Schemes, Takeovers and Himalayan Peaks. The use of schemes of arrangement to effect change of control transactions. 2ND EDITION
  
Schemes, Takeovers and Himalayan Peaks. The use of schemes of arrangement to effect change of control transactions. 2ND EDITION
Edited by Tony Damian and Andrew Rich
Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law
ISBN: 9780980334654

Since the first edition was published in 2004, there have been significant policy and technical developments in the use of schemes of arrangement to effect change of control transactions in Australia.

This long awaited second edition contains a new, comprehensive review of the law and practice, as well as a discussion of the policy debate. It includes chapters on the following topics:

  • The regulatory landscape: acquiring widely held Australian companies
  • The scheme procedure
  • The scheme approval process
  • The principal scheme documents
  • Classes, interests and equality of opportunity in schemes
  • Deal protection devices
  • The role of schemes of arrangement
  • Other transactions by way of scheme
  • The early history and Parliament's approach
  • Interpretation and application of s411(17)
  • The overseas experience in various following jurisdictions
  • Passing up Everest: in defence of schemes of arrangement
  • Schemes: the future

  
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