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 Board continuously experiments with other types of protection against sharks, such as electric barriers and an electric shark repellant, known as the pod.
A few years ago, the answer would have come in a series of quips: "Not without bringing your shark repellant.
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.