Online from: 1993
Subject Area: Accounting and Finance
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|Title:||Enhancing corporate governance in listed companies with concentrated shareholdings: A Malaysian perspective|
|Author(s):||Shanthy Rachagan, (Monash University, Selangor, Malaysia)|
|Citation:||Shanthy Rachagan, (2010) "Enhancing corporate governance in listed companies with concentrated shareholdings: A Malaysian perspective", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 17 Iss: 4, pp.430 - 440|
|Keywords:||Corporate governance, Family firms, Public sector organization, Shareholders|
|Article type:||Conceptual paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/13590791011082788 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The paper aims to focus on diverse ownership structures, especially the controlling shareholder system and their impact on corporate governance.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper deliberates the agency problems in concentrated shareholder-listed companies in general which are related transactions involving controlling shareholders, significant corporate actions, and control transactions. The paper further studies agency issues in Malaysian-listed companies specifically relating to government-linked companies and family-owned companies.
Findings – The paper identifies agency problems in concentrated shareholding-listed companies which are government linked or family owned and then provide solutions to overcome these problems.
Originality/value – Specific agency problems in Malaysian-listed companies and solutions to overcome them are presented in this paper.
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