Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Robert B. Thompson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454898399
Release Date: 2018-02-26
Genre: Law

Offering up-to-date and rich, yet succinct, coverage with the perfect mix of theory and practice, Mergers and Acquisitions: Law and Finance, Third Edition equips students with the legal rules and economic and financial principles they will need to help clients make key strategic choices during an acquisition. Key Features: Cases and materials illustrating Delaware’s embrace of private ordering to minimize judicial review in cash out mergers and other contexts (the M&F Worldwide case and related cases such as In re Volcano Corp.) Twenty-first century changes to the classical “enhanced scrutiny” review of Unocal, Revlon, and Blasius (the Air Gas decision and Chancellor Chandler’s presentation of the 30-year evolution of Delaware law) New presentation of insider trading law that emphasizes its application in a merger context (the U.S. v. Salman case and rearrangement of the material to lead with classical and misappropriation theories before applications like tippee and other theories extending liability Materials on insider trading, poison pill, deal protection devices, activist shareholders, and more. Clear text and charts that facilitate students’ grasp of the financial and legal choices available to planners considering an acquisition.

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

Corporate Finance

Author: Stephen J. Lubben
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454845263
Release Date: 2013-10-25
Genre: Law

Designed for use in the growing Corporate Finance class, this casebook features a strong theoretical framework with strong coverage of M&A, bankruptcy, finance, and valuation. The valuation unit covers math from a lawyer s perspective, focusing on the intuitions behind the valuation techniques in a way that will facilitate interaction with bankers and accountants in practice. Features: The author, Stephen J. Lubben, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of corporate bankruptcy, financial distress and debt Mathematically sophisticated but accessible, focusing the quantitative tools on motivating and understanding the business and concepts Includes and refers extensively to deal documents throughout to establish a theme of the actual transactions to compare to the lines of cases describing how deals go bad Practical, transactional approach to corporate finance Organized around four basic units: valuation, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and financial distress

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

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics

Author: Michael E. S. Frankel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119273479
Release Date: 2017-04-17
Genre: Business & Economics

"This book will help answer the questions that senior level executives have about what M&As are and the steps involved in successful mergers and acquisitions. It provides guidelines and lessons for going through an effective M&A and discusses the key factors that a buyer or seller must consider during a merger or acquisition"--

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.

Corporate Finance in a Nutshell

Author: Jeffrey Haas
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314289631
Release Date: 2015-09-01

This up-to-date and comprehensive title covers the entire field of corporate finance, including the recent changes stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act. In addition to discussing accounting and valuation concepts, it provides extensive coverage of the legal and financial underpinnings of debt securities, preferred and common stock, and derivative instruments (options, forward contracts, futures contracts and swap contracts). It also provides sample valuation problems, answers, and explanations. Written in "plain-English," you will find the work particularly useful, with or without any business background.

Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization

Author: Mark J. Roe
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 159941774X
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Law

This casebook for a basic bankruptcy course takes a deal-oriented finance approach to bankruptcy, with a focus on business bankruptcy. The student will not only learn the major elements of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization in chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, but also the major facets of bankruptcy that influence financing transactions. The hidden message behind these materials is how to understand complex financial deal-making and how to integrate finance with law, in the context of bankruptcy.

Securities Regulation

Author: James D. Cox
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454885665
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Genre: Law

The national reputation of the authors, their balance of practice and doctrine, and a highly teachable structure have all made Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials the best-selling text in the field. Applauded for excellent coverage of the 1934 and 1935 Acts, the text remains sophisticated yet not intimidating. Modular chapters adapt to a variety of teaching styles, giving the instructor flexibility in course design. Well-written, interesting problems expose students to theory as well as the practical issues that impact investors. New to the Eighth Edition: The casebook fully integrates all the newly adopted exemptions such as Regulation A, Crowdfunding, and the newly enacted resale exemption Section 4(a)(7) along with problems developed to illustrate their operation Complete reworking of exemption chapter, including new material and problems on Regulation A+, Crowdfunding, and relaxation of solicitation restrictions for certain Rule 506 offerings Examines market developments such as Unicorns and the disappearance of listings in the U.S. and abroad Changes in underwriting processes with emphasis given to role of research reports in promoting public offerings Compete treatment of the Supreme Court’s 2014 Halliburton decision, and the post-Halliburton developments on proving price distortion and pleading loss causation Thorough treatment of the Supreme Court’s Omnicare decision on liability for statements of opinion Materials and problems on proxy regulation, particularly in the aftermath of the Walmart case under Rule 14a-8 Materials on insider trading tipper-tippee liability in the aftermath of Newman and Salman Contemporary problems facing hedge funds, investment advisers and mutual funds New material on post-Morrision developments affecting extraterritorial application of securities laws New material and problems on real estate as securities including the Ninth Circuit's Salameh decision

Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Stephen M. Bainbridge
ISBN: STANFORD:36105064206316
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

This book is designed for law students taking an advanced business law course such as Mergers & Acquisitions or Corporate Finance, with a primary emphasis on corporate and securities law issues. While the text has a strong emphasis on the doctrinal issues taught in today's M&A classes, it also places significant emphasis on providing an economic analysis of the major issues in that course. The text thus offers not only with an overview of the black letter law, but also a unifying method of thinking about the subject.

Business Basics for Law Students

Author: Robert W. Hamilton
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 0735557446
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Law

To supply the background law students need to succeed in business-related courses -- such as accounting, economics, real estate, tax, business organizations, and finance -- try the text known for its effectiveness, edition after edition. BUSINESS BASICS FOR LAW STUDENTS, Fourth Edition, explains the mechanics, concepts, and legal context of business topics in exceptionally clear and accessible language. The book demystifies business principles through: the combined skills of distinguished authors who draw on their teaching and writing experience to build student confidence straightforward explanations of daunting topics (accounting, financial statements, taxes, mortgages, etc.) tailored to students without a business background generous use of examples to convey ideas and applications a helpful list of new terms in the appendix, conveniently keyed to the pages where they are used and explained frequent use of visual aids, such as tax forms, financial quotes as they appear in the newspaper, tables, and graphs an accessible design featuring lists of topics keyed to headings at the beginning of each chapter, key terms and concepts bolded for easy identification, and frequent use of lists to clearly enumerate points and examples Thoroughly updated to respond to recent developments, the Fourth Edition features: new material on recent scandals and reforms in the chapters on accounting, forms of organization, trading, and mutual funds the latest information on executive compensation extensive revisions to the chapters on tax and retirement planning, in light of recent and proposed reforms, especially in connection with Social Security an expanded chapter on insurance that now includes health insurance, auto insurance, and more new material on spinoffs and other divisive reorganization in the chapter on mergers, as well as discussion of taxable and tax-free transactions new coverage of securities regulation, antitrust, intellectual property law, and international business transactions integrated throughout the text

Business Organizations

Author: William K. Sjostrom, Jr.
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454868384
Release Date: 2015-11-13
Genre: Law