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Unformatted text preview: 6. Specify how articles of association can be changed. Case 2; Microsoft and Yahoo are talking. New York, 15-3-2008 (NRC) Microsoft and Yahoo talked about a merger last Mondays. This was published in The Wall Street Journal and based on conversations with insiders. This meeting is probably the first one in a row of more meetings. Microsoft made an opening bid of 42 milliard dollar for Yahoo. According to The Wall Street Journal there were not yet bankers present. Answer now the following questions; 1. Explain what a merger is. 2. Mention reasons for Microsoft why they want such a merger. 3. When can a merger be seen as a raid on a company? 4. Why do mergers need the approval of the authority for the competition? 5. Which organ of Yahoo decides about the bid? 6. Which persons/ organs have to negotiate with each other about this specific merger? 7. Is it possible to protect a company against a raid on a company?...
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