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(Revised from original 2003 version)
M&A Legal Context: Standards Related to the Sale or Purchase of a Company
Introduces students to the legal standards affecting officers and directors when selling or purchasing a company. Provides a practical understanding of the Revlon Standard, the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, Rule 10b-5, and the legal criteria for a cause of action for securities fraud. Recounts three precedential cases decided by the Delaware Supreme Court.
Keywords: Laws and Statutes;
Business Exit or Shutdown;
Courts and Trials;