- Research Handbooks in Corporate Law and Governance series
Edited by Jennifer G. Hill and Randall S. Thomas
The concept of shareholder protection in China is only recently becoming an issue for serious consideration. China’s rapid transition toward a market-based economy, coupled in part with increasing internationalization of capital markets and global convergences of business corporations and practices, has accelerated China’s learning curve and expedited the movement of its corporate laws toward those in developed Western countries. This chapter analyses the company laws protecting Chinese shareholders, evaluates the effectiveness of China’s corporate governance framework and concludes with a discussion on the importance of protecting the rights of minority shareholders, particularly in the context of China’s economy.
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