3. Legal Framework

  1. Patrick A. Gaughan

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269077.ch3

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Gaughan, P. A. (2010) Legal Framework, in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269077.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470561966

Online ISBN: 9781118269077

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Keywords:

  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • legal regulations;
  • securities and exchange commission;
  • cash-financed merger;
  • registration statement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Laws Governing Mergers, Acquisitions, and Tender Offers

  • Other Specific Takeover Rules in the United States

  • International Securities Laws Relating to Takeovers

  • Business Judgment Rule

  • State Antitakeover Laws

  • Regulation of Insider Trading

  • Antitrust Laws

  • Recent Trends in Antitrust Enforcement in the United States

  • Measuring Concentration and Defining Market Share

  • European Competition Policy

  • Antitrust Remedies

  • Summary