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

Hardcover | March 23, 2004

byStephen Kenyon-Slade

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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 andUK in equal detail: the US chapters cover both federal and key state regulatory regimes; the 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 practising lawyer with the US firmShearman and Sterling, one of the top mergers and acquisitions firms in the world.

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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 andUK in equal detail: the US chapters cover b...

Dr Stephen Kenyon-Slade is a Director of Marint Limited, a private equity investment firm based in Monaco. He previously practised in the New York and London offices of the mergers and acquisitions group of Shearman and Sterling, one of the world's foremost corporate law firms. Prior to joining Shearman and Sterling, Dr Kenyon-Slade w...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:888 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.02 inPublished:March 23, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198260512

ISBN - 13:9780198260516

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Table of Contents

A. Takeovers in the US - Law and Practice1. Merger and Tender Offer Structures in the US2. The US Federal Regulatory Structure3. US State Anti-Takeover Statutes4. Fiduciary Duties in US Corporate Takeovers: The Business Judgment Rule, The Unocal Test, and the Revlon Auction Duty5. Defensive Measures Against Corporate Takeovers6. Proxy Contests and Written Consent Solicitations in the USB. Takeovers in the UK - Law and Practice7. The Framework of UK Takeover Regulation8. Stakebuilding Below the 30% 'Control' Threshold; the 'SARs' and Partial Offers; Statutory Schemes of Arrangement and Compulsory Acquisitions of Minority Shares9. The Regulation of Takeovers under the City Code10. Defensive Measures in UK TakeoversC. Cross-border Transactions11. Cross-border Mergers and Takeovers in the UK and the USAppendix: Key Legislation, documents and guidelines and where to find them