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European-level Representation

With no universal statutory structure of employee representation, Irish members on European bodies are normally elected by the workforce as a whole in a special ballot. However, the situation is different for some of the structures of the European Company.

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European Company Law Directives

What kinds of merger are covered by the Directive? (Art. 1)

What forms of company are covered by the Directive? (Art. 2 I)

Why was a directive needed? What are the expected advantages?

Does freedom of establishment provide a right to merge across borders?

Which company law shall apply to the company resulting from the merger?

What is the legal basis for the directive?