This article series discusses the measures which must be adopted in connection with the acquisition of a publicly traded (listed on the stock exchange) corporation. Such an acquisition triggers the application of a number of rules within several branches of law, e.g. stock exchange legislation, competition legislation and labour legislation. Certain rules apply particularly for listed corporations, while others are more general but can be applied in a specific manner with regard to such corporations. The following articles are in summary form, but contains references to relevant sections of the law and other sources where a more in depth understanding may be acquired. Piecemeal sales are not discussed.
The content of this article is intended to provide general information on the subject matter. It is therefore not a substitute for specialist advice.