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Takeover Defense, Mergers and Acquisitions is the must-have resource for attorneys representing any targetand#8212;or potential targetand#8212;of takeover activities. This one-of-a-kind reference provides: In-depth analysis of all significant laws, rules, cases, issues and tactics State-of-the-art practical guidance, including valuable forms and exhibits A truly unique focus on the concerns of public ...
Takeover Defense: Mergers and Acquisitions
Takeover Defense, Mergers and Acquisitions is the must-have resource for attorneys representing any targetand#8212;or potential targetand#8212;of takeover activities. This one-of-a-kind reference provides: In-depth analysis of all significant laws, rules, cases, issues and tactics State-of-the-art practical guidance, including valuable forms and exhibits A truly unique focus on the concerns of public companies facing challenges by activists, hostile bids, or those planning strategic mergers and acquisitions Expanded full treatment of merger and sale transactions Takeover Defense, Mergers and Acquisitions, the re-titled Seventh Edition of Takeover Defense is the only treatise on corporate acquisitions written specifically from the viewpoint of the target corporation. And the new change of title reflects the expanded full treatment of merger and sale transactions and#8212;whether or not triggered by a hostile takeover bid. Providing authoritative guidance on every aspect of planning for an Mandamp;A transaction, or defending against, and seeking alternatives to a hostile takeover, this resource stands out as the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide currently available. If you donand#8217;t have the answers to these crucial questionsand#8212;you might have trouble: In the brave new world of government bail-outs, what are the rules for executive compensation and how should boards react? What is the new paradigm for acquisition agreements to address financing difficulties? How are reverse breakup fees, damage parameters and financing outs used and drafted? How has an SEC rule change caused a resurgence of tender offers? What is new in tender offer rules and tactics, including the use of top-up options? How should management and boards deal with the proxy advisory firms and institutional investors? How have shark repellents been attacked and dismantled by activists? What are the consequences and what are the boardand#8217;s options? Can the board resort to self-help in adopting by-law changes without a shareholder vote? What type of advance notice by-law should the company have? Proxy contests, both traditional and and#8220;short-slateand#8221; campaigns, have become much more frequentand#8212;how should boards prepare and respond? What is the effect of having a and#8220;majority votingand#8221; standard and how should it be defined? What will be the effect of proxy access and elimination of broker discretionary voting? What are the current rules defining the fiduciary duties of directors in considering unsolicited bids or strategic mergers and what courses of action are available to the board? What are the permissible techniques for selling a company? When do and#8220;go-shopsand#8221; make sense? Can a buyer and#8220;lock-upand#8221; a deal with a control shareholder? How do antitrust considerations affect the boardand#8217;s options and strategy? What is the state of the art in poison pills? What is the utility and appropriateness of adopting an NOL (net-operating loss) poison pill? Some of the numerous highlights of the most recent update include: Hedge fund and institutional activism: How has shareholder activism grown in recent years? What are the activistsand#8217; most common targets and strategies? Poison pills: How have companies attempted to use poison pills to deter threats to company policy from activists? How can a poison pill be designed and used to protect against and#8220;wolf-packsand#8221; and other group activities? Corporate governance challenges: How have changes in corporate governance practices and
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Takeover Defense: Mergers and Acquisitions

by Alexander R Sussman, Jr Arthur Fleischer
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This title is the complete information source for professionals with responsibility for managing or advising on the collection, storage, processing or transfer of personal data. The Encyclopedia of Data Protection and Privacy contains an unrivalled collection of primary materials relating to data protection, many of which are not otherwise publicly ...
Encyclopedia of Data Protection and Privacy
This title is the complete information source for professionals with responsibility for managing or advising on the collection, storage, processing or transfer of personal data. The Encyclopedia of Data Protection and Privacy contains an unrivalled collection of primary materials relating to data protection, many of which are not otherwise publicly available. These include: All guidance notes produced by the Information Commissioner (including earlier guidance notes produced by the Data Protection Registrar and the Data Protection Commissioner) Codes of practice covering many different sectors of industry, commerce or the public sector International materials - covering European Union documents, OECD documents and other instruments and conventions relevant to data protection Statues and secondary legislation Cases (including cases before the Information Tribunal and its predecessor, the Data Protection Tribunal, which are not reported elsewhere). In addition to these primary materials, the Encyclopedia of Data Protection & Privacy also contains the following extensive commentary: Line by line commentary on the statutes Case reviews Overview of the Data Protection Act and associated legislation
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Encyclopedia of Data Protection and Privacy

