COMPARATIVE CORPORATE LAW IN EAST ASIA
2018/2019, Semester 2
Modular Credits: LL4351 ( 4 ) / LL5351 ( 4 ) / LL6351 ( 4 )
This module examines principal corporate law issues from a comparative perspective. As for jurisdictions, it primarily focuses on Japan and Korea in comparison with UK and US. Beginning with the peculiar ownership structure of Japan and Korea and the nature of their agency problems, the module explores various legal strategies employed to address these challenges. The topics to be covered include shareholder power, corporate organizational structure, independent directors, fiduciary duties, shareholder lawsuits, hostile takeovers, and creditor protection.
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent. LC2008% Company Law or its equivalent.
Mode of Assessment:
Class Participation - 20%; 6-Hr Take Home Exam - 80% [Release: Fri, 8 March 2019 (3pm); Due: Fri, 8 March 2019 (9pm)]
Intensive: Wk 1 to 3; Dates: 14 Jan - 1 Feb 2019 [Mon, Wed: 6.30 - 9.30pm; & Fri: 2.30 - 5.30pm]