Expert Report on the new proposal of a directive on company law concerning takeover bids and the achievement of a level playing field with particular reference to the recommendations of the High Level Group of Company law Experts set up by the European Commission (with B.Dauner Lieb), EP website (presented and discussed at the European Parliament at the hearings of 9-22.1. 2003); excerpts published in Betriebs Berater, 2003, 265 and Der Konzern in Recht und Wirtschaft, 2003, 168