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The Strange Career of Independent Voting Trusts in U.S. Rail Mergers

Russell Pittman

No 201603, EAG Discussions Papers from Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Abstract: Voting trust arrangements have a long history at both the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Surface Transportation Board as devices to protect the incentives of acquiring firms and maintain the independence of acquiring and target firms during the pendency of regulatory investigation of the merger proposal

Pages: 23 pages
Date: 2016-07
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Journal Article: THE STRANGE CAREER OF INDEPENDENT VOTING TRUSTS IN U.S. RAIL MERGERS (2017) Downloads
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