Beuerle, author
Professor of Commercial Law, University College London

Michael Anderson Schillig, author
Professor of Law, King's College London