A settlement Forum for Stock Quoted Companies and Shareholders Claiming Damage: To Which Extent Does It Create Res Judicata?

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Abstract

This article analyses the Dutch group settlement model from a company law and capital market law perspective. The author considers the WCAM procedure primarily as a forum and an instrument for companies in Europe and shareholders claiming damage caused by the company’s insufficient information to the market. The article focuses on important questions for the Dutch settlement model, i.e. questions of jurisdiction, notification, and legal effect of the settlement. The author develops some important perspectives for European procedural and company law.
Translated title of the contributionEt forligsforum for børsnoterede selskaber og erstatningssøgende aktionærer: I hvilken omfang er afgørelserne retskraftige?
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Company Law
Volume10
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)179-186
Number of pages8
ISSN1572-4999
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2013

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