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The Effects of Antitakeover Amendments on Takeover Activity: Some Direct Evidence


  • Pound, John


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  • Pound, John, 1987. "The Effects of Antitakeover Amendments on Takeover Activity: Some Direct Evidence," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 30(2), pages 353-367, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlawec:v:30:y:1987:i:2:p:353-67

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