Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Robert B. Thompson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454848141
Release Date: 2014-04-11
Genre: Law

The Second Edition, written by Robert B. Thompson, a leading scholar and teacher in the field, equips students with the legal rules and economic and financial principles they will need to help clients make keen strategic choices during an acquisition. Mergers and Acquisitions: Law and Finance offers up-to-date and rich, yet succinct, coverage with the perfect mix of theory and practice. Features: Cases and materials illustrating the continued judicial tolerance of poison pills, still the most important takeover defense (the Air Products decision) The changing use of staggered boards in the fact of institutional shareholder criticism (e.g., willing to vote against directors who don't remove classified boards) and litigation (the Air Products decision) Judicial efforts to develop a uniform standard for cash-out mergers (the CNX decision) Broadened attention to the role of activist shareholders in takeovers and updating of the CSX decision More material on federal rules including disclosure and antitrust and additional discussion on international aspects

Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: William J. Carney
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735583696
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Offering a big-picture understanding of Mergers and Acquisitions, this brief introduction illuminates essential concepts with informal and approachable exposition. Lucid and succinct, Mergers and Acquisitions: The Essentials, features: a clear overview of deals a detailed discussion of major deal points, including a list of the percentages of deals containing particular provisions a strategic discussion of shareholder voting rules, with current judicial treatment practical coverage of the goals of due diligence a critical look at acquisition agreements clear and focused topical coverage, including the legal duties of a board considering or resisting a sale the duties and liabilities of controlling shareholders the special problems of leverage buyouts the securities laws--mergers, exchange offers, and tender offers Mergers and Acquisitions: The Essentials presents an authoritative and student-friendly description of the law, strategy, and logistics of Mergers and Acquisitions. By closing any gaps in understanding, William J. Carney prepares your students to get the most out of their casebook reading.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Therese Maynard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454818960
Release Date: 2014-10-30
Genre: Law

Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials--known for its cases, references to state and federal statutes, and ample problems--underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law. Its real-world, skills-based approach to transactions from Main Street to Wall Street emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers who are responsible for implementing those transactions. Notes in the Appendix demonstrate the necessity of understanding where the money (or whatever serves as the acquisition consideration) is going. The Third Edition features a new chapter on "Going Private" (eliminating all public shareholders,) and focuses on changes in Delaware laws. More note materials help students put cases and developments into context, particularly on structuring acquisition transactions and fiduciary duty law. New cases discussed include Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. and En re: Topps Company Shareholders-- Litigation. New cases replace some older ones and several cases are more tightly edited. The text reflects all recent securities law and rule changes. Features: cases, references to state and federal statutes, and ample problems real-world, skills-based approach covers transactions from Main Street to Wall Street emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers responsible for implementing transactions underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law demonstrates the importance of understanding where the money (or acquisition consideration) is going diagrams in the Appendix for the student and teacher to refer to throughout the semester alternative approaches to teaching suggestions for shortening reading assignments topics to be deleted to accommodate a two- or three-credit course sample syllabi detailed analysis and answers to all problems in the casebook author-hosted website PowerPoint slides of all diagrams included in the Appendix suggestions for using each slide answers to all problems and questions in the casebook updates and links to related materials ideas for integrating current events into classroom discussion Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: a new chapter on "Going Private" (eliminating all public shareholders) focus on changes in Delaware laws more note materials to put cases and developments into context, particularly on structuring acquisition transactions and fiduciary duty law more note material associated with the problems new case discussions Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. En re: Topps Company Shareholders' litigation

Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation for the Practical Lawyer

Author: Robert B. Dickie
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 1590314743
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Written expressly for business lawyers, this best-selling guide takes you step-by-step through the key principles of corporate finance and accounting. This Second Edition will update the title's content and provide additions to reflect post-Enron SEC and FASB rules and new rules regarding merger and acquisition accounting.

Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization

Author: William T. Allen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876502
Release Date: 2016-03-20
Genre: Law

The extraordinary authorship of William T. Allen and Reinier Kraakman provides a unique real-world perspective to Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization. Logical and flexible organization allows for chapters to be taught in any order to accommodate alternative teaching approaches. Rich commentary in the form of explanatory notes facilitates teaching and understanding. Careful case selection and editing presents both classic and important recent cases. An economic-analysis perspective is made accessible through clear and consistent explanatory text. Examples, hypotheticals, and diagrams illustrate conceptual and theoretical models. The text can easily be used in a Business Organization course with a focus on corporate law. Features: New chapter on basic finance and valuation concepts that updates materials from earlier editions Extensively revised chapter on the corporate voting system which addresses the success of several governance reforms Updated discussion of the duty of loyalty including Delaware benefit corporations and the demise of Emerald Partners II Up-to-date and authoritative commentary on the Delaware case law A presentation centered on the principal-agent problem, which gives students a functional framework for understanding both statutory law and judicial decisions

Corporate Finance

Author: Stephen Lumby
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1861529260
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

This bestseller offers a complete introduction to financial management and corporate finance modules for a one-year university course. It is a relatively non-mathematical text and its simple explanations of a complex area have made it extremely popular with students. The author’s educational and training expertise is reflected at every stage of the book: worked examples are given after each explanation, followed by a chapter summary, ‘quickie’ questions and more detailed practice questions. The ‘quickie’ questions are all answered at the back of the book and the accompanying teacher’s manual contains answers to all the remaining questions.

