Volume 7 (2010)

Volume 7 (2010) / Issue 1

Jaron van Bekkum, 'Golden Shares: A New Approach' (2010) 7 European Company Law, Issue 1, pp. 13–19


In Commission v. Italy 2009 the ECJ abandoned its former approach to assess all golden shares on the basis of article 56 EC. The author demonstrates that this new approach inter alia creates a legal basis for Member States to use golden shares to restrict the infl uence of non-EU investors in European companies.

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