Takeovers: A Strategic Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

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Aspen Publishers Online, Oct 15, 2010 - Business & Economics - 784 pages
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Demystify the takeover process with the straightforward guidance found in Aspen Publishersand’ Takeovers: A Strategic Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions, the definitive desk reference to managing the legal, regulatory, and economic aspects of todayand’s increasingly complex corporate combinations, including cross-border acquisitions.

Using the expert insights in this guide to the takeover process, you will swiftly master the nomenclature, tempo of deal-making and techniques for closing in all types of business combinations.Takeovers: A Strategic Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions gives you a practical understanding of the critical procedures, issues, and laws both bidder and target corporations must consider, including:

  • How tender offers are regulated
  • Proxy contests
  • The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
  • Strategic litigation
  • Federal regulation of a targetand’s responses to a takeover
  • Poison pills
  • State takeover legislation
  • Deal protections
  • Directorsand’ duties
  • Going private

This updated Third Edition of Takeovers: A Strategic Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions expands the entire book with coverage of such topics as:

  • Recent trends in mergers and acquisitions
  • The impact of Rule 14d-10 on tender offers and proposed SEC amendments clarifying the rule
  • Developments in insider trading law
  • Proposed amendments to the proxy rules allowing delivery of proxy materials via the Internet
  • Stockholder proposals relating to poison pills and majority voting
  • Changes in the Hart- Scott-Rodino rules
  • Political considerations in cross-border Mandamp;A and increased attention to the role of CFIUS
  • How the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the USA Patriot Act have affected Mandamp;A
  • Developments in the standards of judicial review applicable to director actions
  • Developments relating to deal protection
  • Changes in federal tax rules affecting business combinations

 

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Contents

Chapter
1-1
Chapter 2
2-1
APPROACHING THE TARGET
3-1
Chapter 4
4-1
Chapter 5
5-1
Chapter 6
6-1
Chapter 7
7-7
Chapter 11
7-11
Chapter 10
10-1
MAKING PEACE
11-161
Chapter 13
13-1
Chapter 14
14-1
Chapter 15
15-1
Chapter 16
16-1
Table of Cases
TW-1
Index
IW-1

Chapter 12
8-12
Chapter 9
9-1

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