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merger

Forensic medicine
Under claim preclusion or res judicata, a merger prevents a prevailing plaintiff from re-litigating defences that could have been raised when seeking to enforce a judgment, so as to prevent a second legal action seeking more or different relief (if the plaintiff’s first claim on a cause of action prevailed).
 
Managed care
The integration of ≥ 2 hospitals/healthcare facilities to form a single unit.

merger

Managed care The integration of ≥ 2 hospitals/health care facilities to form a single unit. See Virtual merger.
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Asset drop-downs following many types of reorganizations, including statutory mergers, are allowed by Sec.
Such admonitions are well taken: executives at companies doing reverse mergers nowadays take pains to perform due diligence before hooking up with merger partners.
Each of these types of mergers can have different tax and legal consequences, and the acquirer and the seller must seek proper tax and legal advice from experts.
Assuming the consolidation trend will continue within the industry, executives must address three questions before they engage in a merger: Why do most mergers fail to achieve management's objectives?
Despite all this activity, a host of financial studies suggest there is good reason to doubt that mergers will create tomorrow's new wealth.
My statement purposely does not include any substantive discussion of specific mergers and acquisitions that have been proposed recently.
The most successful mergers (9, 11, 13) involve medium-sized, not-for-profit hospitals in the same community where: (1) the market power of two or more organizations is greater than severally; (2) there is significant opportunity for the possible consolidation of high-fixed cost services, such as obstetrics and open-heart surgery; and, (3) if specific service volumes are combined, it becomes feasible to offer to the community additional clinical programs that could not be supported effectively by either institution as a free-standing facility.
Although the North Carolina courts appear to have taken a restrictive position with respect to the survival of NOLs in mergers, the analysis of the source of losses and income by the court in Fieldcrest may offer some hope to taxpayers.
Our merger with The Blackstone Group, the largest private equity buyout in history, is a tribute to the dedication of our employees," said Richard Kincaid, president and CEO of Equity Office.
The proposed regulations also address many technical issues on cross-border mergers under Sec.
There is no simple answer, and indeed, there are rafts of shoals that mergers can founder on: poor pricing, cultural and/or people issues, poor planning, bad timing, weak integration.
When the government scrutinizes mergers, "there are no laws about strict market shares or number of players.