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Butterworths - Takeovers: Law and Practice

31 January 2016 | London


Butterworths has published the Second Edition of this leading text providing a comprehensive statement of the legal considerations applicable to the takeover of a public company in the UK.

The text is written by leading practitioners in the field including Herbert Smith Freehills M&A partners Gillian Fairfield, Malcolm Lombers, Greg Mulley and Mike Flockhart, as well as partners from other leading international firms.  The book is edited by Herbert Smith Freehills partners Mark Bardell, James Palmer and Stephen Wilkinson. The text covers the regulatory framework for UK takeovers as well as the way in which takeovers work in practice (including tax, pensions, employment and competition issues); with detailed exposition of the relevant company law considerations, merger control processes, disclosure and transparency rules and EU regulations.

This Second Edition provides a thorough, but practical analysis of the law and regulation applicable to UK public acquisitions, including in-depth coverage of areas such as schemes of arrangement, directors' duties and compulsory acquisitions.

Herbert Smith Freehills clients receive a 25% discount off the price of the book when ordering online. Order here.