Cross Border Mergers: Striving for a simplified corporate structure

September 11, 2012

As M&A lawyers craving for the recovery of the transaction market, it is always exciting to come across challenging projects. Cross-border mergers certainly qualify as such. The process develops in parallel in two jurisdictions until the actual merger takes place which may well generate collisions between the different legal regimes. Predictable challenges are heightened by contingent difficulties that easily increase costs. This applies even to intra-Community transactions, despite the EU Directive 2005/56/EC on cross-border mergers.

You can read here the analysis of our experted lawyers, dr. Andrea Jádi Németh and dr. Péter Garancsi published in the Budapest Business Journal.