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The topic: state laws regarding takeovers

Jan 15, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

State laws passed to help companies fight corporate takeovers seemed like the right medicine at the time. But they also might have an unusual side effect. The laws have changed the responsibility of boards of directors of companies in those states, says a Stetson University College of Law professor.

That topic is the subject of a panel discussion to be held Saturday at the Stetson campus at 1401 61st St. S in Gulfport. The title of the program is Stakeholder Statutes: Cause or Cure?

The program begins at 11 a.m. It is free and open to the public. Florida is one of the states that passed an anti-takeover law, said Stetson professor Charles Els...