A. Nothing in this chapter:
1. Affects the provisions of chapters 24 through 35 and chapters 36 through 40 of this title regarding the corporation commission's acceptance or denial of new, restated or amended articles of incorporation.
2. Affects the operation of state or federal antitrust laws or the attorney general's enforcement of those laws.
3. Is intended to create any private or governmental right or cause of action relating to the transaction or related parties.
B. This chapter does not apply to any transactions for which a letter of intent or memorandum of understanding or similar documentation was executed on or before December 31, 1996.