Amicus Brief of Law and Finance Professors in Verition Partners v. Aruba Networks (Appraisal Lawsuit)

21 Pages Posted: 2 Jan 2019

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Brian J. Broughman

Vanderbilt University Law School

Audra L. Boone

Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business

Albert H. Choi

University of Michigan Law School

Jesse M. Fried

Harvard Law School; European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Mira Ganor

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Antonio J. Macias

Baylor University

Noah Stoffman

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

Date Written: October 3, 2018

Abstract

This amicus brief, filed with the Delaware Supreme Court in Verition Partners v. Aruba Networks, addresses two topics: (i) application of the efficient market hypothesis in appraisal litigation and (ii) empirical scholarship regarding the effect of Delaware appraisal decisions and amendments to 8 Del. C. ยง 262 on premia in public M&A transactions.

Keywords: Appraisal, Efficient Market Hypothesis, Mergers

JEL Classification: K22, G34

Suggested Citation

Broughman, Brian J. and Boone, Audra and Choi, Albert H. and Fried, Jesse M. and Ganor, Mira and Macias, Antonio J. and Stoffman, Noah, Amicus Brief of Law and Finance Professors in Verition Partners v. Aruba Networks (Appraisal Lawsuit) (October 3, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3302116 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3302116

Brian J. Broughman (Contact Author)

Vanderbilt University Law School ( email )

131 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203-1181
United States

Audra Boone

Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business ( email )

Fort Worth, TX 76129
United States

Albert H. Choi

University of Michigan Law School ( email )

625 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.umich.edu/FacultyBio/Pages/FacultyBio.aspx?FacID=alchoi

Jesse M. Fried

Harvard Law School ( email )

1575 Massachusetts
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Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
617-384-8158 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.harvard.edu/faculty/directory/10289/Fried

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) ( email )

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium
Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat
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Belgium

Mira Ganor

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705
United States

Antonio J. Macias

Baylor University ( email )

Waco, TX 76798
United States

Noah Stoffman

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance ( email )

1309 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
United States
(812) 856-5664 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://kelley.iu.edu/nstoffma/

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