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Speeches to note: Mergers and Acquisitions 2007, by the Hon Justice RP Austin

Thu Oct 25 2007

The Hon Justice Austin, in�a speech delivered yesterday at the University of New South Wales, has spoken about private equity transactions, specifically the issue of executive directors of the target participating in a bidding consortium, as well as�some current issues in merger schemes. In doing so, the judge discussed�the current state of Australian statutory company law and in particular, what he describes as "a deplorable trend in the drafting of legislative amendments".

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25 October 2007

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