5

Investors’ Problems and Protection

 

CHAPTER OUTLINE
  • Introduction
  • Relationship Between Investor Protection and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance Through Legal Protection of Investors
  • Investor Protection in India
  • SEBI’s Poor Performance—Suggestions for Improvement

Introduction

Strong investor protection is associated with effective corporate governance. In fact, corporate governance has been advocated by everyone interested in the long term shareholder value, which in turn promotes orderly development of industries and economies. When an investor places his hard-earned money in the securities of a corporation, he does so with certain expectations of its performance, the corporate benefits that may accrue to him, and above all, ...

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