Foreign Shareholder Rights

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Like certain U.S. states, the country of Malaysia does not give dissenting shareholders any right to appraisal of the value of their shares. Instead, the Malaysian Capital Markets and Services Act of 2007 (“Act”) provides that in a “compulsory acquisition,” dissenting shareholders may seek what Americans might refer to as equitable relief.

Pursuant to the

Turkish Commercial Code No. 6102 grants a number of specific rights to minority shareholders representing at least 10% of share capital in a non-public joint stock company, with the aim of protecting them against majority shareholders or company management. These rights, which might affect significant functions, can be briefly explained as follows:

  • Minority shareholders may