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Addresses key elements of "exit" transactions for emerging growth companies, including negotiation, due diligence, employee retention, intellectual property, the principal agreements involved, and logistical issues (among others).
Intended as a practical, "how-to" manual for lawyers who must analyze a potential transaction or who are faced with an agency review of the competitive effects of a proposed transaction that would combine banking institutions.
Covers the antitrust analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the health care industry. Includes discussion of hospital merger litigation, issues unique to market definition, the competitive effects of hospital mergers, a unique rebuttal argument offered by merging hospitals, and the potential applicability of the state action doctrine to hospital mergers. Also addresses combinations of health care management organizations (HMOs) and physician practice groups, the analysis used by the enforcement agencies when reviewing mergers of HMOs, and antitrust issues posed by physician practice consolidations.