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protection of minority shareholders in affected transactions

Sandra Du Toit

protection of minority shareholders in affected transactions

a comparative study

by Sandra Du Toit

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Published by UV/UFS in Bloemfontein .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minority stockholders -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sandra du Toit.
    SeriesMededelings van die Sentrum vir Ondernemingsreg = Transactions of the Centre for Business Law -- 39, Transactions of the Centre for Business Law -- 39.
    ContributionsUniversity of the Free State. Centre for Business Law.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKTL1079 .D88 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17113565M
    ISBN 100868867519
    ISBN 109780868867519
    LC Control Number2008430302

    MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS general give company managers a "rough time." Some corporate officers say they have to spend more time and thought in keeping minority shareholders pacified than in operating the business. A minority shareholder may try to force a buy-out of his interest at an.   Therefore, minority shareholders have been given the opportunity to monitor suspicious behaviour of majority shareholders by gathering both public and private information. 34 The Fourth Directive has introduced a requirement for the preparation of balance sheets-, profit and loss statements-, annual reports, to which the minority shareholders.

    21 An example of an unfair prejudice against the minority is a breach of director’s duty against the members and not the company. See Atlasview Ltd v Brightview Ltd [] 2 BCLC , Derivative claims are mostly aligned with protecting the assets of a company company’s and violation of majority shareholder rights. The protection of minority shareholders is one of the important topics in company law. The two major oppression of minority shareholders are from the management and the majority shareholders. In this thesis, I seek to study the two oppression and the minority protection under the company law in Hong Kong and China.

    shareholder protection has been improving in the last three decades; that the protection of minority against majority shareholders is considerably stronger in blockholder countries; and that convergence in shareholder protection has been taking place since and has been increasing since Table of Contents Introduction Objective the Study Limitation of the Study Research Methodology Shadow of the Research Chapter-One Rights of Minority Shareholders Minority Shareholder Nature of the Minority Shareholder Rights Right of Minority Under the Companies Act Right of Minority Under the Common Law Summery of the Rights Chapter-Two Significant Case Study .


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Protection of minority shareholders in affected transactions by Sandra Du Toit Download PDF EPUB FB2

The burden of proof imposed on a claimant and the range of issues necessarily considered at this stage define the process within which the courts balance protection of the company from the cost and distraction of bogus actions on the one hand, and minority shareholders from unacceptable excesses of majority shareholder rule on the other.

A minority shareholder has certain statutory rights, depending on the size of its stake in the company. This exercise outlines the protection available for minority shareholders and. In conclusion, the legal protection of minority shareholders in Australia is derived from Foss v Harbottle () 2 Hare The judgment handed down in this case has been tremendously influential and has been developed by interpretation, intervention and decisions from the courts.

Introduction Reasons for minority Protection. When exploring the issue of protecting minority shareholders, there is a question that eventually arises: why is there are a need for the company law to offer protection to the minority shareholders when all the parties follow the majority rule, or are exercising managerial power.

In this event, all minority shareholders who are scattered, although together they could control even 80 percent of the shares, are defined as minority shareholders, as every one of them is a minority shareholder, and they cannot assemble enough votes to act as majority shareholders.

Protection of Minority Shareholders In A Company Under The Companies Act Introduction: Democratic decisions are made in accordance with the majority decision and same rule was also applicable in the Companies cases also.

As per the Companies Actshareholders who hold the majority of shares, rule the company. Written in a readable style, this book provides an account, and much-needed analysis, of minority shareholders rights and remedies under section of the Companies Act In the study of minority shareholders rights, there has been a tendency to give inadequate attention to the remedies now available.

This book take a new approach to the treatment of minority shareholders protection. The publication reviews provisions covering related party transactions and the protection of minority shareholder rights in 31 jurisdictions, both OECD and non-OECD.

In addition, the regulatory and legal systems that have beeen developed in five jurisdictions are reviewed in detail and allow a wide range of experience to be compared and lessons Price: $ investor protection. Investor Protection LYU JINGYU H As we all known, investor protection plays a decisive role in the financial markets.

Some literature asserts that the benefit of minority shareholders and creditors will be expropriated by controlling shareholders is a common situation. As a result, to some extent, the core idea of Corporate Governance is to prevent the right of.

MULTILATERAL INSTRUMENT PROTECTION OF MINORITY SECURITY HOLDERS IN SPECIAL TRANSACTIONS PART 1 DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION Definitions – In this Instrument “affected security” means (a) for a business combination of an issuer, an equity security of the issuer in whichFile Size: KB.

Whilst all the shareholders in a company are getting on well with each other and the company’s business is prosperous, the issue of minority shareholder protection would appear to.

Corporate governance is based on majority rule, which although efficient, allows for possible abuse by the majority. The law has therefore provided various methods for the protection of minority shareholders.

These methods are highly fact-sensitive and minority shareholders are reminded to choose the correct method for addressing the specific problems they face.

Like any collective. Date Apr Type:Company Director Magazine Mark Easton explains why directors need to be mindful of their duty to act fairly between shareholders and consider carefully the effect their decisions could have on minority shareholders.

The Corporations Act provides far-reaching remedies for oppressed minority shareholders. Directors should exercise their powers and manage the company.

and controlling shareholders, on one hand, and minority shareholders, on the other, do occur also in unlisted companies.

The typical outcome of such conflicts is that minority shareholders lose because they are unable or unwilling to challenge decisions by the board and are also outvoted at general meetings.

A final updated and edited version of this paper will be published as “Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People’s Republic of China” in D.

Puchniak et al. (eds.), The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming Spring ).Cited by: 4. Major challenges in achieving better protection for minority shareholders arise from (1) the size of the majority block holdings held by the State in major Chinese listed companies; (2) the low.

Protection of minority shareholders’ rights. The protection of minority shareholder’s rights must be understood within the context of the rules set by the Act, the common law, the Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) of the Company and the Shareholders Agreement, in the event that a company has a shareholders’ agreement.

nority shareholders.3 Around all 3 events, we find that minority shareholders in firms with higher total values of related-party transactions experienced signifi cantly larger abnormal returns than minority shareholders in firms with lower or 0 total value of related-party transactions.

This is. Minority Shareholder Protection in China’s Top Listed Companies* Roman Tomasic** and Neil Andrews*** Western economists have argued that the legal environment for the protection of minority shareholders and mechanisms for restricting the expropriation of minority shareholders will be important in determining the size and extent of aCited by: The Protection of Shareholder Rights and the Equitable Treatment of Shareholders shareholders.

The protection provided in the legislation of some countries is stronger than that provided in others. One would recognize that although the various sub-principles enunciated the minority shareholders. So, for example, the rightFile Size: 50KB.

minority protection, the home ownership context has a stronger claim for minority protection. Company Law The protection of valuable proprietary rights is an important factor in protection of minority rights.

While shareholders do not have any legal or beneficial interest in the property of the.The SEC is granted authority under Section 13(e) of the Exchange Act to regulate the treatment of minority shareholders in going private transactions. The impact of this provision, according to Coffee (a), is to “deny controlling shareholders the practical Cited by:   The Mobility Package currently under discussion in the Council will constitute a major breakthrough for cross-border transactions if finally adopted.

Although its focus is on enabling companies to make use of the freedom of establishment, some of its core rules address the protection of creditors and minority shareholders. Both groups can be adversely affected by being transferred across Author: Martin Winner.