SHAREHOLDERS' RIGHTS & REMEDIES
2014/2015, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4249 ( 4 ) / LL5249 ( 4 ) / LL6249 ( 0 )
The course will examine at an advanced level the rights and duties of company shareholders. In doing so the course will critically examine, from a comparative perspective, the division of power between the various organs of the modern company and the underlying policy of the law with regard to shareholders rights. The course will also key in on topical issues such as the effectiveness of shareholders' rights, enabling v mandatory theories of shareholders' rights, the statutory derivative action and its effectiveness and the role of the company in shareholder litigation. Finally, it will look at international developments including institutional shareholder activism.
NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent.
9 sessions over 3 weeks: Three, 3hr weekly seminars
Intensive: Week 1 - 3: 12 - 29 August 2014
Mode of Assessment:
Class Participation - 20%; Research Paper - 80% [Due: Fri, 3 Oct 2014 (11pm)]