Gambotto V Wcp Ltd: Its Implications for Corporate Regulation

CENTRE FOR CORPORATE LAW AND SECURITIES REGULATION, 1996

123 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2006  

Ian Ramsay

Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne

Abstract

Edited by Ian Ramsay, this book is a collection of essays that examines the judgment of the High Court of Australia in Gambotto v WCP Ltd. This judgment is one of the court's most important corporate law decisions and relates to: • the rights of minority shareholders • squeeze-outs of minority shareholders • capital reconstructions • disclosure obligations to shareholders • amendment of the company constitution, and • takeovers

The chapters of the book are:

Part I - Introduction

1. Key Aspects of the Decision of the High Court in Gambotto v WCP Ltd - Ian M Ramsay

Part II - Practical Implications of Gambotto

2. Compulsory Share Acquisitions: Practical and Policy Considerations - Damien Grave 3. Disclosure Obligations in Corporate Squeezeouts - Paul Redmond 4. The Implications of Gambotto for Non-Takeover Aspects of Compulsory Acquisitions: A Comment - Quentin Digby 5. The Implications of Gambotto for Takeovers: A Comment - Ian Renard 6. The Implications of Gambotto for Minority Shareholders - Elizabeth Boros

Part III - Theoretical Implications of Gambotto

7. Proprietary Norms in Corporate Law: An Essay on Reading Gambotto in the United States - Deborah DeMott 8. An Economic Analysis of Gambotto - Michael J Whincop 9. When Should Compulsory Acquisition of Shares be Permitted and, if so, What Ought the Rules be? - Saul Fridman

Suggested Citation

Ramsay, Ian, Gambotto V Wcp Ltd: Its Implications for Corporate Regulation. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=938910

Ian Ramsay (Contact Author)

Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne ( email )

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185 Pelham Street, Carlton
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+61 3 8344 5332 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://law.unimelb.edu.au/about/staff/ian-ramsay

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