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Occasional Paper 56
Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130
It should not be government's role to "do something" about hostile takeovers. Many studies show that more harm than good is done when government interferes. Boards of directors need to realize that they need to make choices that serve the desires of their shareholders.
Hostile Takeovers, Corporate Raiders, Boards of Directors
Economics | Public Policy
Weidenbaum, Murray L., "Public Policy Toward Corporate Takeovers", Occasional Paper 56, 1986, doi:10.7936/K7V40SCT.
Murray Weidenbaum Publications, http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/mlw_papers/99.