Class Actions and Weighted Voting Rights – A Flawed Debate?

International Financial Law Review, May 2015

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016/022

5 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last revised: 24 Aug 2016

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Syren Johnstone

Department of Law, University of Hong Kong; Asian Institute of International Financial Law

Date Written: May 1, 2015

Abstract

HK law doesn’t recognize the class action suit. Does the SFC’s powers under the SFO to obtain remedies for investors mean that the class action issue is not relevant to the WVR debate?

Keywords: class action rights, weighted voting rights, listed companies, shareholder protection

Suggested Citation

Johnstone, Syren, Class Actions and Weighted Voting Rights – A Flawed Debate? (May 1, 2015). International Financial Law Review, May 2015; University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016/022. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2811028

Syren Johnstone (Contact Author)

Department of Law, University of Hong Kong ( email )

Faculty of Law, Pokfulam Road
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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Asian Institute of International Financial Law ( email )

Faculty of Law, Pokfulam Road
Pokfulam
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.hku.hk/faculty/staff/syren_johnstone.php

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