Protecting Investors

The table below provides a full breakdown of how the disclosure, director liability, and shareholder suits indexes are calculated in China. 

Disclosure

 
What corporate body provides legally sufficient approval for the transaction?  
●Immediate disclosure to the public and/or shareholders 
●Disclosures in published periodic filings  
●Disclosures by Mr. James to board of directors 
●Requirement that an external body review the transaction before it takes place 

Director Liability

 
●Shareholder plaintiff's ability to hold Mr. James liable for damage the Buyer-Seller transaction causes to the company.  
●Shareholder plaintiff's ability to hold the approving body (the CEO or board of directors) liable for damage to the company. 
●Whether a court can void the transaction upon a successful claim by a shareholder plaintiff  
●Whether Mr. James pays damages for the harm caused to the company upon a successful claim by the shareholder plaintiff  
●Whether Mr. James repays profits made from the transaction upon a successful claim by the shareholder plaintiff 
●Whether fines and imprisonment can be applied against Mr. James  
Shareholder plaintiff's ability to sue directly or derivatively for damage the transaction causes to the company 

Shareholder Suits

 
●Documents available to the plaintiff from the defendant and witnesses during trial  
●Ability of plaintiffs to directly question the defendant and witnesses during trial 
●Plaintiff can request categories of documents from the defendant without identifying specific ones  
●Shareholders owning 10% or less of Buyer's shares can request an inspector investigate the transaction 
●Level of proof required for civil suits is lower than that for criminal cases 
●Shareholders owning 10% or less of Buyer's shares can inspect transaction documents before filing suit 
 
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