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IN THIS ISSUE:
We look at statements by parties and
purchase price allocations in the context
of pre-emptive rights.
ACCC TAKES ITS TIME WITH
REVISED MERGER PROCESS
The ACCC has made changes to its
merger process guidelines, we look at
how this will impact M&A transactions.
BLOCKING STAKES – STILL
A USEFUL TOOL
We examine a recent Takeovers Panel
decision that confirms the basic right
of a shareholder to vote a blocking stake
against a transaction.
HOW A PANEL APPLICATION
When complaining about someone else’s
conduct in a corporate control situation
applicants to the Panel need to be aware
that their own actions may be scrutinised.
Shareholder activism in Australia has
gone beyond conventional board spills,
we look at how shareholder intervention
Welcome to the December
2013 edition of the Corrs M&A
newsletter. We bring you a teaser
of the Corrs 2013 M&A Review,
brief rundowns of some recent
Takeovers Panel decisions,
and we look at the impact of
regulatory changes on M&A
transactions. You’ll also have a
chance to read about the changing
landscape of shareholder
activism in Australia and the
way in which stakeholders in
significant M&A transactions are
seeking compensation based on
their statutory rights.
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