The Impact of EU Company Law. Professor Mads Andenas. EU law and company law. Company law remains highly harmonised national law , with exceptions : European corporate forms such as EEIGs , Ses The directives and their impact
Professor Mads Andenas
The DTIs and the Ministries of Finance
The role of national parliaments
Commission and Council, ECB
The role of the European parliament
Lamfalussy bodies, CESR. Notifications under the UCITS directive.
Illustrates fundamental problem of retaining nationally based regulation
German response to Daily Mail
The glosses on Centros
H Halbhuber, ‘National Doctrinal Structures and European Company Law’, (2001) 38 CMLR 1385
Case C-442/02 Caixa Bank France v Ministre de l’Economie, des Finances et de l’Industrie  ECR I-8961
The French ban on interest on current accounts and subsidiaries of Spanish banks (branches may not have been covered by ban)
Professor Mads Andenas MA DPhil (Oxford), PhD (Cambridge)
Should the freedoms have any bite
See for instance: Commission v Italian Republic  ECR suspension of the voting rights attached to shareholdings exceeding 2% of the capital of companies in the electricity and gas sectors.
Privatisation process: what control can the state keep?
Does not matter whether restrictions are in public law or private law company instruments