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Wednesday, 22 April 2009 - Strasbourg Final edition
Reporting and documentation requirements in the case of mergers and divisions ***I
P6_TA(2009)0250A6-0247/2009
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 22 April 2009 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 77/91/EEC, 78/855/EEC and 82/891/EEC and Directive 2005/56/EC as regards reporting and documentation requirements in the case of merger and divisions (COM(2008)0576 – C6-0330/2008 – 2008/0182(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament ,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2008)0576),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 44(2) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0330/2008),

–   having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 7 April 2009 to adopt the proposal as amended, in accordance with the first indent in the second subparagraph of Article 251(2) of the EC Treaty,

–   having regard to Rule 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and the opinion of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A6-0247/2009),

1.  Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend the proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and the Commission.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 22 April 2009 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2009/.../EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 77/91/EEC, 78/855/EEC and 82/891/EEC, and Directive 2005/56/EC as regards reporting and documentation requirements in the case of mergers and divisions
P6_TC1-COD(2008)0182

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position at first reading corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive 2009/109/EC.)

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