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.
- Introduction Tony Damian and Clayton James
- The origin of the Australian takeovers code George Durbridge and Andrew Rich
- Takeovers: by the numbers Simon Reed
- Takeovers: current regulatory issues Jane Eccleston and Kate O'Rourke
- The Panel perspective Alan Shaw and Allan Bulman
- Shareholder activism Rodd Levy and Alexandra Eggerking
- In defence of the realm: the role of the board Tony Damian and Clayton James
- Contract law and merger agreements J W Carter and Greg Tolhurst
- Review of Truth in Takeovers George Durbridge
- Takeover funding: The rhyme of the modern Mariner Amelia Morgan
- Foreign investment framework Belinda Fan and Malika Chandrasegaran
- Competition clearance: Australia Patrick Gay and Liza Carver
- Competition clearance: EU Commission and MOFCOM Mark Jephcott, Adelaide Luke and Lisa Geary
- Class actions and takeovers Cameron Hanson and Ruth Overington
- Developments in the City Mark Bardell
- Takeover law reform proposals Rodd Levy and Baden Furphy
Size: 246 × 172 × 30 mm
Copyright: © 2016
Publication: 06 May 2016