[CORPORATE LAW] International corporate mobility: the CJEU allows companies to change nationality without effectively transferring their activity

In a high­ly notable judg­ment issued on 25 Octo­ber 2017 — Polbud[1], the Court of Jus­tice of the Euro­pean Union opens up the pos­si­bil­i­ty for com­pa­nies to sub­mit to the law of anoth­er Mem­ber State by trans­fer­ring their actu­al place of incor­po­ra­tion, whilst con­tin­u­ing their eco­nom­ic activ­i­ty in the orig­i­nal Mem­ber State. The CJEU thus…