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Davidoff on Airgas
Posted on 13 Jan 2012 by Brian JM Quinn

Steven Davidoff has just posted a nice case study of the Airgas decision forthcoming in the Columbia Business Law Review. Steven had a front-row view of the Airgas hostile offer and subsequent litigation. (Google Deal Prof and Airgas if you don't... Read More

GMI Report: Airgas Decision Could Impact Small-, Mid-Cap Companies More
Posted on 12 Apr 2011 by Gary Larkin

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... Read More

Bebchuk on Airgas
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by Brian JM Quinn

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... Read More

LexisNexis Corporate and Commercial Insights: Francis Pileggi on "Poison Pills"
Posted on 21 Mar 2011 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

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... Read More