Corporate Governance and the Regulation of Mergers and Acquisitions
The first part of the chapter addresses provisions in state and federal securities laws that regulate corporate governance. This includes restrictions on boards of directors and executive managers. The second part addresses requirements in state and federal securities laws governing mergers and acquisitions of corporations. It focuses on a discussion of the Williams Act, which is the federal law (along with applicable SEC regulations) that regulates corporate takeovers through tender offers.
Edward Elgar Publishing
Massachusetts, US; Cheltenham, UK
Corporate Governance, Regulation of Mergers, Acquisitions, state and federal securities laws
Banking and Finance Law | Law
Jerry W. Markham and Rigers Gjyshi, Corporate Governance and the Regulation of Mergers and Acquisitions, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON SECURITIES REGULATION IN THE UNITED STATES 244, 281 (Jerry W. Markham and Rigers Gjyshi eds., Edward Elgar Publishing 2014).