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Mergers and Acquisitions

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

in Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780199272112
Published online August 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601316 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199272115.003.0007
Mergers and Acquisitions

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Chapters 7 and 8 show how institutional changes can lead to positive results. Explains why there are so few changes of corporate control in Japan, and examines how legal and other reforms relating to mergers and acquisitions are bringing about potentially far‐reaching changes in the way Japanese firms are governed.

Keywords: corporate governance; institutional changes; Japan; legal reforms; mergers and acquisitions; reforms

Chapter.  12304 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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