Towns under siege

Developments in Australian takeovers and schemes

Edited by Tony Damian and Clayton James

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Format: paperback
619 pages
ISBN: 9780987519139

Publication: 06 May 2016

Publisher: Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law

Towns Under Siege is a collection of chapters regarding developments in the law and practice of Australian takeovers and schemes. It features contributions from members of the Takeovers Panel, and also from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, as well as practitioners from leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.

The book contains a foreword by David Gonski AC.

Tony Damian and Andrew Rich are Partners at leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. With half a century of deal experience between them, they have acted on some of Australia’s most significant public M&A and corporate restructuring deals.

  1.  Introduction Tony Damian and Clayton James
  2. The origin of the Australian takeovers code George Durbridge and Andrew Rich
  3. Takeovers: by the numbers Simon Reed
  4. Takeovers: current regulatory issues Jane Eccleston and Kate O'Rourke
  5. The Panel perspective Alan Shaw and Allan Bulman
  6. Shareholder activism Rodd Levy and Alexandra Eggerking
  7. In defence of the realm: the role of the board Tony Damian and Clayton James
  8. Contract law and merger agreements J W Carter and Greg Tolhurst
  9. Review of Truth in Takeovers George Durbridge
  10. Takeover funding: The rhyme of the modern Mariner Amelia Morgan
  11. Foreign investment framework Belinda Fan and Malika Chandrasegaran
  12. Competition clearance: Australia Patrick Gay and Liza Carver
  13. Competition clearance: EU Commission and MOFCOM Mark Jephcott, Adelaide Luke and Lisa Geary
  14. Class actions and takeovers Cameron Hanson and Ruth Overington
  15. Developments in the City Mark Bardell
  16. Takeover law reform proposals Rodd Levy and Baden Furphy

Format: paperback
Size: 246 × 172 × 30 mm
619 pages
Copyright: © 2016
ISBN: 9780987519139
Publication: 06 May 2016