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Prof. Robin Hui HUANG publishes an article in the Journal of Corporate Law Studies

Posted on 23 March, 2020

Prof. Robin Hui HUANG has published an article, titled “The (re)introduction of dual-class share structures in Hong Kong: a historical and comparative analysis”, in the Journal of Corporate Law Studies (2020), Issue 1. From a law and economics perspective, this article critically examines the dual-class share structure for listed companies recently introduced in Hong Kong, also known as weighted voting rights (WVR), under which a special class of shareholders’ voting rights are conferred disproportionately with respect to their equity interest. This article argues that the WVR regime is generally a positive development for Hong Kong to maintain and consolidate its role as a global financial centre, but there are still some significant regulatory issues that need to be addressed in the years to come.

Read the full article at Taylor & Francis Online or SSRN