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Överlåtelser av aktiebolag: Spörsmål kring tillämlig lag, felansvar och Due Diligence
Linköping University, Department of Management and Economics.
2003 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Magister)Student thesisAlternative title
Transfers of Joint Stock Companies : Applicable Law, Liability and Due Diligence (English)
Abstract [en]

Transfers of joint stock companies can be executed in several ways - for example by transferring individual shares or by transferring all shares or by selling the company's assets and liabilities. It is not fully clear which rules should apply to transfers of joint stock companies. Some legal experts claim that the Sales Act (Köplagen) is applicable, while others claim that the rules for promissory notes (Skuldebrevslagen) should apply. This distinction is of great significance regarding the extent of the vendor's liability. According to Skuldebrevslagen the vendor's liability is rather limited, while Köplagen enjoins the vendor a more extensive liability.A transfer of a joint stock company brings about great economical risks, both for the vendor and for the purchaser. Therefore it has become customary to execute a so-called due diligence, before the actual purchase takes place. The concept of due diligence derives from Anglosaxon law and appears in Sweden since the 1990's. The purchaser is allowed to examine the company before the purchase. Normally the purchaser engages expertise to do the actual investigation, for example a law firm. An interesting question is to what extent the actual examiner (i.e. the lawyer) can be considered liable.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Ekonomiska institutionen , 2003. , 67 p.
Series
Master Thesis in Business Administration (Magisteruppsats från Ekonomprogrammet), 2003:03
Keyword [en]
Law, Joint stock company, share, transfer, due diligence, investigation, examination
Keyword [sv]
RÄTTSVETENSKAP/JURIDIK
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Law
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-1824OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-1824DiVA: diva2:19150
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samhälle/juridik
Available from: 2003-09-01 Created: 2003-09-01

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