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Court of Appeal overturns decision in Easynet cross-border case (Easynet Global Services Ltd)

Court of Appeal overturns decision in Easynet cross-border case (Easynet Global Services Ltd)
Published on: 19 January 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal overturns decision in Easynet cross-border case (Easynet Global Services Ltd)
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Article summary

Corporate analysis: The Court of Appeal has considered whether a UK company could effect a merger pursuant to the Cross-Border Merger Regulations 2007 where the only non-UK EEA company involved in the transaction was a dormant entity. Overturning the Companies Court’s earlier decision, the Court of Appeal held that the transaction fell within the scope of the Regulations. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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