The Law of Business Organizations

A Concise Overview of German Corporate Law

Authors: Schulz, Martin, Wasmeier, Oliver

  • Provides a concise overview of the German corporate law framework
  • Introduces key issues of German and EU corporate law for managers and foreign lawyers
  • Includes case studies based on legal practice as well as numerous checklists
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This book gives a concise introduction to the German law of business organizations and is meant to help business practitioners and international students to familiarize themselves with its key concepts and legal issues. After outlining some characteristic features of the German legal system the book describes the various types of German business organizations with a special focus on the German Limited Liability Company (GmbH) and the German Stock Corporation (AG). The book discusses some typical problems faced by companies engaged in cross-border activities and also provides a brief outline of some recent developments in European company law with a special focus on the new multinational corporate form of the European Company (SE).

 

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Martin Schulz, LL.M. (Yale) is Professor of German and International Private and Corporate Law at the German Graduate School of Management and Law (GGS) in Heilbronn.  He also works as a Knowledge Management lawyer in the Frankfurt office of the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. His research activities and areas of expertise focus on German and International Corporate Law as well as Knowledge Management for lawyers.

Ref. iur. Oliver Wasmeier works as a legal clerk at the lower district court of Freiburg im Breisgau. He has worked in the Frankfurt office of the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and was a research fellow at the Institute of Information and Business Law at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). His research activities and areas of expertise focus on German and International Corporate Law in which field he is writing his doctoral thesis.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Schulz, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 1-35

  • Stock Corporation (AG)

    Schulz, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 37-78

  • Limited Liability Company (GmbH)

    Schulz, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 79-114

  • Corporate Acquisitions in Germany

    Schulz, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 115-132

  • Cross-Border Corporate Activities

    Schulz, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 133-164

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Law of Business Organizations
Book Subtitle
A Concise Overview of German Corporate Law
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-17793-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-17793-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-17792-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43837-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 204
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