Table of contents for Enforcement of corporate governance in Asia : the unfinished agenda.


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Executive Summary ............................................................7
Chapter 1. The Merits of Shareholder Collective Actions
(Class Action Suits) in Chinese Taipei................. 19
1.  Securities class actions in Chinese Taipei .....................................   19
2.  Rigid civil law approaches weaken corporate and securities laws ..........20
3.  Regulatory competition fragments corporate law enforcement............21
4.  Insufficient supervision of directors by supervisors .............................21
5.  Institutional barriers to class actions in Chinese Taipei .......................22
6.  Reliance on criminal enforcement ..................................... .....23
7.  Enforcement against short-swing profit disgorgement........................26
8.  Recent piggyback enforcement case studies.............................. ...26
9.  The Investors Protection Law of 2003...................      ....29
10. New experience under the Investors Protection Law ..........................31
11.  Conclusions .........................................................32
Appendix.................................................37
Chapter 2.  Procomp: A Case in Chinese Taipei .....................................49
1.  B ackground  ............................................ .................. 49
2.  Facts  in  the  Procom p  case  ................................... ...................... 50
3.  Liabilities ........................................................... 57
4.  Investigations and enforcement ............................ .. .... ................57
5.  The impact of the Procomp  case............................................................  59
Chapter 3. Ensuring Judicial Infrastructure:
The Theory and Practice of Specialised Courts.....................61
1.  Introduction  ..................................... ...........................61
2.  The theory of specialised courts .....................      .....62
3.  The practice of specialised business courts ...................................... 65
4.  Concluding remarks and recommendations....................... .....69
Chpater 4. Relations between Regulators and Prosecutors in Korea........77
1. Acts and regulations on corporate governance ....................................77
2. Administrative bodies regulating corporate governance ......................77
3. Korea's prosecutorial system and its relations
with  administrative bodies............................... ....................80
4. A real investigation: The case of S Group......................... .....83
5.  The significance of the investigation........................ .................... 85
Chapter 5. The Prospects for Arbitration and Alternative
Dispute Resolution................................87
1.  W hy  arbitration  ?  .................................................. ............... ......... 87
2. Suitability of arbitration in company law disputes ..................................88
3. Difficulties of arbitration in company law disputes........................ 89
4. Enforcement ..........................   .      .........................90
5. Conclusion........................................91
Chapter 6. Implementation and Enforcement of Rules in Singapore
and the Case of China Aviation Oil ..................................... 93
1. Singapore's legal system ...............................93
2.  Recent commercial misconduct cases ..................................................97
3. China Aviation Oil - A case study ....................    .....99
4. Proposed reforms................................... 102
5.  C onclusion ............................... .. .............. .......................   106
Appendix.................................. ...       ..... ............ 108



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Corporate governance Asia, Corporate governance Law and legislation Asia