Taking the “Poison pill”: A commentary on a case study

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A prominent American specialist on legal affairs in t h e former Soviet Union and Russia comments upon a case study focused on managerial strategies to privatize a large industrial conglomerate. Efforts to prevent outsiders from buying the enterprise are likened to "poison pills" used in the United States to the wart hostile corporate takeovers. The commentary includes references t o the tradition of corruption in Russian bureaucracy before and after the October Revolution and notes the difficulties encountered by Western lawyers advising foreign investors in recent years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-163
Number of pages6
JournalSoviet Economy
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Sociology and Political Science


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