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Mandatory bids, squeeze-out, sell-out and the dynamics of the tender offer process

Burkart, Mike and Panunzi, Fausto (2004) Mandatory bids, squeeze-out, sell-out and the dynamics of the tender offer process. In: Ferrarini, Guido, Hopt, Klaus J., Winter, Jaap and Wymeersch, Eddy, (eds.) Reforming Company and Takeover Law in Europe. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199273805

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Abstract

This book examines reforms in company and takeover law, crucial to modern business and economics. Reform activity is underway in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and most other member States of the European Union. In addition, the EU is developing its own rules and reform plans. The European 13th directive was enacted in December 2003- this requires modifications of member State takeover law. The European Commission has outlined the company law action plan which will lead to important directives from 2004 to 2010. This book is the first to deal comprehensively with both the 13th directive and the EU company law action plan, providing commentary on the action plan, and critically assessing what the future may hold. The takeover law provisions in the 13th directive, including the 'break-through' rule and the controversial level playing field for takeover activities amongst European member states and between them and the United States are examined.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: https://global.oup.com
Additional Information: © 2004 Oxford University Press
Divisions: Finance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Sets: Departments > Finance
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2017 10:59
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 00:38
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69556

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