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Why buy-backs? paper


This paper covers:

  • features of the current regime
  • the slice “rule”
  • whether buy-backs discriminate between holders and sellers
  • benefits for non-participating shareholders.

Author profile:

Vivian CHANG
Vivian is a Partner at Blake Dawson Waldron Lawyers. She has advised on a wide variety of transactions for a large number of blue-chip Australian and multinational clients and specialises in three areas: financial services, international tax and M&A transactions. In the areas of transactions, Vivian has advised on some of Australia’s largest mergers, acquisition and demerger transactions. More recently, she has been heavily involved in the Board of Taxation’s review of off-market share buybacks.
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