by L. Inger, I.N. Walden, Shelagh Gaskill, S.N.L. Chalton, John Cooper
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Federal law requires public companies to disclose financial and other information in accordance with strict standards, including thousands of SEC, FASB, PCAOB, and stock exchange pronouncements. Disclosure must be in a prospectus, as well as in annual and quarterly reports and proxy statements filed with the SEC. Corporate Financial Disclosure ...
Corporate Financial Disclosure Answer Book
Federal law requires public companies to disclose financial and other information in accordance with strict standards, including thousands of SEC, FASB, PCAOB, and stock exchange pronouncements. Disclosure must be in a prospectus, as well as in annual and quarterly reports and proxy statements filed with the SEC. Corporate Financial Disclosure Answer Book is your guide to this vital subject. Whether you are a lawyer, accountant, corporate officer, director, audit committee member, or investor, you will obtain detailed answers to virtually every regulatory question you are likely to encounter regarding financial disclosureand#8212;in readable plain English. The convenient question-and-answer format is ideal for beginners seeking a general understanding of a topic, as well as seasoned professionals grappling with critical issues. Semiannual supplements keep this valuable reference up to date in this rapidly evolving field, including requirements created by the massive Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 . With Corporate Financial Disclosure Answer Book, youand#8217;ll be able to quickly obtain and easily understand answers to key questions about: Financial statement preparation Exchange Act registration and reporting Interactive data financial reporting and electronic filing Managementand#8217;s discussion and analysis Derivatives disclosure Disclosure controls and procedures Internal control over financial reporting Executive compensation disclosure CEO and CFO certification of reports Pro-forma/non-GAAP financial information Audit committee responsibilities Auditor independence Financial restatements Regulation FD fair disclosure International accounting standards Financial statement audits PCAOB registration, inspections and enforcement Stock exchange listing standards And much more! T
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The increasing importance of, and huge number of decisions from the OHIM created a need for the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys to join forces to produce this authoritative guide to the Community Trade Mark. Published in looseleaf format and providing the first ...
The CITMA & CIPA European Union Trade Mark Handbook
The increasing importance of, and huge number of decisions from the OHIM created a need for the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys to join forces to produce this authoritative guide to the Community Trade Mark. Published in looseleaf format and providing the first comprehensive analysis of the topic, the Community Trade Mark Handbook draws on the experience of the best practitioners in the UK and is presented in a clear and concise style to give the reader different levels of information. * Offers the immediate authority of an 'official' ITMA/CIPA publication * Updates and analyses all OHIM case law * Written by professionals who have day-to-day dealings with OHIM * Provides commentary and advice on OHIM practice * Offers practical suggestions on dealing with OHIM and guidance on practice and processes * Looseleaf format allows regular updating on the latest developments
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The CITMA & CIPA European Union Trade Mark Handbook

