Professor Minor Myers was featured today in the New York Times for a draft paper that he is co-authoring with Charles Korsmo, a former visiting associate professor at BLS. The article highlights their findings – taken from a work-in-progress titled Appraisal Arbitrage and the Future of Public Company M&A – on the “skyrocketing” number of appraisal rights actions. More than 15 percent of takeover transactions in 2013 were subject to claims over appraisal rights, according to the paper. It is not the first time that their influential work on appraisal rights has won attention, as the Times notes.
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