“Speed Reading: Top 10 Issues to Consider When Adopting a Rights Plan” (Emerging Issues Analysis)

May 2010
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In its May 2010 issue of Emerging Issues Analysis, LexisNexis published an article by Mr. Aquila and Ms. Sawyer, “Speed Reading: Top 10 Issues to Consider When Adopting a Rights Plan.” The authors discussed the issues that boards should consider when making a decision relating to a rights plan. They noted that even though the number of rights plans currently in place has recently been reduced due to pressure from corporate governance watchdogs, the rights plan remains the most effective takeover defense available to most companies.