Law of Cross-border Securities Transactions

Law of Cross-border Securities Transactions

By: Professor Hans van Houtte (author)Hardback

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This book examines in detail the principles that determine which national law applies to different transnational securities transactions. Whenever a security needs to be admitted and registered at a foreign stock exchange, the local rules and regulations have to be followed. Although there has been much analysis on the applicability of a specific national law to transnational securities transactions and public offerings, The Law of Cross-Border Securities Transactions goes one step further to examine carefully the general conflict of laws, rules and mechanisms on different aspects of securities transactions. * Provides a clear overview of the issues and pitfalls * Carefully considers the general conflict of laws, rules and mechanisms on different aspects of securities transactions * Written by an acknowledged expert in the area, backed by a team of international contributors * Highly recommended reading for legal practitioners, compliance officers and all those who work in the field of international banking and finance

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The law applicable to shares. The law applicable to bonds. Certificates. Conflicts of law and securities transactions on or off exchange. Public offering in the UK. Public offerings in Continental Europe. Territorial scope of US securities laws. Court jurisdiction and arbitration in Europe. Court jurisdiction and arbitration over misrepresentations in US securities transactions. Resolving the choice of law puzzle in cross-border collateral transactions. Investor protection and the European directives concerning securities. Commitments in the WTO and their impact on international trade in securities.

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/12/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780421653801
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780421653801
  • ISBN10: 0421653809

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