Corporate Takeover Market

Corporate Takeover - The Corporate Takeover Market FIN 461 Professor Thomas Boulton Regulatory considerations General Federal security laws

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Regulatory considerations General: Federal security laws Antitrust Environmental Racketeering Employee benefits Industry specific: Public utilities Insurance Banking Broadcasting Telecom Defense Transportation
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Federal Securities Laws 1933 Securities Act Required investors to receive financial and other significant information concerning securities being offered for public sale Prohibited deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of securities Securities Act of 1934 Supervision of new security offerings Ongoing reporting requirements Conduct of security exchanges Created the SEC Sarbanes-Oxley Act Corporate governance, disclosure, and conflicts of interest
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Antitrust Laws Antitrust regulators determine whether to challenge a merger based on a number of factors Enforced by Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Important legislation: Sherman Act (1890), Clayton Act (1914), Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (1976) Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI)- tells us how concentrated an industry is
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course FIN 461 taught by Professor Boulton during the Fall '11 term at Miami University.

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Corporate Takeover - The Corporate Takeover Market FIN 461 Professor Thomas Boulton Regulatory considerations General Federal security laws

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