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Professor Kang Joins World-leading Scholars in Conference on US-Asia Comparative Corporate Governance

Professor Sang Yop KANG was invited to participate in a January 13-14, 2018 conference in Singapore on “US-Asia Comparative Corporate Governance”. The conference was organized jointly by the law research centers at National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and University of California, Berkeley.  Prominent corporate law professors who participated in addition to Professor Kang included Professors Holger Spamann (Harvard University), David Zaring (University of Pennsylvania), Dan Puchniak and Umakanth Varottil (NUS), Wan Wai Yee (SMU), Kon Sik Kim and Kyung Hoon Chun (Seoul National University), Gen Goto (University of Tokyo), and Manabu Matsunaka (Nagoya University).

The conference focused on selected issues of comparative corporate governance, including shareholder activism, minority shareholder protection, and agency-principal conflicts between controlling and minority shareholders and between boards and shareholders.

Professor Kang commented on Professor Kyung Hoon Chun’s draft article on the multiple derivative suit system in addition to commenting on topics presented by other participants.

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