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Takeovers Law & Strategy 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9780455229805
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780455224428
Published: October 2012
Publisher: Thomson Reuters Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application

First published in 1996, Takeovers Law & Strategy has become well-known as a practical and easy to understand guide to the laws, procedures and strategies relevant to takeover bids in Australia. The 4th Edition updates and expands the work to take account of new techniques and strategies that have emerged since the last edition published in 2008. Also, the 4th Edition covers more than 70 new decisions of the Takeovers Panel relating to issues such as truth in takeovers, associations, downstream acquisitions, standstills and lock-up devices.

Takeovers Law & Strategy 4th Edition contains comprehensive analysis of each step involved in a takeover and the relevant requirements under the Corporations Act, the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act, the Listing Rules of the Australian Securities Exchange, the Competition and Consumer Act and other relevant legislation.

Topics featured include:

  • strategic planning for a bid;
  • foreign bidders, anti-competitive bids and acquisitions in regulated industries;
  • the involvement of insiders in a bid;
  • action and tactics during the offer period;
  • long-term defensive strategies;
  • disclosure of shareholding interests;
  • compulsory acquisition;...