Financial assistance guide

2017/2018 update

The Corporate and M&A Law Committee has prepared a financial assistance guide with chapters for more than 35 countries around the world. This guide is intended as a high-level, practical guide for practitioners who are looking for an introduction to the laws of each relevant jurisdiction relating to financial assistance when purchasing shares.

The editor, Sergio Sánchez Solé, thanks all the authors for their contributions, and welcomes additional material for countries not already included. Please contact him at if you would like to contribute.

Each chapter indicates its authors, who may be contacted for questions or suggestions. The editor also thanks Arturo Noguer for his invaluable contribution.

Finally, please bear in mind that this guide does not constitute legal advice and the information in this guide cannot substitute professional legal advice.

Angola Australia Austria
Belgium Brazil British Virgin Islands
Canada Chile Colombia
Costa Rica Croatia Denmark
El Salvador England and Wales Finland
France Germany Greece
Guatemala Honduras Hungary
Ireland Italy Latvia
Luxembourg Malta Mozambique
Nicaragua Paraguay Peru
Portugal Singapore Spain
Sweden Switzerland Taiwan
the Netherlands Turkey United States
Uruguay Venezuela