With the assistance of correspondent
firms, LAW OFFICES Dr. F. SCHWANK has carried out a comparative
analysis in regards to the reporting and disclosure requirements
for shareholders under the Security and Stock Exchange Laws of
most European countries.
The purpose of the study is
to promote the development of further business by means of providing
the required information concerning the different legal regulations
in this field especially to institutional investors, fund managers
and businessmen in an accessible way.
This page enables you to obtain
all relevant information about shareholder disclosure requirements
in a country of your choice. The survey contains data about the
legislation (relevant laws and paragraphs), a short summary of
requirements and the persons and institutions concerned. Additionally,
you can receive information about deadlines, exemptions and sanctions
applied in case of not fulfilling the obligations.
Apart from viewing the requirements
on a country-by-country basis (i.e. at a National
level), it is also possible to obtain an overview of the various
items, thereby enabling you to make a comparison at a European
The link "Act
and §§" will provide you with information regarding
legislation and particular paragraphs/articles containing the
The link "Who
Has The Duty" will lead you to a list of persons
who are obliged to meet the disclosure requirements.
The link "To
Whom" will lead you to a list of institutions to
which the report must be made.
In the link "Time
Limits / Deadlines" you will find an overview of
deadlines concerning the fulfilment of the disclosure obligations.
The link "Sanctions"
will provide you with a list of consequences following the failure
to fulfil the required obligations.
The link "Exceptions"
will direct you to a list of applicable exceptions.
this service will help our clients with the orientation in European
legislation, and thus make it easier for them to manage their
business activities. If you are interested in joining our comparative
analysis, please contact
you have any further questions or need any further assistance,
please do not hesitate to contact