Corporate Finance

Author: Jerry W. Markham
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 0314265104
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Law

This casebook introduces students to the major instruments issued by corporations for funding and risk-management, including money market instruments, bonds and notes, junior and senior equity, government securities, futures, options, swaps, and other financial derivatives. Moving beyond the issuance market and instrument design, the book situates these instruments in their trading markets, giving students a comprehensive understanding of financial markets. The selected cases and materials highlight financial history, market structure, accounting standards, and a lawyer's professional standards. Chapter objectives help students to track their progress. This edition has been updated to reflect recent financial reforms.

The Law of Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Dale A. Oesterle
Publisher: West Group
ISBN: 0314153918
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

Covers tax, accounting, environmental, products liability, pension, antitrust, national security, bankruptcy, and labor law. Builds on the basic four-credit corporations class, a modern corporate planning course. Integrates traditionally distinct classroom subjects in the context of discrete transactions. The materials are easy to edit. Each topical unit contains statutes, regulations, and case law that affect the structure and timing of acquisitions and reorganizations. Includes questions and problems to aid students in walking through the law's basic distinctions. Textual notes and edited articles identify and question the empirical and political assumptions implicit in the standards.

Business Organizations

Author: William K. Sjostrom Jr.
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454870982
Release Date: 2015-11-17
Genre: Law

Business Organizations: A Transactional Approach, Second Edition teaches from a transactional perspective and shows how the legal concepts are written in the real world. It has numerous actual provisions from the various documents corporate lawyers draft and review, so that students gain a sense for what corporate lawyers do in practice. With content selected through a corporate lawyer lens, and emphasis on real-world provisions, this is the only Business Organizations casebook on the market allowing students to work with complete transactional documents (e.g., limited liability partnership agreements, LLC operating agreements, certificates of designation, warrant agreements, and shareholders agreements). Featuring numerous exercises, designed to reinforce the covered material and help students develop the planning and problem-solving skills of a corporate lawyer as well as expose students to the documents and issues at the heart of a transactional practice, the book also contains more narrative and fewer cases--legal concepts are covered in concise explanatory text instead of judicial opinions.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Claire A. Hill
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314289062
Release Date: 2016-03-25
Genre: Consolidation and merger of corporations

Being an M&A practitioner or litigator requires not only a knowledge of the lawâe"the statutes, cases, and regulationsâe"but also the documentation and the practices within the transacting community. This brand new book prepares students for practice. It includes, and explains, deal documentation, and discusses how negotiations proceed, referencing both the relevant law and transacting norms. It covers Federal and State law, as well as other relevant regulatory regimes involving antitrust, national security, FCPA and other issues. It has questions designed to get students to understand the law and the underlying policy, and problems to get students familiar with transaction structuring. The text covers the latest materials on developments in the transacting worldâe"where the law is going, where practice is going, how each might inform the other. And the book also has significant breadth, including chapters on accounting and valuation that should be accessible even to students with less quantitative facility, as well as shareholder activism and international M&A. For more information and additional teaching materials, visit the companion site.

Property

Author: Jesse Dukeminier
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454896500
Release Date: 2017-11-22
Genre: Law

Jesse Dukeminier’s trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Ninth Edition, one of the best—and best loved—casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you’ll find a rich visual design, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues. In the Ninth Edition, the authors have created a thoughtful and thorough revision, true to the spirit of the classic Property text. Key Benefits: A new chapter on the Intellectual Property/Property relationship, that gives students a taste of patent law, copyright law, trademark law, and trade secrets law. The chapter highlights the differences and similarities among the legal treatment of real, chattel, and intellectual property. A dynamic, two-color designed casebook that encompasses cases, text, questions, problems, examples and numerous photographs and diagrams. Extended coverage of major recent Supreme Court decisions, including Murr v. Wisconsin, Horne v. Department of Agriculture, and Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States.

Corporate Finance Hornbook Series

Author: Jeffrey Haas
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591102
Release Date: 2014-07-14
Genre: Law

This Hornbook is an indispensable resource for both legal practitioners focusing on business and finance as well as students taking classes in business associations, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. The book expertly lays out the fundamentals of corporate finance from a legal and business perspective in a manageable, user-friendly manner. The author highlights how accounting, finance and corporate law intersect and operate synergistically. The book provides an in-depth analysis of how the law affects both equity securities (common stock and preferred stock) and debt securities (bonds, debentures and notes), as well as a company’s capital structure generally.

Corporate Finance

Author: William W. Bratton
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105060300659
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

Detailed and informed selection of cases illustrating the development of the body of law surrounding corporate finance, including text and explanatory materials. Includes detailed sections analyzing the significance of cases and their points of law.