Legal framework for promoting minority shareholders' protection in Thailand

Lertnuwat, Nilubol (2012) Legal framework for promoting minority shareholders' protection in Thailand. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

Abstract

Since the Asian currency crisis the legal framework for protecting minority shareholders in Thai listed companies has been strengthened. International and Western legal principles have been adopted to improve its efficiency and effectiveness. the main purpose has been to grow investment. The research questions whether the adopted legal principles are appropriate in the Thai context. It considers (i) whether the existing Thai legal framework provides adequate protection for minority shareholders; (ii) whether the transplanting of legal frameworks from other jurisdictions into Thai law is feasible; and (iii) what the obstacles to legal reforms are.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
URI http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21331
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1801 Law
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Law
Keywords companies, corporate, corporations, stakeholders, shares, legal system, laws, corporate law, business law, securities, participation, governance, Thailand, Germany, American, United States, East Asian
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