Market Freedom or Shareholders’ Protection? A Comparative Analysis of the Duties of Nominee Directors

(2008) 50 International Journal of Law and Management, 168-188

21 Pages Posted: 30 Aug 2009 Last revised: 20 Mar 2017

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Mohammad Rizal Salim

Nottingham University Business School, Malaysia Campus

TaiYong Teh

Independent

Date Written: August 27, 2009

Abstract

This paper examines the recent codification of the duties of nominee directors in Malaysia. We highlight the need for clear law reform objectives and argue that the Malaysian approach is overly prescriptive and inconsistent with commercial reality.

Keywords: Nominee directors, corporate governance, law reform, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, Singapore

JEL Classification: K00, K20, K40

Suggested Citation

Salim, Mohammad Rizal and Teh, TaiYong, Market Freedom or Shareholders’ Protection? A Comparative Analysis of the Duties of Nominee Directors (August 27, 2009). (2008) 50 International Journal of Law and Management, 168-188 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1462689

Mohammad Rizal Salim (Contact Author)

Nottingham University Business School, Malaysia Campus ( email )

Nottingham University Business School
Jalan Broga
43500 Semenyih, Selangor 43500
Malaysia

HOME PAGE: http://www.nottingham.edu.my

TaiYong Teh

Independent ( email )

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