National report on the Netherlands

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This national report deals with the regulation of company groups in the Netherlands primarily from a company law perspective.

After providing a general introduction into Dutch company law and the regulation of company groups in the Netherlands, the chapter provides an introduction into the various definitions of company groups and subsidiaries. The point of departure is company law but definitions in other areas of the law are also briefly mentioned. Next to that, issues of group management as well as liability issues in company groups are discussed. The chapter furthermore touches upon the issue of minority shareholder protection as well as a number of other miscellaneous issues relevant in relation to company groups such as bankruptcy and private international law. The chapter concludes with a brief overview of the most important aspects of the regulation of company groups.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGroups of Companies
Subtitle of host publicationA comparative law overview
EditorsRafael Mariano Manóvil
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland AG
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-36697-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-36696-4, 978-3-030-36699-5
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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SeriesIus Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law

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