This is the 2010 casebook supplement to Bratton's Cases and Materials on Corporate Finance, 6th. It contains detailed and informed selection of cases illustrating the development of the body of law surrounding corporate finance, including text and explanatory materials. The following materials relating to the financial crisis are addressed: Benjamin Bernanke on the causes of the financial crisis and the shape of regulatory reform Discussions of the systemic risk problem, securitization's role in bringing about the crisis, credit rating agency reform, credit derivatives trading, and pay constraints on financial company executives Contract forms TARP Preferred Stock and the TARP Warrant The Second Circuit?s decision in the Chrysler bankruptcy case The Delaware Chancery's decision in the Citibank shareholder litigation alleging a breach of the duty of care The Delaware Chancery's decision to refrain from hearing the Bear Stearns shareholder litigation VCG v. Citibank, a Southern District of New York decision in a dispute about a margin call by a credit protection buyer under a credit default swap covering a collateralized debt obligation Other salient materials include On empty voting, CSX v. Children's Investment Fund, a Southern District of New York opinion in a 13D case brought by an issuer against an activist hedge fund On bond contract interpretation, Affiliated Computer v. Wilmington Trust, a Fifth Circuit opinion addressing the question whether a failure to meet an SEC reporting deadline triggers an event of default The Southern District of New York's opinion in the Merrill Lynch Auction Rate Securities Litigation Concord Real Estate a Delaware Chancery opinion concerning indenture provisions governing an asset securitization payment waterfall On venture capital finance, the Delaware Chancery's Trados opinion in respect of a common stockholder's objection to a merger benefitting the venture capital preferred holder On antidilution language in executive stock option plans, the Delaware Supreme Court's opinion in AT&T v. Lillis On MAC clauses in merger agreements, the Delaware Chancery opinion in Hexion v. Huntsman On Revlon and the duty of good faith, the Delaware Supreme court's opinion in Lyondell v. Ryan Short reports of new cases on preferred stock, convertibles, venture capital, mergers, and asset sales
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Book Description Foundation Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111599419599