| Commentary

1 Scope of title

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Commentary

(1) GENERAL COMMENTARY

A: MERGERS, DEMERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

1 Scope of title

This title deals with a variety of types of corporate transaction reorganisation from the simple takeover (with the emphasis on share purchase) to the more complex merger or demerger arrangement. Various themes recur whatever the type of proposed arrangement. This section of the commentary identifies these themes and sets out the basic framework of the law which applies to them. The specific application of that law to a particular type of transaction is then considered in context in subsequent sections of the title.

The precedents cover a variety of transactions relating

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