publication . Article . 2009

REGULATORY COMPETITION IN PARTNERSHIP LAW

Mathias M. Siems;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Oct 2009 Journal: International and Comparative Law Quarterly, volume 58, pages 767-802 (issn: 0020-5893, eissn: 1471-6895, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Regulatory competition in company law has been extensively debated in the last few decades, but it has rarely been discussed whether there could also be regulatory competition in partnership law. This article fills this gap. It addresses the partnership law of the US, the UK, Germany, and France, and presents empirical data on the different types of partnerships and companies established in these jurisdictions. The main focus is on the use of a limited liability partnership (LLP) outside its country of origin. It is also considered whether some regulatory competition can take place in the law of limited partnerships.</jat...
Subjects
free text keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Law, Business, Limited liability partnership, General partnership, Public law, Limited partnership, Private law, Limited liability, Commercial law, Regulatory competition
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