Beware Of Sharks: Top Takeover Defenses

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 6:34 PM EDT) -- As the economy takes steps toward recovery, the stage may be set for an uptick in hostile takeover activity this fall, experts say, making it increasingly important for public companies to review their battle plans.

“It's something you might compare to pent-up demand for car sales. People have been shopping and thinking, and haven't had the opportunity, the time and the funds to execute,” said Patrick Quick, a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP. “When the opportunity arises, I do think the pent-up demand will show...
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