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The Societas Europaea: 10 Key Questions for Lawyers

Specialised e-learning course

- Structured and practical overview of the topic
- Legal framework, structure, formation, mobility and cross-border aspects


This specialised e-learning course offers a practical overview of the core elements of the Societas Europaea (SE). The content is structured in 10 key questions reflecting the day-to-day business needs of legal practitioners across Europe. On completing the course you will have a good overview of the most relevant issues concerning the SE.

Key questions

  • What is an SE?
  • What are the general characteristics of an SE?
  • Why should one opt for an SE?
  • How is an SE formed?
  • What are the obstacles to forming an SE? Buying an SE off the shelf
  • Which options exist for the structure of an SE?
  • What should be included in an SE's statutes?
  • Does the SE foster cross-border corporate mobility?
  • Can an SE be formed or divided by a cross-border division?
  • What is the position regarding employee involvement in an SE?


Author: Professor Paul Storm
Paul Storm is a retired Partner of NautaDutilh’s Rotterdam office and Emeritus Professor of Law at Universiteit Nyenrode


1 Feb 2017 @ 12:00 am

1 Jan 2018 @ 12:59 am

Duration: 334 days

Timezone: GMT +1:00


Online Webinar

Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

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