European private company: perspectives of legal regulation

Saulius Katuoka, Vaida Cesnuleviciute

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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to analyse the main provisions of the European private company not limited by the provisions as presented by the European Commission in its Proposal for a Council Regulation on the statute for European private company, but also including amendments introduced by the European Parliament and taking into account the negotiations in the Council of the European Union. This article analyses the development of the European private company and explains why such legal form of a company is needed. It provides the analysis of the main provisions of the proposal for the Regulation, the assessment of advantages and drawbacks of the alternatives introduced by the European Parliament and considered in the Council of the European Union, evaluation of the response of these provisions to the specific needs of small and medium-sized enterprises. The article also presents conclusions and suggestions for the improvement of the legal provisions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-178
JournalJurisprudencija: mokslo darbai
Volume1
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • EU company law
  • European Private Company
  • Council regulation

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