“Acquiring company liable for offences committed by acquired company”

Luciano Butti,
ILO – International Law Office, maggio 2016.

Luciano Butti comments on a recent judgment of the High Court which held that in the event of a merger, including merger by incorporation, the new entity that results from the merger is liable for the offences committed by the entities that participated in the merger, as provided for in Article 29 of Decree-Law 231/2001.


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