Irish Takeovers Legislation is a compendium of legislation regulating the takeovers of public companies in Ireland. It also provides commentary outlining the application and operation of the Irish Takeover Rules and identifies other legal issues relevant to takeovers in Ireland. The following primary and secondary legislation is included: Companies Acts 1963, ss 201-204; Companies (Forms) Order 1964; European Communities (Mergers and Divisions of Companies) Regulations 1987; Irish Takeover Panel Act 1997; Directive 200425EC; European Communities (Takeover Bids (Directive 200425EC)) Regulations 2006; Directive 200556EC; European Communities (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2008.
Justin McKenna is Partner in the Corporate Department of Mason, Hayes + Curran, one of Ireland's most prestigious law firms. Mason, Hayes + Curran have particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and securities law.