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Some Pecularities of Swiss Takeover Law


Sethe, Rolf (2020). Some Pecularities of Swiss Takeover Law. The University of Tokyo Business Law Working Paper Series 2020-E-01, University of Tokyo.

Abstract

The paper deals with the Swiss takeover law,which is based in the European capital market law tradition, but shows some distinct features. After an overview ofthe possible forms ofM&A trans-actions and the Swiss share market,it describes the general legal framework for public tender offers, the purpose of the rules governing those offers and theirscope of application. This is fol-lowed by a detaileddescription of mandatory public tender offersand the determination of the bid price. It concludes with a brief outlook on the possible sanctions in the event of violations of the obligation to make a public tender offer.

Abstract

The paper deals with the Swiss takeover law,which is based in the European capital market law tradition, but shows some distinct features. After an overview ofthe possible forms ofM&A trans-actions and the Swiss share market,it describes the general legal framework for public tender offers, the purpose of the rules governing those offers and theirscope of application. This is fol-lowed by a detaileddescription of mandatory public tender offersand the determination of the bid price. It concludes with a brief outlook on the possible sanctions in the event of violations of the obligation to make a public tender offer.

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Item Type:Working Paper
Communities & Collections:02 Faculty of Law > Institute of Legal Sciences > Business Law
Dewey Decimal Classification:340 Law
Language:English
Date:July 2020
Deposited On:23 Jan 2021 12:31
Last Modified:23 Jan 2021 12:31
Series Name:The University of Tokyo Business Law Working Paper Series
Number of Pages:18
OA Status:Green
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:http://www.j.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/research/blwps/

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