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Developments in Australian Takeovers and Schemes

20 May 2016 | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Legal Briefings – By Tony Damian

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Herbert Smith Freehills has published a new book in conjunction with the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law at the University of Sydney.

Towns under siege

Towns Under Siege, edited by Herbert Smith Freehills partner Tony Damian and senior associate Clayton James, contains contributions from the Executive of the Takeovers Panel, and also from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, and a host of leading practitioners from Herbert Smith Freehills. The book also contains a foreword by David Gonski AC.

It covers a range of areas including the origin of the Australian takeovers code, the role of the target board in a takeover, the rise of shareholder activism, class actions and takeovers, takeover funding and the foreign investment framework. It also posits a number of takeover law reform proposals.

To purchase a copy of the book, please click here.

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