A brief analysis of the passage of Williams Act
, and its accompanying fundamental changes to the corporate governance landscape, demonstrates why changes to tighten the rules under 13(d) are unnecessary and potentially harmful to the overall economy.
A debt investment is not subject to the disclosure requirements of the Williams Act
In response to the increasingly common use of the tender offer as a means of accomplishing corporate takeovers in the 1960s, (105) Congress passed the Williams Act
amendments to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (1934 Act).
Unless these types of measures are taken, financial innovation will eventually render the Williams Act
Whatever the merits of this view, the majority of policymakers engaged in debate over the Williams Act
were discomforted by such a leap in federal regulation.
shareholders of Financial General had acquired, as a group, control of more than 5 percent of Financial General's shares in violation of the Williams Act
Letters are organized by category, including registrations, proxy materials, periodic and "current reports, Williams Act
filings (mergers and acquisitions), mutual funds, and other filings.
As a result, customers have ready access to the precise data they need from prospectuses; registration statements; annual reports; proxy statements; and 6-K, 8-K, 10-C, 10-K, 10-Q, 20-F, and Williams Act
Specifically, the Taro suit alleges that Sun's tender offer violates the Williams Act
by failing to disclose such matters as: (i) a pattern of serious violations of FDA laws and regulations by Caraco; (ii) the seizure by U.
The Opinion addresses all pending claims in the litigation with the exception of NRL's claim under the Williams Act
that the tender offer (as amended on October 4, 2004) contains false and/or misleading statements.
and the Dirk Family Trust have commenced an action against Westar Capital LLC ("Westar") in the United States District Court for the Central District of California for violations of the Williams Act
, tortious interference with contract, tortious interference with prospective economic advantage, and unfair business practices.
Defendants also violated the all-holders provision of the Williams Act
by giving additional consideration to directors and officers of Digital Island, who were also shareholders, in excess of that given to other Digital Island shareholders as an inducement to support Cable & Wireless' Offer to Purchase.