The Role of Directors in M&A Transactions

A Governance Handbook for Directors, Management and Advisors

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A publication of the ABA Business Law Section Joint Task Force on Governance Issues Arising in Business Combination Transactions and the M&A and Corporate Governance Committees, this handbook gives directors, management, and legal and financial advisors a framework for providing effective oversight of M&A deals. Additionally, it is a valuable roadmap for establishing good board process for M&A transactions, and outlines the courts’ expectations of both the target and the buyer board at key points in the M&A process. A print copy of this book is available for purchase through the ABA website.