Bebchuk on Airgas

Don't like the Airgas decision? Maybe you're with Chancellor Chandler in thinking that Interco wasn't all that bad - that fully-informed stockholders should have the right to decide whether or not to accept an offer. That's not the present law. But argues Prof. Bebchuk argues in today's...

LexisNexis Corporate and Commercial Insights: Francis Pileggi on "Poison Pills"

On this edition of LexisNexis Corporate and Commercial Insights, Francis G.X. Pileggi of Fox Rothschild LLP discusses recent Delaware court cases upholding "poison pills" or shareholders' rights plans in hostile takeover cases. (Please visit the site to view this video)

GMI Report: Airgas Decision Could Impact Small-, Mid-Cap Companies More

A recent report by GovernanceMetrics International Research Associate Beth Young on the Airgas poison pill decision expounds upon a point we made in our Director Notes report, Poison Pills in 2011 , in that the small and mid-cap companies are relying on classified boards and poison pills much more...