Mergers and Takeovers in the UK and USA: Law and Practice

Mergers and Takeovers in the UK and USA: Law and Practice

by Stephen Kenyon-Slade
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198260512

ISBN-13: 9780198260516

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A detailed and authoritative practitioner work on mergers and acquisitions of companies in the US and UK, this will be an important reference for lawyers on both sides of the Atlantic (including all major companies with dealings in those jurisdictions). It covers law and practice in the US and UK in equal detail: the US chapters cover both federal and key state

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A detailed and authoritative practitioner work on mergers and acquisitions of companies in the US and UK, this will be an important reference for lawyers on both sides of the Atlantic (including all major companies with dealings in those jurisdictions). It covers law and practice in the US and UK in equal detail: the US chapters cover both federal and key state regulatory regimes; UK chapters include coverage of the City Code and developments in the European Union. The author combines a strong academic background with extensive experience as a practicing lawyer with the US firm Shearman & Sterling, one of the top mergers and acquisitions firms in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198260516
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Pages:
888
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 6.70(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Tables of Cases
Tables of Primary and Secondary Legislation
1Merger and Tender Office Structures in the US3
2The US Federal Regulatory Structure87
3US State Anti-takeover Statutes169
4Fiduciary Duties in US Corporate Takeovers: The Business Judgment Rule, the Unocal Test, and the Revlon Auction Duty211
5Defensive Measures Against Corporate Takeovers311
6Proxy Contests and Written Consent Solicitations in the US427
7The Framework of UK Takeover Regulation495
8Stakebuilding Below the 30% 'Control' Threshold; the 'SARs' and Partial Offers; Statutory Schemes of Arrangement and Compulsory Acquisitions of Minority Shares555
9The Regulation of Takeovers under the City Code593
10Defensive Measures in UK Takeovers693
11Cross Border Mergers and Takeovers in the UK and the US743
Appendix771
Index775

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