by The Amwell Society, The Arbinger Institute
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This work has now been significantly revamped and expanded with a new editorial team to guarantee the broadest coverage on all aspects of insurance law and practice. The Encyclopedia provides an authoritative and relevant source of information for your day-to-day practice. The new UK Financial Services and Markets Act is ...
Encyclopedia of Insurance Law
This work has now been significantly revamped and expanded with a new editorial team to guarantee the broadest coverage on all aspects of insurance law and practice. The Encyclopedia provides an authoritative and relevant source of information for your day-to-day practice. The new UK Financial Services and Markets Act is likely to impact greatly on this area of law, as are proposals for supervision and liberalisation of the market. To keep the reader abreast of all new developments, this two-volume looseleaf work will be updated three times a year to incorporate any relevant changes in legislation. * Provides a complete update of the legislation in parallel with an expansion of critical commentary on key legislation * EU section has been expanded - a new overview section on European issues includes life and non-life matters, Directives, Communications, European case law and Commission interpretative guidance * New narrative sections on industry specific issues such as the concept of general good, the transfer of insurance business, insolvency, taxation and the regulation of intermediaries * Includes coverage of all the court decisions of key importance in the insurance industry * Includes sections on EU law, guidance notes, statements of insurance practice, the Insurance Ombudsman Bureau, and the Motor Insurers' Bureau
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In three comprehensive volumes, the Encyclopedia of Consumer Credit Law brings you unrivalled and expert commentary on all the relevant statutes and statutory instruments you will require working in the field of consumer credit. Full coverage of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 is included; all statutory provisions are set out ...
Encyclopedia of Consumer Credit Law
In three comprehensive volumes, the Encyclopedia of Consumer Credit Law brings you unrivalled and expert commentary on all the relevant statutes and statutory instruments you will require working in the field of consumer credit. Full coverage of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 is included; all statutory provisions are set out in full and are accompanied by comprehensive annotations and the work is fully indexed and cross-referenced for quick and accurate searching. Armed with this indispensable work you'll have immediate access to all the essential information, allowing you to provide your clients with guidance and advice in an instant, whilst saving endless research time. * All statutory provisions are set out in full and are accompanied by comprehensive annotations * The looseleaf format is ideal for keeping abreast of essential legislation. It has three releases a year and a release bulletin provides details of new and important developments * The work is fully indexed and cross-referenced
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The Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice provides comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date information on all aspects of road traffic law and practice. The six volumes are updated three times a year to keep readers abreast of the flow of new cases, legislation, statutory instruments and European material in this ...
Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice
The Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice provides comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date information on all aspects of road traffic law and practice. The six volumes are updated three times a year to keep readers abreast of the flow of new cases, legislation, statutory instruments and European material in this area. Subscribers will also receive a bulletin three times a year as part of the service. This contains essential information on recent cases and topical news. * Reproduces all relevant legislation and subordinate legislation, with clear detailed explanation and interpretations * Includes summaries of case law and separate sections devoted to procedure and EU materials * Contains fully annotated legislation so that technicalities are made clear, problem areas can be identified and the statutes put into context * Explains traffic sign regulations complete with illustrations so that nothing is overlooked * Includes European coverage such as the Directives on drivers' hours and tacographs
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Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice

by Hannah Willcocks, Alexandra Ward
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2 releases a year A well-established two volume looseleaf which provides advice and information on every important aspect of civil litigation practice and procedure. It has now been extensively enhanced to fully reflect the Civil Procedure Rules and their impact so that it is even more conducive to the modern ...
The Litigation Practice
2 releases a year A well-established two volume looseleaf which provides advice and information on every important aspect of civil litigation practice and procedure. It has now been extensively enhanced to fully reflect the Civil Procedure Rules and their impact so that it is even more conducive to the modern practitioner s requirements. Following the sequence of a case, the work is structured around your workflow and is packed full of practical guidance and how-to advice, making it the most up-to-date practice tool you could need. The Litigation Practice: * Provides a narrative guide to modern dispute resolution, from pre-action procedures to appeals, and includes comprehensive sections on ADR and costs * Takes in all the key issues faced in today s practice * Places an emphasis on tactics, strategy and practical guidance * Offers a step-by-step examination and explanation of the processes involved * Includes quick reference guides for at-a-glance help * Follows the sequence of a case so the work is structured around your workflow * Packed full of practical guidance and how-to advice, making it the most up-to-date practice tool you could need * Provides a useful Facts and Fees section which includes details of court sittings, court costs, interest, procedural time limits and extra-jurisdiction tables * Service includes two updating bulletins * Incorporates a new foreword from the Rt. Hon. Lord Woolf of Barnes
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An essential element of successfully handling European patents is locating and accessing the vast amount of material emanating from the European Patent Office, national courts and patent offices. The European Patents Sourcefinder has been designed for exactly this purpose. It contains over 2,000 fully indexed references, with summaries, as well ...
European Patents Sourcefinder
An essential element of successfully handling European patents is locating and accessing the vast amount of material emanating from the European Patent Office, national courts and patent offices. The European Patents Sourcefinder has been designed for exactly this purpose. It contains over 2,000 fully indexed references, with summaries, as well as the most important material with a bearing on European Patent Convention Law, practice and procedure. The work has four indices to enable users to turn straight to the information needed: Subject Index - 200 keywords and thousands of secondary keywords. Article/Rule Index - a record of all prime sources in which articles, sections or rules of conventions, treaties or national laws are considered. Precedents Index - lists all references back to each decision of the EPO Technical Board of Appeal. Decision Number Index - points users to the relevant Sourcefinder entry from the official decision number. * Each entry includes a summary of the full text so that the reader can decide whether or not to pursue the original document * Exhaustively indexed by subject plus appropriate keywords, references to Articles and Rules of Convention and laws and case names
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European Patents Sourcefinder

by Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
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