Shark repellant

Shark repellant

Often used in risk arbitrage. Examples are golden parachutes, poison pills, safe harbor, and scorched-earth policy. Porcupine provision. Amendment to company charter intended to protect it against takeover.

Antitakeover Measure

Periodic or continual measures a firm's management takes to discourage unwanted or hostile takeovers. One example of an antitakeover measure is the macaroni defense, in which the company issues a large number of bonds with the proviso that they must be redeemed at a high price if the company is taken over. See also: Shark Watcher.
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Shark Repellant "They are typically from people planning trips to areas where attacks have occurred as well as the maritime industry.
Horton's worries aren't so much about shark repellant remedies, but more on those families, like his, who find out a loved one has ALS and don't know how to deal with it.
The complete schedule of SHARK WEEK 2006 premieres includes: * Dirty Jobs: Jobs That Bite (Sunday, July 30, 9-11 PM (ET/PT)) -- To kick off SHARK WEEK, fearless host Mike Rowe climbs into a shark cage in South Africa and comes face-to-face with great whites, performs a shark necropsy, tags great whites for migratory observation, and creates and tests a shark repellant (on himself
The Board continuously experiments with other types of protection against sharks, such as electric barriers and an electric shark repellant, known as the pod.
The final section, on peptide toxins, contains a review of the work on conotoxins, the biologically active peptides in cone snail venom; sea anemone polypeptide toxins that affect sodium channels; and chapters on sea snake venom (neurotoxins), the cytolytic peptides found in sea anemones, some natural jellyfish toxins, plus an article on pardaxin, the neurotoxic polypeptide from the Red Sea Moses sole, Pardachirus marmoratus, which targets gills and pharynx of aquatic animals and is eyed as a shark repellant.
s ability to develop brand recognition and distributor relationships for its products, execute its business strategy in a very competitive environment, its lack of financial resources, risks related to market acceptance and demand for its products and its ability to successfully develop and market innovative products such as a sunscreen formulation containing a chemical shark repellant and liabilities related to product performance.