The European Parliament and the Council intend to create the conditions to effectively promote the fulfillment of the freedom of establishment and of the freedom to conduct business as set out by the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU and the Charter of Nice. The Directive operates in two directions: The Annex IV includes a correlation table linking the articles of the consolidated Directives with the new one.
CECL was founded in and initially functioned as an academic partnership between the universities of Leiden, Utrecht and Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Its original purpose was to help legal scholars and practitioners in the Netherlands to keep track of the rapid developments in corporate law at the EU level, but also to assist in the understanding of the interconnectedness of corporate law developments at the Member-State level.
Today, the Centre boasts a total of six 6 official partner institutions covering in total four 4 different Member-States the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy and Poland.
CECL is the house of one of the most cited business law journals in continental Europe, the 'European Company Law' published by Kluwer Law Internationalrunning for over a decade now.
The journal has also its own series of books, the 'European Company Law Series' published by Kluwer Law Internationalalready numbering several volumes that touch upon issues relevant to corporate and financial law in a variety of EU jurisdictions.
CECL frequently organizes conferences and workshops across the EU bringing together scholars and practitioners from to discuss the latest developments in the fields of business law.European corporate law is a part of European Union law, which concerns the formation, operation and insolvency of corporations in the European Union.
There is no substantive European company law as such, although a host of minimum standards are applicable to companies throughout the European Union.
European company law is partially codified in Directive (EU) / relating to certain aspects, and Member States continue to operate separate company acts, which are amended from time to time to comply with EU directives and regulations. The Centre for European Company Law (CECL) is a think tank focusing on the research and teaching of business law in the European Union and beyond.
CECL was founded in and initially functioned as an academic partnership between the universities of Leiden, Utrecht and Maastricht in the Netherlands. The ECLE is an independent and not-for profit group of European company law experts dedicated to publishing policy papers on selected topics of European company law.
Annex to the Proposal for a directive amending Directive (EU) / as regards the use of digital tools and processes in company law Impact assessment - Proposal for a directive amending Directive (EU) / as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions and as regards the use of.
On 21 May , the European Commission released for consultation an Action Plan on European company law and corporate governance ( Action Plan) (see Legal update, European Action Plan on Company Law and Corporate Governance).
A number of the initiatives set out in the Action Plan have been adopted.