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4 Jan 2011, 7:28 am by Broc Romanek
Video: Why Martin Lipton Invented the Poison Pill Thanks to The Deal, here is a three-minute video featuring Marty Lipton, who explains the reasons why he invented the poison pill a few decades ago: Why Martin Lipton invented the poison pill from TheDeal TV on Vimeo. [read post]
29 Dec 2007, 7:49 am
In a memo entitled, Some Thoughts for Boards of Directors in 2008, Martin Lipton sets forth some of what he identifies as the key issues boards will face in the new year, and gives some advice on how to navigate those issues. [read post]
20 Dec 2007, 4:48 pm
., hosted a fascinating talk by Martin Lipton of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, entitled The Future of M&A. [read post]
10 Jun 2020, 7:29 am by Stefan J. Padfield
Friend of the blog Bernard Sharfman has a new post up on the Oxford Business Law Blog, responding to Martin Lipton’s recent "On the Purpose of the Corporation" posts. [read post]
17 May 2021, 5:49 am
” The Lipton Archive is a living corporate law and governance history site focusing on the thought leadership of Martin Lipton of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. [read post]
6 Jul 2007, 5:24 am
Martin Lipton, the high powered mergers and acquisitions lawyer, cemented his reputation as a defender of corporations and the inventor of the poison-pill defense. [read post]
1 Nov 2021, 1:50 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Proposition: Wachtell Lipton spent the 1980s insulated boards of directors from hostile takeover bids. [read post]
1 Nov 2021, 1:50 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Proposition: Wachtell Lipton spent the 1980s insulated boards of directors from hostile takeover bids. [read post]
17 Feb 2011, 2:09 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Dean of takeover lawyers Martin Lipton weighs in on the recent Airgas poison pill decision: The Chancellor could not have been clearer that “the power to defeat an inadequate hostile tender offer ultimately lies with the board of directors. [read post]
17 Jul 2009, 10:39 am
Martin Lipton, the prominent corporate lawyer credited with inventing the "poison pill" takeover defense, says that a rush to reform corporate governance could end up doing more harm than good. [read post]
22 Jun 2011, 9:37 am by Vanessa O'Connell
Bloomberg News Wachtell, Lipton co-founder Martin Lipton, center, talks to fellow guests at a New York charity event in May. [read post]
15 Jan 2013, 10:28 am by Steve Bainbridge
Famed corporate lawyer Martin Lipton has posted the 2013 edition of his annual "Some Thoughts for Boards of Directors," which highlights the key governance and legal issues boards will face in the... [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
26 Oct 2019, 5:20 pm by Steve Bainbridge
A new Harvard post by famed lawyer Martin Lipton, founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and fellow WLRK partner William Savitt contains an astonishing number of erroneous statements... [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
This post relates to an earlier post by Martin Lipton and Theodore Mirvis, which is available here. [read post]
14 Jan 2015, 2:15 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Martin Lipton offers an extensive yet incomplete list of scholarship and commentary on the problems with activist hedge funds. [read post]
22 Jun 2013, 5:06 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Lipton: Hedge fund activism requires attention and warrants similar preparation as to that we recommend for responding to a hostile takeover bid. [read post]
This post responds to a Wachtell Lipton memorandum by Martin Lipton, Empiricism and Experience; Activism and Short-Termism; the Real World of Business, available on the Forum here. [read post]
This post replies to the criticism of their work put forward in a Wachtell, Lipton Rosen & Katz memorandum, posted on the Forum by Martin Lipton here. [read post]