Bibliographic Details

Private company law reform : international and European perspectives / edited by Joseph A. McCahery, Levinus Timmerman, Erik P.M. Vermeulen.

Imprint The Hague : Asser Press, c2010.
Description xx, 369 p. : ill. ; 25cm.
Language English
Subject Private companies.
Private companies -- Europe.
Corporation law.
Corporation law -- Europe.
Limited partnership.
Private companies.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors McCahery, Joseph.
Timmerman, L.
Vermeulen, Erik M.
Levmore, Saul
ISBN 906704251X
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Theory: New Business Entities
  • 1. The New Business Entities in Evolutionary Perspective
  • 2. The Evolving Partnership
  • 3. Uncorporations and The Delaware Strategy
  • Part II. Private Company Law Reform in Europe and Asia
  • 4. The New Company Law: What Matters in an Innovative Economy
  • 5. Modernizing Latin American Company Law: Creating An All-Purpose Vehicle for Closely Held Business Entities
  • 6. Of Tradition and Change: The Modernization of The German Gmbh In The Face of European Competition
  • 7. Reform of Dutch Private Company Law
  • 8. Welfare, Fairness and The Role of Courts in A Simple and Flexible Private Company Law
  • Part III. The Evolution of Hybrid Business Forms in The United States
  • 9. Abolishing LLC Veil Piercing
  • 10. The Economics of Limited Liability: An Empirical Study of New York Law Firms
  • 11. Ethics In The Age of Un-Incorporation : A Return to Ambiguity of Pre-Incorporation Or An Opportunity to Contract for Clarity
  • 12. The Social-Welfare Based Limits On Private Ordering in Business Association Law
  • 13. The European Private Company Before Its Pending Legislative Birth
  • 14. The European Private Company
  • Appendix: Documents on the European Private Company
  • Chamber of Commerce, Paris, Draft Articles of Association for the European Private Company
  • Proposal for A European Private Company (EC)
  • European Commission, Feasibility Study