M&A

Working Paper

06 August 2019

Does Revlon Matter? An Empirical and Theoretical Study

We empirically examine whether and how the doctrine of enhanced judicial scrutiny that emerged from Revlon and its progeny actually affects M&A transactions. Combining hand-coding and machinelearning techniques, we assemble...

Matthew Cain | Sean Griffith | Robert Jackson | Steven Davidoff Solomon
22 December 2018

Asking the Right Question: The Statutory Right of Appraisal and Efficient Markets

In this Article, we make several contributions to the literature on appraisal rights and similar cases in which courts assign values to a company’s shares in the litigation context. First, we applaud the recent trend in Delaware cases...

Jonathan Macey | Joshua Mitts
08 June 2018

China as a "National Strategic Buyer": Towards a Multilateral Regime for Cross-Border M&A

Unlike the case of cross-border trade, there is no explicit international governance regime for cross-border M&A; rather, there is a shared understanding that publicly traded companies are generally for purchase by any bidder...

Jeffrey Gordon | Curtis J. Milhaupt
22 November 2017

The Shifting Tides of Merger Litigation

In 2015, Delaware made several important changes to its laws concerning merger litigation. These changes, which were made in response to a perception that levels of merger litigation were too high and that a substantial proportion of...

Matthew Cain | Jill Fisch | Steven Davidoff Solomon | Randall Thomas

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