Williams Act

Williams Act
Federal legislation enacted in 1968 (and now constituting Rule 13d and Rule 14-d of the Security Exchange Act of 1934) that imposes requirements with respect to public tender offers. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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  • Williams, Tennessee — orig. Thomas Lanier Williams born March 26, 1911, Columbus, Miss., U.S. died Feb. 25, 1983, New York, N.Y. U.S. playwright. The son of a traveling salesman and a clergyman s daughter, he lived in St. Louis from age 12. After attending several… …   Universalium

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  • Williams, Joe — orig. Joseph Goreed born Dec. 12, 1918, Cordele, Ga., U.S. died March 29, 1999, Las Vegas, Nev. U.S. singer and actor. Williams worked with Coleman Hawkins and Lionel Hampton before joining Count Basie s band in 1954. The success of Every Day I… …   Universalium

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  • Williams v. Mississippi — Infobox SCOTUS case Litigants = Williams v. Mississippi ArgueDate = ArgueYear = DecideDate = April 25 DecideYear = 1898 FullName = Henry Williams v. State of Mississippi USVol = 170 USPage = 213 Citation = Prior = Subsequent = Holding = There is… …   Wikipedia

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